FIRST AID COURSES - TOWNSVILLE

Getting Here

CAR – FREE onsite parking is available. From the Townsville CBD, travel south along Bowen Road out of the city until you reach the Townsville Golf Club. Turn left into Benson Street.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT (MAP)

BUS – 5 MINS walk – Bowen Road stops

Food & Refreshments

Water is provided throughout the day.

There is a 30 minute lunch break for courses running over 4 hours. No external food allowed. There are limited food venues within walking distance.

NOTE: To make sure you have enough time to comfortably sign in and complete enrolment documents, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your course commencement. You will need your USI number with you at the time of enrolment.

First Aid Courses in Townsville

Life in a bustling city like Townsville can be full of unexpected events, including accidents and medical crises. One way to prepare yourself for these events and to contribute to your community is by learning first aid. The skills and techniques that you’ll pick up from a 1- or 2-day first aid training can make a big difference if you ever find yourself in the middle of an emergency.

Australia Wide First Aid makes it easy for people of all walks of life to enrol in a first aid course. A nationally recognised training organisation (RTO 31961), we offer regular trainings in more than 20 locations across the country, including Townsville. Our courses are taught by experienced trainers and assessors, who can travel to your home or place of work for on-site trainings. Aside from regular courses, we also offer streamlined courses for those who want to quickly renew their certifications.

Our organisation adheres to a high standard of training; we use the VET Quality Framework to ensure that all our students receive consistent instruction. In addition, our Provide First Aid course is endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing, and we follow the guidelines set by the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) and Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

Located on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Townsville is a picturesque city with a young population. Many government, commercial, and community organisations have offices here, and the city hosts many cultural and sporting activities, such as the Australian Festival of Chamber Music every July. Townsville is also a major industrial centre and serves as a base for some of the largest refineries for zinc, nickel, and copper in the world. It offers plenty of opportunities for locals and newcomers alike.

Location
Townsville Golf Club, Benson St, South Townsville, QLD 4812

What Can You Gain By Learning First Aid?

Enrolling in a first aid course can earn you points for Continuing Professional Development. First aid certification can also make you a more attractive applicant to prospective employers, as it highlights your skills and drive to learn, lead, and help others. But more than that, learning first aid makes you more capable of accomplishing the Three Ps—preserving life, preventing further injury, and promoting recovery—in cases of emergency. The skills and techniques that you’ll learn from the course will allow you to help a person in need, regardless if it’s a member of your family, someone from work, or a complete stranger.

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How Can You Join a First Aid Course?

Australia Wide First Aid offers training courses in Townsville seven days a week, allowing professionals and students alike to attend classes without taking time off work or school. To sign up, simply choose a course from our list and provide the full payment and a valid USI. Students are required to complete an online assessment the night before the face-to-face training, or they will not be admitted to the class. Within 48 hours of completing all their requirements and passing their online and practical assessments, students can expect to receive a copy of their Statements of Attainment.

First Aid Training Classes in Townsville

Here’s a list of regular and fast-tracked first aid courses that you can join:

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Provide CPR

Provide CPR teaches students the proper techniques and considerations when applying cardiopulmonary resuscitation, one of the basic skills needed to apply first aid. This course requires 3 hours of face-to-face training on top of 2.5 hours of online assessments.

Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001)

Express CPR

Those who want to renew their CPR certification can take the shorter Express CPR course. Aside from the online assessment, this course requires 2 hours of face-to-face training.

Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001)

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Provide First Aid

Among the lessons would-be first aiders will learn in this 8-hour course is providing life support, managing casualties, and providing first aid response. The online assessment for this course also takes 8 hours to complete.

Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001), Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002), and Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

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Express Provide First Aid

This fast-tracked course requires only 5 hours of face-to-face training, making it a perfect option for those who are renewing their certifications and professionals who can’t take a lot of time off work.
Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001), Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

(HLTAID002), and Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

Keep yourself prepared and become an asset to your community by learning how to administer first aid. To find out more about our group bookings, on-site trainings, and first aid courses in Townsville, call 1300 336 613 or send an email to info@australiawidefirstaid.com.au.

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