Upcoming First Aid Courses Sydney

The Dymocks Building, Suite 17, Level 5, 428 George St Sydney CBD, NSW 2000

Getting Here

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

BUS – Many buses service the CBD, please refer to the trip planner above.
RAIL – 2 MIN – Town Hall Station
FERRY – 15 MIN – Circular Quay

Food & Refreshments

Water is provided throughout the day.

There is a 30 minute lunch break for courses running over 4 hours. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. Alternatively, there are a multitude of places offering food and lunches within walking distance of the venue.

NOTE: To make sure you have enough time to comfortably sign in and complete enrolment documents, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your course commencement. You will need your USI number with you at the time of enrolment.

Your Trusted First Aid Training Provider

In order to be able to respond to an emergency like a First Aid Pro, and be fully certified, we all really need to get training immediately, and only from a nationally recognised training organisation with a reputation for high quality and compliant training practices.

Australia Wide First Aid (RTO no. 31961), is exactly that. We are endorsed by peak bodies such as the Australian College of Nursing (ACN), we partner with the best known Complementary Health Modalities in the country such as the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA), and our cutting edge First Aid techniques are set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

So you along with tens of thousands of other Aussies receiving first aid training from us every year have absolute confidence that what your being taught is of the highest industry standard. You will end up with a First Aid Certificate that is highly compliant that meets all the standards of our regulator – The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

You’ll be hard pressed to find a day when we don’t have courses scheduled and being delivered from our training centre at 428 George Street. No matter when you need to do a First Aid Course in Sydney CBD we are sure to have you covered, and at the best possible price you’ll find in Sydney!

We also keep things really simple by only delivering two types of courses from our George Street Sydney Training centre which happens to be the same courses 99% of other Aussies look for when needing to undertake First Aid Training:

  • Provide First Aid HLTAID003, (includes CPR)
  • CPR only HLTAID001 

We look forward to welcoming you to one of our courses very soon!

Training venues don’t get any more central to Sydney’s CBD than ours, conveniently located inside the iconic Dymocks building in heart of George street. The street that happens to be the oldest street in Australia!

We are right near 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 Sydney CBD or it’s 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 and often strike when you least expect.

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 lets face it – none of us want to be that guy who stands back hoping someone else will help and know what to do.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

A First Aid Practical Course will take 3 to 9 hours of face to face learning depending on which type of First Aid Course.

Course TitleCourse Duration
CPR (HLTAID001)3 hours
Provide First aid (HLTAID003)8 hours

How much does a First Aid Course cost?

The cost of our Sydney CBD First Aid Courses are as follows

Course TitleCourse Cost
CPR (HLTAID001)$58
Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)$79

Our first aid courses are trained strictly in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

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 can serve the purpose of treating a minor condition, such as when dressing a small wound, however in more serious cases it is provided with the intention of administering only preliminary care until such a time when a 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 finally, to prevent death and preserve life. The last of these become particularly apparent when first aid techniques such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation is carried out to save the life of a casualty.

practicing CPR in a course

Why Do You Need to Learn First Aid in Sydney?

Of course we would answer with a resounding YES! Learning First Aid in Sydney or anywhere for that matter is of course a vital skill which may just save someones 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 in speeding up a person’s recovery. The health of a casualty can also deteriorate very rapidly if they don’t receive First Aid immediately. Unfortunately, many people do suffer long-term or even life-long disabilities simply because they either did not get First Aid at all, or didn’t get it soon enough.

By learning First Aid, you’ll be equipping yourself with precious knowledge and skills that could make all the difference in being able to save the life of someone at work or at home. In less serious cases it can be the difference in being able to assist in preserving someones quality of life.

group first aid course

Are You Qualified to Take a First Aid Training Course in Sydney?

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

Although we believe that people should learn as early as possible about the invaluable role that First Aid Training plays in creating safe and healthy communities. It’s possible that those under 14 years of age may not possess sufficient physical strength to perform some of the vital practical techniques taught such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

It is for the same reason that 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 two minutes. Students who are under the age of 18 are required to provide signed parental/guardian consent at enrolment.

Defining First Aid, and which types of First Aid we deliver at our Sydney CBD Training Centre

“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

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

First Aid (General) – Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) 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 SupportProvide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002) 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.

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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