CPR first aid course benefits
Melbourne CPR First Aid Course Fast-Tracked
Online First Aid Course + Face-to-Face Training
Same-Day First Aid Certificate – Nationally Recognised
Group First Aid Courses at Your Melbourne Site
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – endorsed
Australian College of Nursing – endorsed
Registered Training Organisation #31961
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Same-day first aid certificate
Get your CPR first aid certificate the same day by doing our online first aid course module then attending our fast-tracked face-to-face first aid training and assessment.
It’s a quick and cheap first aid course that teaches life-saving CPR and gets you a fully accredited first aid certificate.
First aid certification is among the requirements in many job classifications. A first aid certificate shows a sense of responsibility, willingness to take the initiative, regardless of the circumstances, and a community spirit.
Our Best Price Guarantee is absolutely clear: find a cheap first aid course — Melbourne or in any other Australian location for that matter — and we’ll beat it by 10%!
An accredited first aid certificate will open doors for you… not just in Melbourne. An Australia Wide First Aid certificate will be recognised and accepted Australia-wide!
3 easy steps to your first aid certificate
To get your certificate the same day as your course, you need to:
- Enrol and pay your course fee in full
- Provide a valid USI (Unique Student Identifier)
- Complete your e-learning and face-to-face first aid training & assessment
Your first aid certificate (Statement of Attainment) can then be emailed direct to you as a PDF, ready for you to print out or send to employers.
Australia Wide First Aid courses can also go toward your CPD (Continuing Professional Development).
First aid courses at your place
Business Owners know they need to satisfy their workplace health and safety obligations. Your staff may need to be trained in a CPR and first aid.
Our group CPR first aid training is an ideal way to manage this.
We can hold this group training at your premises. This is less disruptive for the individuals who need first aid training and makes it easier for your administration to organise.
Importantly, it means the course itself can be tailored to directly address the health and safety concerns specific to your workplace.
Please don’t hesitate to call us if you need further advice.
Training at Australia Wide First Aid
Our mission is to make it easier for all Australians to access life-saving first aid skills. We will not only match prices offered by other providers — St John First Aid, First Aid Pro, CPR First Aid and First Aid Courses Melbourne, and more — we will beat their best prices by 10%.
We’ve been delivering first aid training of the highest standard since 1996 — providing courses for new first aiders, as well as first aid refresher courses for health professionals looking to renew their certification.
Our trainers are as good as it gets. Read some of our Google reviews.
Find our CPR first aid training centres
Level 8, 131 Queen Street Melbourne CBD, VIC 3000
The Clayton Hotel, 319 Clayton Road, Clayton VIC 3168
Quest Dandenong – Training Room, 2–6 James Street, Dandenong VIC 3175
Quest Epping – Training Room, cnr Cooper & Miller Streets, Epping, VIC 3076
Quest Frankston on the Bay – Training Room, 435 Nepean Highway, Frankston VIC 3199
The Coach, Level 1, 33 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood VIC 3134
Club Italia – Training Room, 128-152 Furlong Road, Sunshine VIC 3020
Barclay On View – Training Room, 181 View Street, Bendigo VIC 3550
The Geelong Club – Training Room, 74 Brougham Street, Geelong VIC 3220
Melbourne First Aid Short Courses
The following overviews will help you choose your first aid short course.
Whether you’re looking for courses, such as “surf lifesaving first aid course”, “lifesavers first aid”, “senior first aid courses”, etc., our short courses are for people who need first aid certification on the job, as well as for those who want first aid skills in order to help those in need.
The course codes below link to the official government training descriptions. Please note that first aid course codes are being revised. The following course codes are affected:
More in-depth information can be found on our Courses page.
First Aid Course Pros and Cons
It takes only a short time to gain game-changing life-saving skills with the HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation course.
This CPR training is included in HLTAID003 Provide first aid and HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. But these 2 courses go deeper, teaching you how to respond effectively to almost any medical emergency.
With this increased scope, there is of course more e-Learning involved, plus a half-day of face-to-face training.
Both of these 2 courses are ideal for career advancement, with HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting your best choice if you plan to work in the childcare or education sectors.
You must be at least 14 years of age to attend an Australia Wide First Aid course.
If you have a disability that could negatively affect your training and assessment, it is likely you would be awarded a Statement of Attendance rather than a Statement of Attainment. Please contact us beforehand.
First Aid Course Tips
- Download your First Aid eBook. Read the relevant pages as explained in your Welcome email.
- Refer to the eBook while you answer questions in your e-Learning. Take as many attempts as you need to arrive at correct answers. Submit your finished e-Learning by 11.59pm the day before your face-to-face training.
- Assessment requires you to perform uninterrupted CPR on a manikin on the floor for 2 minutes. Bring a cushion or towel if you wish to make it easier for your knees.
- Get your USI (Unique Student Identifier) — free at the official government website. This is a certification requirement.
Getting started with your CPR first aid training
If you’re in business, get in touch with us today to arrange cost-effective CPR first aid training for your staff.
Short courses at Australia Wide First Aid
Our first aid courses are designed for individuals and groups to gain nationally accredited first aid certification. These courses include:
Learn the proper application of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Your technique will be fine-tuned during a face-to-face first aid training session with your accomplished trainer, following an online first course comprising e-Learning that is carefully streamlined for faster completion.
Official recognition of your ability to respond to cardiac and breathing-related emergencies will be your nationally recognised CPR certification — emailed to you the same day as course completion.
Don’t hesitate to enrol in this course to know how good it feels to have the skills to save lives.
By far our most popular first aid course, Provide First Aid is a requirement for workplace first aid compliance.
Previously known as Apply First Aid and Senior First Aid, this course includes 4 jam-packed hours of face-to-face training, preceded by highly informative e-Learning that has been streamlined for accelerated certification.
This in-demand course teaches first aid response, life support, treatment for stings, bites, asthma, anaphylaxis, management of casualties, and more.
This is the course for parents of young children, as well as those interested in childcare and education work.
With its focus on First Aid for infantsand children, this course also covers first aid management of medical conditions and injuries of all types.
You’ll learn to properly assess emergency situations, in addition to CPR techniques that apply to infants, children, and adults.
After completing your e-Learning beforehand, you’ll gain further valuable information in face-to-face training. Students are unanimous in saying this fascinating 5 hour session is empowering and a highly enjoyable way to gain certification in Child Care First Aid.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does first aid qualification take?
A first aid course can be done in one day, provided you complete the required e-Learning prior to the day of your course.
The online first aid course module comprises e-Learning — reading material (First Aid eBook) plus a multiple-choice questionnaire you can do in your own time.
Just be sure to submit your completed e-Learning by 11:59pm the day before your scheduled face-to-face training and assessment. This practical session is also streamlined, taking 2 to 5 hours, depending on which course you take.
How long does my first aid certificate last for?
The validity period for the Provide CPR certificate is 12 months from date of issue. The official recommendation for Provide First Aid and Child Care First Aid, is to renew your certification every 3 years
How much does a first aid course cost?
Costs for our first aid courses are cheaper than you'll find anywhere else — whether for Provide CPR, Provide First Aid, or Child Care First Aid.
The drop-down selector at the top of our web pages shows up-to-the-minute prices and availability for all our first aid courses.
Our Best Price Guarantee gives you a 10% advantage over any competing first aid courses.
Where are first aid courses held?
We provide first aid training in
See all of our branches listed here: Find a First Aid course near me.
Group first aid training can also be conducted, by arrangement, at your site. The booking arrangements are easier to manage and, more importantly, the training can be tailored to suit the specific health and safety concerns at your workplace.
Are school first aid courses available?
Our trainers are available for Group First Aid courses. The minimum age for first aid certification is 14 years.
MELBOURNE FIRST AID TRAINING CENTRES
Our Melbourne training venues are generally easy to get to via public transport.
NOTE: Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. This allows everyone to be safely seated and prevents disruptions impacting on the busy schedules of all who are in attendance.
Food & Refreshment
Water is available. A 30-minute lunch break is scheduled for courses running over 4 hours. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. Alternatively, there are eateries nearby.
NOTE: Be sure to arrive 15 minutes before course commencement. Our first aid courses in Melbourne run like clockwork. We respect the busy schedules of all in attendance. For that reason, late arrivals are unlikely to gain entry.