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With Australia Wide First Aid, your Statement of Attainment (PDF) can be emailed to you the same day your course is completed.

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Your First Aid Course Certificate complies with all the standards of our regulator – the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and will be recognised Australia-wide.

You’ll have absolute confidence that what you’re being taught is of the highest industry standard.

Australia Wide First Aid has a reputation for high quality and compliant training practices, and is a nationally recognised training organisation — (Registered Training Organisation RTO no. 31961).

Our cutting-edge First Aid techniques are set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC). We are endorsed by peak bodies such as the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) and we partner with the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA), one of the best known Complementary Health Modalities in the country.

If you need full First Aid certification fast and want to be ready to respond to an emergency like a First Aid Pro, your training will be more interesting, more thorough and more enjoyable with our experienced teachers.

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If Sydney CBD sounds too hectic, we also have a training facility at Blacktown.

Our First Aid Courses:

CPR HLTAID001

First Aid HLTAID003

Childcare First Aid HLTAID004

Getting Here

Public transport is the easiest way to reach our Sydney CBD training venue.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT (TRIP PLANNER)
BUS – Many buses service the CBD. Please refer to the trip planner above.
RAIL – 2 mins – Town Hall Station
FERRY – 15 mins – Circular Quay

Food & Refreshments

Water is provided throughout the day to keep you hydrated.

A 30-minute lunch break is scheduled for First Aid courses longer than 4 hours. You’ll find dozens of eateries within walking distance of the venue. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch.

NOTE:Please arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement, so you’ll have time to sign in and complete your enrolment documents. You will need your USI number with you at the time of enrolment.

Our First Aid Training Venue

Training venues don’t get any more centrally located in Sydney than ours — inside the iconic Dymocks Building on George Street, the oldest and arguably, the most famous street in Australia!

We are convenient to Central Station, the Trams, Ferries, Haymarket, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, The Star gaming complex, the Sydney Fish Markets, Capitol Theatre, Event Cinema Complex, Sydney Town Hall, Queen Victoria Building, Martin Place, Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, The Rocks, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

No matter where you are in the Sydney CBD and its surrounding inner suburbs — whether you’re relaxing at Darling Harbour, spending a day on one of Sydney’s world class beaches, or working in your office like us in George Street — accidents don’t discriminate. They can strike when you least expect it.

None of us are immune from the unexpected, so it’s vital we know how to deliver the quickest and most effective first response possible to assist someone in need. Every second counts and, let’s face it, no one wants to be that guy who stands back hoping someone else will know what to do.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to complete a First Aid Course?

A First Aid Courses will take 2 to 4 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 is a First Aid Course?

First Aid Courses cost between $45 to $148. This depends on the location, and the type of First Aid Course

Where Can I Take My Course?

We offer first aid training in 20 locations across the country, including in most state capitals. Find a location near you for more details. We also have the ability to provide training at your onsite location.

What Is First Aid?

First aid refers to the administration of immediate care to an ill or injured individual until professional medical help arrives.

First aid SKILLS can serve the purpose of treating a minor condition, such as dressing a small wound. However, in more serious cases, they are provided with the intention of administering preliminary care until such time when the sick or injured person is attended to by emergency and medical professionals.

First aid is typically given in order to prevent a condition from getting worse, to provide comfort, and quicken the recovery of an affected individual, and to preserve life. Saving lives is particularly true for first aid techniques, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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The Benefits of Learning First Aid in Sydney

Learning First Aid in Sydney — or anywhere else for that matter — is a vital skill that may just save someone’s life. But did you know that the benefits of providing First Aid go far beyond only saving a life?

In many cases, providing immediate assistance helps speed up a person’s recovery. When First Aid is not administered immediately, the health of a casualty can deteriorate rapidly.

Simply because they either did not get First Aid at all, or didn’t get it soon enough, many people have unfortunately suffered long-term or even life-long disabilities.

By completing a First Aid Course, you’ll be equipped with precious knowledge and skills that could help preserve someone’s quality of life. First Aid can make all the difference for someone at work or at home.

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are pretty simple. Students need to be at least 14 years of age to attend our First Aid courses.

First Aid training plays an invaluable role in creating safe and healthy communities. And although we believe that people should learn First Aid as early as possible, not everyone under 14 years of age has sufficient physical strength to perform some of the vital practical techniques taught, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

For these reasons, we require all students, regardless of age, to have the physical ability to administer resuscitation by performing uninterrupted CPR while kneeling on the floor for 2 minutes.

Students who are under the age of 18 are required to provide signed parental/guardian consent at enrolment.

Types of First Aid Courses

“First aid” is an umbrella term that is used to refer to different types of medical responses that are administered to casualties in various situations.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

CPR (HLTAID001)

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – CPR is an emergency response technique that blends together chest compressions and artificial ventilation to enable flow of oxygenated blood to major organs after their breathing or heartbeat has stopped. These techniques are covered under the HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation  unit of competency.

Provide First Aid

Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

First Aid (General) – Provide First Aid is an Australian training unit that applies to individuals who may be required to administer First Aid to affected individuals, particularly in community and workplace settings. Students will be required to complete tasks such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, regurgitating and vomiting management, care for an unconscious breathing casualty, and appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator.

Students will also learn about various other First Aid techniques such as fracture, sprain, managing bites and stings through pressure immobilisation technique (PIT), allergy and anaphylaxis management, control of bleeding, airway obstruction and choking management, asthma and respiratory distress, and shock management.

Basic Emergency Life Support

Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002)

Basic Emergency Life SupportProvide Basic Emergency Life Support is an Australian training unit that applies to individuals who may be required to provide emergency response in a variety of scenarios. Some of the tasks for which students are assessed include: single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation, regurgitation or vomiting response, management of unconscious breathing casualty, proper use of automated external defibrillator, and first aid management for the following conditions: allergic reaction, shock, bleeding, choking and airway obstruction, anaphylaxis, and asthma and other types of respiratory distress. Providing an emergency first aid response.

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Childcare First Aid (HLTAID004)

This course is specifically designed for those people working with children. It covers all the same units as our Provide CPR and our Provide First Aid courses but also contains an additional unit focussing on first aid applied to infants and children.

High quality First Aid Training is crucial in creating safe and healthy communities. When people know and are confident in providing First Aid, they are empowered to deal with emergency situations like a pro.

That’s why if you’re thinking of getting First Aid Training for yourself or for your organisation, don’t delay. Call Australia Wide First Aid at 1300 336 613 or send us a message through our contact page and one of our friendly team will assist.

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