First Aid Course Cairns
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Online First Aid Course + Face-to-Face Training
Same-Day First Aid Certificate – Nationally Recognised
Group First Aid Courses at Your Site
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – endorsed
Australian College of Nursing – endorsed
Registered Training Organisation #31961 – established 1996
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Provide CPR is all about the life-saving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It's a course you can complete in quick time.
Provide First Aid and Child Care First Aid are more comprehensive courses. Both include CPR, as well as advanced first aid techniques, all done with half a day of face-to-face training, along with e-Learning. Qualifying for either of these first aid certificates is ideal for career advancement.
CPR is an undisputed life-saver in emergencies, such as cardiac arrest and oxygen deprivation. As with Level 1 First Aid (HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support), Provide CPR is also included in the HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting courses.
Provide First Aid is the certification requirement for workplace compliance. Also known as Level 2 First Aid or Senior First Aid, this course includes the HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation unit of competency, as well as HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support (Level 1 First Aid).
This course — known more commonly as Child Care First Aid — is a requirement for people working in the childcare or education sectors. Focusing on first aid as applied to infants and children, it is also a compelling choice for parents.
Our Cairns training venue is easily reached.
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NOTE: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. This allows everyone to be safely seated. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry. Disruptions affect all attendees and we need to respect that others also have busy schedules.
Food & Refreshment
Water is available. A 30-minute lunch break is scheduled for courses running over 4 hours.
NOTE: Please respect the busy schedules of all in attendance and avoid lateness and disruption.
Cairns first aid course benefits
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Find our first aid course Cairns training centre at:
Sebel Cairns Harbour Lights
1 Marlin Parade
Cairns QLD 4870
- Bayview Heights
- Bentley Park
- Cairns Central
- Cairns North
- Cairns Orchid Plaza
- East Trinity
- Edge Hill
- Glen Boughton
- Holloways Beach
- Machans Beach
- Mount Sheridan
- North Cairns
- Parramatta Park
- White Rock
How to get your first aid certificate the same day
You get your first aid certificate the same day, simply by completing our online first aid course and our streamlined face-to-face training and assessment.
An Australia Wide First Aid certificate will open doors for you. Not just in Cairns. Our accredited first aid certificates are recognised Australia-wide.
Nothing is compromised. This is a sure-fire way to do your first aid training and get full certification faster and cheaper.
First aid course training tips
- Download your First Aid eBook. Your Welcome email explains which pages are relevant to your course.
- Refer to the eBook to answer the e-Learning questions. Submit your finished e-Learning by 11.59pm the day before your scheduled face-to-face training.
- You’ll need to perform CPR uninterrupted on a manikin on the floor for 2 minutes. Bring something to cushion your knees if you wish.
- Your Unique Student Identifier is a requirement for qualification. Obtaining your USI at the official government website is free.
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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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Essential reading for first aid students
Training with Australia Wide First Aid
Our mission is to make it easier for all Australians to access invaluable training that saves lives.
We’ve been delivering first aid training of the highest standard since 1996 — providing courses for new first aiders, as well as refresher first aid courses for health professionals looking to renew their certification.
Our trainers are as good as it gets. You only need to read our Google reviews.
Cairns first aid course step by step
To get your first aid certificate the same day as your course, you need to do:
- Enrol with your course fee paid in full
- Provide a valid USI (Unique Student Identifier)
- Complete your e-learning and face-to-face first aid assessment
Your First Aid Statement of Attainment PDF will be emailed direct to your inbox, ready for you to send to employers or print out.
Australia Wide First Aid courses can also go toward your CPD (Continuing Professional Development).
Be an asset to the Cairns community. Book your first aid course today.
First aid certification in detail
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.
Your First Aid Trainer
Our first aid trainers are no strangers to danger. No doubt, your trainer will be more comfortably dressed when they greet you at your first aid class. But you can be sure they’ll share some real world tales for your enlightenment.
When your trainer is not busy sharing the benefits of their vast experience with you, they are usually out in the field — devising emergency strategies for all kinds of potentially hazardous situations.
Whether you’re being shown how to perform CPR on a manikin, learning about risks and emergencies, or hearing about first aid management of anaphylaxis, your Australia Wide First Aid course is certain to be fascinating, enjoyable, and memorable.
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Not only do you get your first aid certificate the same day as your course, you get it at the best price anywhere.
Nothing is compromised when it comes to proper first aid training. Australia Wide First Aid (Registered Training Organisation #31961) has been providing quality first aid training since 1996 and our trainers are as good as it gets.
Your first aid certificate — sent to you the day you complete your course, ready for you to print or email out to employers — will be recognised all over Australia.
Getting started on your first aid training
Book your Cairns first aid course online with a few clicks.
Or simply call and have one our friendly team members schedule your confirmed booking over the phone.
If you’re in business, get in touch with us today to arrange cost-effective first aid training on-site for your staff.