First Aid Courses in Virginia

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  • Online First Aid Course + Face-to-Face Training

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  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – endorsed

  • 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:

  • Aspley
  • Banyo
  • Boondall
  • Bridgeman Downs
  • Carseldine
  • Chermside
  • Chermside West
  • Clayfield
  • Everton Park
  • Geebung
  • Gordon Park
  • Grange
  • Kedron
  • Lutwyche
  • McDowall
  • Northgate
  • Nudgee
  • Nundah
  • Stafford
  • Stafford Heights
  • Virginia
  • Wavell Heights

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For business owners

As a businesses owner, checking for potential health and safety hazards  in your workplace is a legal obligation. It also enables you to decide on first aid training for your staff.

Our group first aid training provides you with discounted fees for this training, as well as having the first aid courses conducted at your own premises — in or around Virginia. In addition to these benefits, the training can be customised 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 includes an online questionnaire — mostly a multiple-choice quiz plus some True or False questions. A first aid eBook is also included. It’s free to download and it’s also free to refer to while completing your e-Learning assignment.

You get your certificate once you pass your practical assessment. Face-to-face? No surprises there. First aid is hands-on after all.

Admission to this face-to-face session requires you to have submitted your e-Learning by midnight the day before. Completing your e-Learning is not stressful. To pass with flying colours, you get as many attempts at choosing the correct answers as you need.

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

Provide First Aid

– 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.

Provide CPR

– is a course focused on CPR — a life-saver for a person who has been deprived of life-giving oxygen, including cardiac arrest victims.

Child Care First Aid

– 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.

Cheap first aid courses

Thanks to our Best Price Guarantee, you won’t find a better price for your training.

If you find a cheaper price for your first aid course, we’ll beat it by 10%.

Given you get your certificate the same day, this makes enrolling in an Australia Wide First Aid course a no-brainer.

First aid training endorsed

Along with our price advantages, we are also proud to 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 — likewise, endorses our courses and includes our first aid training in its recommendations for doctors’ Continuing Professional Development.

Our CPR training follows the guidelines established by the Australian Resuscitation Council.

Accreditation

Your first aid certificate will be recognised and accepted Australia-wide.

Australia Wide First AidRegistered Training Organisation #31961) — ensures full compliance with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) for both its courses and its trainers.

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 first aid course 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 first aid 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 first aid 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 first aid 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 your certificate, 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 first aid certification is 14 years.

Where are first aid courses held?

Group first aid 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 first aid training for both groups and individuals is also regularly available at locations throughout

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Admission requirements

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

Student Information & Course Details

Getting started with your training

Booking your Virginia first aid course online can be done with just a few clicks. Alternatively, just pick up the phone and our friendly staff will make your booking a breeze.

If you’re in business and need first aid training for your workers, get in touch with us today.

Call 07 3437 7500 or message us from our contact page.

Location

Training Room above Haymans Electrical Virginia
Unit 1B, 28 Pritchard Road
cnr Pritchard Road & Shannon Street
Virginia QLD 4014

Getting There

CAR – parking available alongside the venue.

BUS – buses stop within a couple minutes’ walk of the venue.

TRAIN – 700m walk from Sunshine Station.

Food & Refreshments

Water will be available throughout the day.

A 30-minute lunch break will be scheduled for courses running over 4 hours.

NOTE: Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. Late arrivals are generally unable to gain entry because of disruption to the busy schedules of their fellow students and to the first aid class in progress.

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 first aid certification. These courses include:


Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, as taught in our first aid course: Provide CPR

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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 first aid 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.



HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

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 first aid 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.

You first aid 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.



Woman attending to a man's injured ankle – bandaging techniques taught in Provide First Aid course
After your Australia Wide First Aid course, you'll be able to bandage injuries like this child has suffered to her arm

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

This is the ideal first aid 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.

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