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Provide First Aid - Workplace Group Training

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Provide First Aid - Workplace Group Training

This course is delivered through our new SJx immersive training experience. Learn more here.

Suitable for anyone in construction, office, childcare, entertainment and retail workers, or anyone wanting to learn how to provide first aid including CPR.

About this course

Course Outline

This course covers the following:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • The DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations
  • Managing unconscious casualties
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Using a defibrillator (AED)
  • Legal issues in first aid
  • Infection control
  • Diabetes and seizures
  • Asthma
  • Allergic reactions and Anaphylaxis
  • Wound and bleeding management
  • Burns
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sprains and strains
  • Hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • Head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • Medical emergencies
  • Choking
  • Abdominal and chest injuries
  • Poisoning management
  • Bites and stings
  • Stroke
  • Safety and risk management


1 day.


No pre-work required.

This course does not require any other certification or training to have been completed previously and is suitable for new students.


On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:

        - HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
        - HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
        - HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID009/HLTAID0015) are renewed every 12 months.

Assessment Methods

We use a range of different methods to assess you, including written assessments and practical activities.
You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor. You may need to pair up with another student to complete the practical exercises.

Who it’s for

This course is suitable for those who are wanting comprehensive standard first aid training.


Student Handbook (PDF)


Training FAQs can be found here.

Does this course include CPR?

Yes, Provide First Aid does include CPR training. You can also choose to only complete HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation which, on completion, you will become proficient in providing CPR.

How often do you have to do first aid training?

It's recommended that Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training is refreshed every 12 months and Provide First Aid is completed every three years. This is in line with the Safe Work Australia First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice.

"I was very impressed with the whole process from applying for the course, the venue and our trainer. I am so happy I've done this course as it's a good idea to have this knowledge not just at work, but in everyday life. You never know when these skills are required."

Vivienne, Student.

"The instructor was absolutely fantastic. Entertaining, thorough and refreshingly real. No hold back on what we may encounter in reality. Made the coursework and practical enjoyable, rather than just another refresher course."

Biagio, Student.

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