First Aid Training Melbourne CBD
Why more people choose Australia Wide First Aid 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 Training at Your Site
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – endorsed
Australian College of Nursing – endorsed
Registered Training Organisation #31961 – established 1996
Student-focused for Better Training Outcomes
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Our Melbourne CBD training centre
Australia Wide First Aid fast-tracks CPR first aid training in Melbourne.
Our first aid courses are also cheaper than others – guaranteed.
Find our Melbourne first aid training centre at 131 Queen Street, in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.
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Seeing you can also get your certificate the same day as your course, this makes it a no-brainer.
Australia Wide First Aid certificates are recognised and accepted Australia-wide. That’s because of our standing as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31961).
Our CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training follows the guidelines established by the Australian Resuscitation Council.
Same-day first aid certificate
Get your certificate the same day at Australia Wide First Aid Melbourne CBD.
Our fast-tracked process is the result of fine-tuning of our training systems since 1996. We’ve now helped well over a million Australians qualify in first aid.
Learning first aid is enjoyable and effective with our first aid trainers. You can quickly see the kind of appreciation there is for our trainers in our Google reviews.
As a business owner, workplace health and safety obligations generally involve an assessment of potential hazards at your site. This, in turn, enables you to decide who, among your staff, needs first aid certification.
Our group first aid training is ideal for managing this for you.
Group first aid courses can be conducted onsite at your premises by arrangement. Training can be tailored to suit the specific health and safety concerns at your workplace in or around the Melbourne CBD.
There is less disruption for your people and administration is easier. In the bigger picture, first aid qualification in the workplace results in greater confidence in the event of a medical emergency.
Please don’t hesitate to call us if you need further advice.
Melbourne workplace first aid compliance
Our Group first aid training makes it easy for you as a business owner to address your workplace health and safety concerns and have your staff trained accordingly.
There are the cost benefits our account holders enjoy, as well as the option to have your first aid training conducted onsite at your premises.
This would directly address the health and safety concerns specific to your workplace. Along with being trained in their own workplace, your staff will receive fully accredited certification.
Whether the training is held at your site or at one of our training centres, successful students receive their first aid certificates the same day as the course.
Your place or ours
See all Australia Wide First Aid training centres on our Branches page.
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Comparing popular courses
The HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation course focuses on teaching in short time, the life-saving technique of CPR.
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting are courses that teach how to respond effectively to a wide range of medical emergencies.
These two courses include CPR training and are more comprehensive in their scope of first aid skills and knowledge. As a consequence, there is additional e-Learning plus a half-day of face-to-face training.
Both courses are ideal for career advancement. If you plan to work in the childcare or education sectors, HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting would be your choice.
Choosing a trainer for your first aid course
Accredited CPR First Aid Training
Our fully accredited first aid training follows the guidelines set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).
Australia Wide First Aid certificates are recognised and accepted all over Australia.
First aid training endorsement
Our first aid training has unwavering support from the peak bodies in Australia’s health industry.
The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) — endorses and includes our first aid courses in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for nurses.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) — also endorses our courses, including our first aid training in its recommendations for doctors’ Continuing Professional Development.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does first aid qualification take?
First aid qualification can be done in one day, provided you complete the required e-Learning prior to the day of your course.
The e-Learning is an online module, comprising reading material — First Aid eBook (free download) — plus a multiple-choice quiz you can do in your own time, logging back in as time permits.
Simply 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 certificate last for?
The official recommendation for Provide First Aid and Child Care First Aid, is to renew your certification every 3 years. The validity period for the Provide CPR certificate is 12 months from date of issue.
How much does a course cost?
The cost for an Australia Wide First Aid course is cheaper than you'll find anywhere else — whether for Provide CPR, Provide First Aid, or Child Care First Aid.
Our Best Price Guarantee gives you a 10% advantage over any competing first aid courses.
The drop-down selector at the top of our web pages shows up-to-the-minute prices and availability for all our courses.
Are first aid certificates accepted in all states?
Australia Wide First Aid certificates will be recognised and accepted all over Australia. Our certificates are officially accredited and comply with national regulatons and standards.
Your first aid certificate will be beneficial to your career. Sent to you as a PDF the day you complete your course, you'll be able to print it, as well as email it to employers.
Are school first aid courses available?
Our trainers are available for group first aid courses. The minimum age for certification is 14 years.
Where are courses held?
Group training can be conducted at your site. This is by arrangement and makes training and booking easy for you to manage.
More importantly, this group first aid training can be tailored to suit the health and safety concerns specific to your workplace.
Our training for both groups and individuals is also regularly available at locations throughout
See all of our branches.
Course admission requirements
To attend an Australia Wide First Aid course, you must be at least 14 years of age.
For cardiopulmonary resuscitation assessment, you’ll need to demonstrate 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on a manikin positioned on the floor. You are welcome to bring a towel or cushion for your knees.
Essential reading for first aid students
Starting your first aid training
Book your Melbourne CBD first aid course with little more than a few clicks. Or phone and let our friendly team make a booking for a time that best suits your schedule.
Our Melbourne CBD training venue is easy to get to via public transport.
BUS, TRAM and TRAIN are all close by.
NOTE: Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. This allows everyone to be safely seated.
Food & Refreshment
Water is readily available.
A 30 minute lunch break is scheduled for courses running over 4 hours. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. There are also plenty of food options in the area.
Types of first aid
First aid courses target specific knowledge and skill sets that apply in different circumstances.
Our most popular course — HLTAID011 Provide First Aid — satisfies Australian workplace compliance. This course incorporates HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support, as well as HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which focuses on the life-saving techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
All our accredited first aid courses are fully compliant and will teach you essential first aid techniques.
Australia Wide First Aid courses
Australia Wide First Aid provides short courses designed for individuals and groups to gain
nationally accredited certification. These courses include:
Learn the proper application of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Provide CPR is trained and assessed in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.
Your technique will be fine-tuned in face-to-face training that follows streamlined e-Learning you can complete at your convenience.
You'll learn the knowledge and skills required to provide CPR, to manage and assess an emergency situation, and how to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED).
The First Aider's legal responsibilities will be discussed. You'll also learn the all-important DRSABCD first aid strategy.
Depending on your learning ability, you should allow up to 2.5 hours for reading and e-Learning. Face-to-face training and assessment takes 2 hours in a classroom environment.
Your nationally recognised CPR certification — emailed to you the same day as course completion – officially recognises your ability to respond effectively to cardiac and breathing-related emergencies.
Don’t hesitate to enrol in this course and find out how good it feels to have the skills to save lives.
By far our most popular 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 course covers the skills and knowledge involved in providing a first aid response as well as how to provide life support.
You'll learn first aid management of casualty(ies), the incident and other first aiders, until qualified emergency help arrives to take over.
Depending on your learning ability, you should allow up to 6 hours for reading and e-Learning. Face-to-face training and assessment takes 4 hours in a classroom environment.
Your certificate — HLTAID011 Provide First Aid PDF Statement of Attainment – will be emailed to you the same day you complete your course.
Current industry standards recommend renewing this certification every 3 years with the CPR component due for renewal every 12 months.
This is the ideal course for parents of young children, as well as those interested in working in the care or education sectors.
With its focus on first aid for infants and 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.
The course covers the knowledge and skills required to respond to first aid emergencies, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.
The training is in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training requirements defined by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
Depending on your learning ability, you should allow up to 6 hours for reading and e-Learning. You’ll gain further valuable information in 5 hours of streamlined face-to-face training and assessment in a classroom environment.
Students are unanimous in saying this fascinating session is empowering and a highly enjoyable way to gain certification in Child Care First Aid.
Current industry standards recommend renewing this certification every 3 years, with the CPR component due for renewal every 12 months.