First Aid Course Melbourne
Our accredited CPR First Aid courses in Melbourne
Our Melbourne first aid training centres
Level 8, 131 Queen Street Melbourne CBD, VIC 3000
The Clayton Hotel, 319 Clayton Road, Clayton VIC 3168
Quest Dandenong – Training Room, 2–6 James Street, Dandenong VIC 3175
Quest Epping – Training Room, cnr Cooper & Miller Streets, Epping, VIC 3076
Quest Frankston on the Bay – Training Room, 435 Nepean Highway, Frankston VIC 3199
Club Laverton – Training Room, 15 Aviation Road, Laverton VIC 3028
The Coach, Level 1, 33 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood VIC 3134
Club Italia – Training Room, 128-152 Furlong Road, Sunshine VIC 3020
Quality Hotel Melbourne Airport – Training Room, 265 Mickleham Road, Tullamarine VIC 3043
Quest Werribee – Training Room, 69 Synnot Street, Werribee VIC 3030
Barclay On View – Training Room, 181 View Street, Bendigo VIC 3550
The Geelong Club – Training Room, 74 Brougham Street, Geelong 3220
Why more people are choosing
Australia Wide First Aid Melbourne
Fast-tracked CPR First Aid courses
Online First Aid course + face-to-face training
Same-Day First Aid Certificate – nationally recognised
Group First Aid courses at Your Site
Registered Training Organisation #31961 – established 1996
- Find a cheaper price, we’ll beat it by 10%
Workplace first aid courses
Business Owners often need their staff trained in CPR first aid to satisfy workplace health and safety obligations.
Our group CPR first aid training, which can be held onsite at your premises, is an ideal way to manage this. It’s easier on your administration and less disruptive for your people.
Importantly, the course itself can be tailored to address the health and safety concerns specific to your workplace.
Please don’t hesitate to call us if you need further advice.
Same-day CPR first aid certificates
Our fast-tracked, fully accredited training enables you to learn life-saving CPR and get your first aid certificate the same day.
Step 1 is an online first aid course, followed by Step 2, face-to-face first aid training and assessment.
An accredited first aid certificate will open doors for you… not just in Melbourne. Australia Wide First Aid certificates are recognised and accepted Australia-wide!
We won’t be beaten on price either.
Our Best Price Guarantee is clear: Find a cheap first aid course — in Melbourne or anywhere else in Australia — and we’ll beat it by 10%!
Melbourne short courses in first aid
Our short courses are ideal if your job requires you to have a first aid certificate. Importantly, these accredited courses teach you first aid skills so you can help those in need.
The course codes below link to the official government training descriptions:
• HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
• HLTAID011 Provide First Aid.
• HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting.
More in-depth information can be found on our Courses page.
First aid courses compared
It takes only a short time to gain game-changing life-saving skills with our HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation course.
This CPR training is also included in HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting.
These 2 courses go deeper, teaching you how to respond effectively to almost any medical emergency. With this increased scope, there is additional e-Learning, plus a half-day of face-to-face training.
Both of these 2 courses are ideal for career advancement, with HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting your best choice if you plan to work in the childcare or education sectors.
Australia Wide First Aid courses can also go toward your CPD (Continuing Professional Development).
Before your first aid training
To get your certificate emailed to you the same day as your course, you need to:
- Enrol and pay your course fee in full
- Provide a valid USI (Unique Student Identifier)
- Complete your e-learning and face-to-face first aid training & assessment
Finding the best first aid trainer
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
See all of our branches.
You must be at least 14 years of age to attend an Australia Wide First Aid course.
If you have a disability that could negatively affect your training and assessment, it is likely you would be awarded a Statement of Attendance rather than a Statement of Attainment. Please contact us beforehand.
Essential reading for first aid students
5 steps to success at Australia Wide First Aid Melbourne
- Download your First Aid eBook. Read the relevant pages as explained in your Welcome email.
- Refer to the eBook while answering questions in your e-Learning. Take as many attempts as you need to arrive at correct answers.
- Submit your finished e-Learning by 11.59pm the day before your face-to-face training.
- Assessment will require you to perform 2 minutes of CPR on a manikin on the floor. If you wish, bring a cushion or towel, to make it easier for your knees.
- Your USI (Unique Student Identifier) is a certification requirement. Available free at the official government website.
If you’re in business, get in touch with us today to arrange cost-effective CPR first aid training for your staff.
Training at Australia Wide First Aid
To make it easier for all Australians to access life-saving first aid skills, we not only match prices offered by others — St John First Aid, First Aid Pro, CPR First Aid, First Aid Courses Melbourne, and more — we will beat their best prices by 10%.
We’ve been delivering accredited first aid training since 1996 — teaching new first aiders, as well as providing first aid refresher courses for existing certificate holders.
Our trainers are as good as it gets. Read some of our Google reviews.
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.
MELBOURNE FIRST AID TRAINING CENTRES
Our Melbourne training venues are generally easy to get to via public transport.
NOTE: Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. This allows everyone to be safely seated and prevents disruptions impacting on the busy schedules of all who are in attendance.
Food & Refreshment
Water is available. A 30-minute lunch break is scheduled for courses running over 4 hours. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. Alternatively, there are eateries nearby.
NOTE: Be sure to arrive 15 minutes before course commencement. Our first aid courses in Melbourne run like clockwork. We respect the busy schedules of all in attendance. For that reason, late arrivals are unlikely to gain entry.