First Aid Course South Coast New South Wales

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

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  • Group First Aid Courses at Your Workplace

  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – endorsed

  • Australian College of Nursing – endorsed

  • Established 1996 – Registered Training Organisation #31961

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South Coast NSW first aid training convenience


Our South Coast first aid training centres are easily accessed from:

  • Austinmer
  • Avondale
  • Balgownie
  • Bellambi
  • Berkeley
  • Brownsville
  • Bulli
  • Clifton
  • Coalcliff
  • Coledale
  • Cordeaux
  • Corrimal
  • Dapto
  • Dombarton
  • East Corrimal
  • North Wollongong

Workplace first aid for NSW South Coast businesses

If you're a South Coast business owner — in Wollongong, Shellharbour, Mittagong, Nowra, or Ulladulla — our group first aid course are ideal to help manage your workplace health and safety obligations.

Australia Wide First Aid group training is the geared to address potential hazards in your workplace and provide appropriate first aid training for your employees.

We can conduct a first aid course onsite at your South Coast premises and tailor it to address the health and safety concerns specific to your workplace.

It's simple to arrange bookings for those attending training. And disruption to the regular work day for your people will be minimal.

Best of all, your people will undergo first aid training that is relevant to their own workplace.

Don't hesitate to call us if you need further advice.

First aid certification could not be easier

If you're here after searching ‘first aid course near me Wollongong’, you've now found fully accredited, fast-tracked first aid training designed to fit in with busy schedules.

The online first aid course module — multiple-choice questions — can be done at your convenience thanks to the streamlined mechanics of our e-Learning procedures.

Submit your finished e-Learning by 11:59pm the day before your face-to-face session. This practical session can be scheduled for a time that suits and it's also streamlined.

Your experienced trainer will guide you through your first aid training and assessment, honing your techniques for CPR, bandaging, and basic life support techniques.

With first aid classes available in a handy Wollongong location, your training could hardly be more convenient. And at the end of it, you'll have a first aid certificate that will be recognised and accepted wherever you take it, anywhere in Australia.

Certificate fast-tracked

Your first aid certificate can be emailed to you the same day your Australia Wide First Aid course is completed.

First aid course prices

You won’t find a better price for a first aid course in the New South Wales South Coast region.

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Our Best Price Guarantee gives you the cheapest way to get your first aid certificate the same day, making it a no-brainer to do your training with Australia Wide First Aid.

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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First aid accredited South Coast short courses

Australia Wide First Aid certificates are recognised and accepted Australia-wide. Our certificates comply fully with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

Your first aid training will feature knowledge and techniques that are up-to-the-minute and delivered to the highest industry standards. You'll receive personal instruction from trainers who are the best in the business.

Australia Wide First Aid is a nationally Registered Training Organisation (RTO: 31961), founded in 1996. Our first aid training follows guidelines set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

We are endorsed by peak bodies in Australia's health industry, including the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), the Australian College of Nursing (ACN), and the Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA).

Your first aid course will be interesting, thorough and enjoyable. Our experienced trainers will make it fun — and fast! — for you to get first aid certification.

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Assessment requirements

Your valid USI (Unique Student Identifier) is necessary for your certification.

Your online first aid course (e-learning) needs to be complete and submitted by 11:59pm before the day of your face-to-face first aid training and assessment.

During your assessment, you'll be required to kneel on the floor (bring a cushion or towel if you wish) to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on a manikin.

First aid training tips

  • Download your First Aid eBook and read the passages relevant to your course. Instructions are in your Welcome email.
  • Your Unique Student Identifier is essential for your certification. Visit the official government website to obtain your free USI.
  • Answer the multiple-choice questions in your e-Learning assignment. Refer freely to your eBook. Submit the finished assignment by 11.59pm prior to the day of your face-to-face training.
  • Bring a cushion or towel for your knees to rest on, if kneeling on the floor for 2 minutes while performing CPR on a manikin sounds like it would be uncomfortable for you.

Choosing your first aid trainer

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Essential reading for first aid students

Student Information & Detailed Course Overview

Getting started with your first aid training

Booking your first aid course online is simple. You could also phone and let our friendly staff take care of your booking for you.

If you’re in business on the NSW South Coast and need first aid training for your staff, get in touch with us.

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

Location

Australia Wide First Aid Wollongong

Links to more specific map information for each of our South Coast first aid training centres:

Mittagong

Nowra

Shellharbour

Ulladulla

Wollongong

Getting Here

More information about Public Transport on theSouth Coast of New South Wales.

More information about each South Coast first aid training centre:

Mittagong

Nowra

Shellharbour

Ulladulla

Wollongong

Food & Refreshment

Water is available to keep you hydrated.

A 30-minute lunch break is scheduled for first aid courses longer than 4 hours. Food is available for purchase at the venue.

NOTE: Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. This allows for everyone to be seated and accounted for. Late arrivals cannot always be admitted due to respect for the busy schedules of others in attendance.

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.

First Aid Training is an Essential Service. Our First Aid courses remain open.

Masks essential. If you have COVID-like symptoms, do not attend. Please re-book for another time.

For the latest advice: Coronavirus (COVID-19) New South Wales

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