Frequently Asked Questions

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How long does it take to complete a First Aid Course?
A First Aid Course will take 2 to 5 hours of face to face learning depending on which type of First Aid Course.

Course TitleCourse Duration
CPR (HLTAID001)2 hours
Provide First aid (HLTAID003)4 hours
Child Care First Aid (HLTAID004)5 Hours
How much does a First Aid Course cost?
The cost of our First Aid Courses range from $54 to $195, depending on the location, and the type of First Aid Course, i.e - CPR only (HLTAID001), Provide First Aid Including CPR (HLTAID003), or Child Care First Aid (HLTAID004).

Our first aid courses are trained strictly in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.
Is Australia Wide First Aid accredited? Will my Statement of attainment be nationally recognised?
Australia Wide First Aid is a Nationally Recognised Training Organisation (no: 31961) which means the first aid statement of attainment we provide, are nationally recognised.

We follow the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and every competent student will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.
How long am I certified for?

Please see below for the renewal/validity period of each course.

  • HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – 12 months
  • HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support – 3 years
  • HLTAID003 – Provide first aid – 3 years
  • HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting – 3 years
How can I renew my certification?
To renew simply book online or call us on 1300 336 613.
What do I need to do before attending my First Aid Course?
You are required to read the Australia Wide First Aid e-manual and complete the e-learning assessment. These will be issued electronically after completing your booking. Students must successfully complete the e-learning assessment to be eligible to attend face to face training. E-learning assessments must be completed by 11:59pm, the day prior to your course.
Can I have a first aid course conducted at my workplace or home?
Yes, Australia Wide First Aid can come to your workplace or home at a time that suits you. For more information on onsite and group bookings - click here. Australia Wide First Aid provides group discounts, and training that can be tailored to your environment and situation.
Is the statement of attainment for the one day course the same as completing the two day course?

Yes. The statement of attainment is the same, regardless of whether you complete your first aid course in one day or two days.

Australia Wide First Aid offers a streamlined course option (one day), educating you with the same first aid skills but in a fast tracked manner, to ensure you gain your first aid statement of attainment with minimal disruption to your work or home life.

Where can I attend a course?
We offer first aid training in 20 locations across the country, including in most state capitals – First Aid Courses Sydney (NSW),Brisbane (QLD), Melbourne (VIC), Perth (WA), as well as in several additional locations in Queensland. See the locations page for more details.
When do I pay for my first aid course?
To secure your booking, you are required to make payment for your course at the time of booking.
How do I pay for my first aid course?
You can pay for your course with a Visa or Mastercard online or over the phone with one our friendly customer service representatives.
When will I receive my certificate?
Your Statement of Attainment (PDF) upon successful completion of the course on the same day. Students must have provided a valid USI to AWFA and paid for their course in full (excludes account holders).
What happens if I cannot attend my booked course?
Student who can not attend their course may rebook the course to an alternative date. Please refer to our Fees and Refund policy. Conditions apply.
Do Australia Wide First Aid courses award me with Continuing Professional Development (CPD)?
Yes. You can gain Continuing Development Points (CPD) with Australia Wide First Aid.
Can a person with a disability attend your courses?

A person with a disability can attend our courses.

If the person is unable to kneel down on the floor to perform compressions and breaths for two continuous uninterrupted minutes the student can only be issued with a statement of attendance - not a statement of attainment.

If your question is not answered here, please contact us directly for assistance.

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