Provide basic emergency life support

Nationally Recognised Training

Learn to manage emergency first aid situations. Emergency First Aid covers the material in the first half of the Provide First Aid Course.

Provide basic emergency life support

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UPDATE 1st July 2020: Postcode Restrictions

Students living in the following postcodes are asked NOT to attend any St John first aid training courses until after 29th July: 3038, 3064, 3047, 3060, 3012, 3031, 3032, 3051, 3055, 3042, 3021, 3046.

Training for students from all other postcodes will continue as No Contact First Aid Training with additional infection control practices such as:

  • Reducing class sizes by 50% allowing for social distancing (maximum 12 students per public class)
  • Temperature screening of all visitors to our venue upon arrival
  • Alcohol based hand sanitiser available throughout the venue, for use upon arrival, during class and departure

Click here for more information on our infection control protocols implemented for all first aid training courses.

For a limited time only, all First Aid training will come with access to our Infection Control eLearning course that participants can complete online in just 45 minutes.

Students will receive a link to the course on their student readiness page.

This course provides practical advice for you and your workplace teams to follow to help reduce the spread of infection such as Coronavirus.

A comprehensive first aid course covering a range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses.

The course topics include wounds and bleeding, drowning, burns and choking.

This course is taught by St John trainers with over 100 years of combined experience and backgrounds in Nursing, Education and Leadership. They are ready to share their experience and passion with you that creates confidence to perform first aid should you ever need to.

5.5 hours Face to Face

Course outline

This course covers the following:

  • How to manage a first aid scenario
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • An unconscious breathing person
  • An unconscious non-breathing person (includes CPR and use of an AED)
  • Burns
  • Chest pain
  • Choking
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Drowning
  • Asthma
  • Shock

Statements of Attainment

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

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that resuscitation skills are renewed every 12 months.

A successful outcome for this statement of attainment will be determined by a range of different assessment methods including a questionnaire, observation of simulated and practical activities etc.

You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

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Why train with St John?

WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED - St John are the largest provider of First Aid Training in Victoria. We have First Aid Training available in more locations than any other provider.

FLEXIBILITY - With the flexibility to train onsite at our facilities or at your workplace, we can train you and your business wherever and whenever it suits you – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

QUALITY - A training experience you can trust to be delivered to the same high standards by our passionate trainers, wherever and whenever training is completed.

WE GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY - St John is a self-funded not for profit. Our earnings go towards community programs which equip and prepare people to save lives.

I would highly recommend training at St John - from the initial point of contact to enquiring about the course to meeting the course instructor and completing the course.
Kathryn Jenkin
Our Trainer had a vast amount of lived experience and real life anecdotes. It was a helpful and informative training experience.
Geoffrey Chilver

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