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Australian College of Nursing – endorsed
Registered Training Organisation #31961 – established 1996
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Our Virginia first aid training centre
Our first aid training centre at Virginia is ideal for anyone looking to get their first aid certificate fast… especially if you're local to Brisbane's northside suburbs:
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Given you get your certificate the same day, this makes enrolling in an Australia Wide First Aid course a no-brainer.
For business owners
As a businesses owner, checking for potential health and safety hazards in your workplace is a legal obligation. It often means that first aid training for your staff will be needed.
Our group first aid training is the convenient solution. We can conduct the first aid course at your premises — in or around Virginia. This means less disruption for your staff as well as training that can be tailored to address the health and safety concerns specific to your workplace.
If you need further advice regarding this, please don’t hesitate to call us on 07 3437 7500.
Same-day first aid certificates
If you want your first aid certificate fast, our Virginia first aid course training centre is ideal.
We began providing first aid courses in 1996 and have been fine-tuning our training methods ever since. These are methods that have helped well over a million Australians get their first aid certificates.
Our online first aid course is streamlined eLearning comprising reference material in the form of a free eBook, a multiple-choice quiz, plus some True or False questions. The eBook is a first aid manual and ideal to refer to while completing the eLearning.
Completing your e-Learning is not stressful. You get as many attempts at choosing the correct answers as you need to pass with flying colours.
Your first aid certificate is emailed to you once you pass the practical training and assessment. Face-to-face? No surprises there. First aid is hands-on after all.
Admission to this hands-on session requires you to have submitted your e-Learning by midnight the day before.
You’ll find the face-to-face session thoroughly enjoyable. Our first aid trainers are the best in the business and they’ll make sure you’re up to speed in no time.
The entire process is geared to get you certified without delay.
Virginia short courses
– also known as Level 2 First Aid or Senior First Aid, this is our most popular course and a staple for workplace compliance. You could go through the entire contents of a quality First Aid kit to describe the comprehensive scope of this course.
– is a course focused on CPR — a life-saver for a person who has been deprived of life-giving oxygen, including cardiac arrest victims.
– this course is a career requirement for many people. It’s also a compelling choice for concerned parents.
While Provide CPR puts essential life-saving skills within your reach in short time, Provide First Aid and Child Care First Aid are more comprehensive courses. Ideal for career advancement, these two courses include CPR, as well as many other essential first aid techniques. More e-Learning is involved, as well as a half-day of face-to-face training.
Tips to succeed in your first aid training
- Download your First Aid eBook and read the relevant passages, as instructed in your Welcome email.
- Refer to your eBook to answer questions in your e-Learning assignment. Submit your finished assignment by 11.59pm before the day of your scheduled face-to-face training.
- You’ll need to kneel on the floor to perform CPR uninterrupted for at least 2 minutes. A towel or cushion for your knees is allowed.
First aid training endorsed
We also have unwavering endorsement from peak bodies in Australia’s health industry.
ACN — the Australian College of Nursing — endorses our first aid courses and includes them in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for nurses.
RACGP – the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners — endorses our courses and includes our first aid training in its recommendations for doctors’ Continuing Professional Development.
Our CPR training follows guidelines established by the Australian Resuscitation Council.
Your first aid certificate will be recognised and accepted Australia-wide.
Australia Wide First Aid is a Registered Training Organisation #31961), which means full compliance with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) for our courses and our trainers.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does first aid qualification take?
First aid qualification through Australia Wide First Aid is fast-tracked. Provided you complete the required e-Learning before the day of your hands-on training and assessment, you'll get your certificate that very day.
The e-Learning is an online first aid course — a multiple-choice quiz you can do in your own time, logging off and back in as time permits. You also get a comprehensive reference in the form of a First Aid eBook (free download).
Simply complete and submit your e-Learning by 11:59pm the day before your scheduled first aid class. This practical session is streamlined training and assessment. It will take 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 Provide CPR certification is 12 months from date of issue.
How much does a course cost?
Australia Wide First Aid courses — Provide CPR, Provide First Aid, or Child Care First Aid – are cheaper than you'll find anywhere else.
This is our guarantee. We will instantly match the price of any competing course in Australia and then beat it by 10%.
Up-to-the-minute prices and availability for all our courses can be seen in the drop-down selector at the top of our web pages shows.
Are first aid certificates accepted in all Australian states?
Our certificates are recognised and accepted all over Australia, which is extremely advantageous in the job market.
Australia Wide First Aid certificates are fully accredited and comply with national regulatons and standards. Sent to you the day you complete your course (as a PDF), you'll be able to email your first aid certificate to employers, as well as print it out.
Are school first aid courses available?
Our trainers are available by arrangement to deliver group first aid courses. The minimum age for first aid certification is 14 years.
Where are courses held?
Group training can be conducted at your site by arrangement. This makes training and booking easy for you to manage and your people can train in their own workplace.
More importantly, the first aid course itself can be tailored to address the health and safety concerns specific to your workplace.
Our training for both groups and individuals is regularly available at locations throughout
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You must be at least 14 years of age to attend a first aid course with Australia Wide First Aid.
Your Unique Student Identifier is a necessary part of your qualification. Obtain it at the official government website.
Essential reading for first aid students
Getting started with your training
Booking your Virginia first aid course online can be done with little more than a few clicks. Alternatively, pick up the phone and have our friendly staff take care of your booking for you.
If you’re a business owner needing first aid training for your workers, get in touch with us today.
CAR – parking available alongside the venue.
BUS – buses stop within a couple minutes’ walk of the venue.
TRAIN – 700m walk from Sunshine Station.
Food & Refreshment
Water to keep you hydrated will be available.
A 30-minute lunch break will be scheduled for courses running over 4 hours.
NOTE: Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. Disruptions affect the busy schedules of all in attendance and, for that reason, late arrivals are unlikely to be admitted.
About our first aid courses
First aid refers to a set of first responses to a range of medical emergencies.
In Australia, these responses are catalogued by the National Register of Vocational and Education Training as units of competency. Qualification is by way of Statements of Attainment in these competencies.
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.
Why is learning first aid is important
To comprehend the value of first aid training, you only need to imagine how you’d feel if you were unable to help after someone close to you fell victim to a life-threatening accident, or collapsed from a stroke or a heart attack.
First aid is all about being able to make a difference in such circumstances. Completing an accredited first aid course is not something you’re likely to regret. Knowing what to do in an emergency is reassuring for everyone. It will have a positive effect on you, as well as on your friends and family.
A first aid certificate is also a genuine career booster. Your chances of getting the job you’re after will improve. Prospective employers will take note of your willingness to take responsibility.
First aid certification also adds Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.
Brisbane Northside Community
Life-saving first aid is how you can help make Virginia and the Brisbane Northside safer places. Accidents happen anywhere, anytime. People get into bother all too frequently — locals as well as visitors.
A first aid certificate is way to contribute to your community.
Call now on 07 3437 7500 if there’s anything else you’d like to know about first aid training.