Provide first aid

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable for both people in workplaces and members of the public who would like a comprehensive first aid course. Previously known as Senior First Aid, Workplace Level 2, and Apply First Aid.

$195.00

1 day - Provide first aid

No pre-learning required.

Course delivery: A mixture of practical exercises, video and your mobile device

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$195.00

4 hour - Provide first aid

Requires pre-learning.

Course delivery: A mixture of practical exercises, video and your mobile device. The pre-learning uses a range of videos.

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$245.00

Basic 2 day - Provide first aid

Course length: 2 Consecutive days

Course delivery: Basic course delivery with practical exercises

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$95.00

eLearning - Part 1 of Provide First Aid

Complete this eLearning online at any time. This eLearning is Part 1 of the Provide First Aid course.

Part 2 - the 4 hour practical assessment ($100) is required to gain the certification and can be booked and completed separately at a later date at a range of venues via the Part 2 link provided in your order confirmation and invoice email from Part 1.

Please check your order confirmation and invoice email for the special link to book Part 2 - you will receive the special rate of $100 for Part 2 at checkout only via the email link.

*This course can only be booked online

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How It Works
This is a Blended Delivery course completed in 2 parts.
Part 1 is completed online and booked now.
Part 2 is completed as an in-person assessment (required for accreditation) and can be booked at a later date.

Payment
Pay for Part 1 online now at 50% of total price.
Book and pay for Part 2 practical assessment at 50% of total price following completion of Part 1. A range of dates and locations will be available.

UPDATED: 4 AUGUST 2020

In line with the latest Stage 4 restrictions announced, first aid training courses will only continue for the following:

Note the following safety measures apply for classes:

  • Smaller class sizes capped at 8 students (down from 12 students)
  • PPE including masks and gloves are now available at our classes for students to wear if they choose
  • Temperature screening will take place for all people entering our training venues
  • No contact first aid training: this means students will not be required to practice first aid techniques on other students or staff, only on themselves or a manikin. For example bandaging, CPR, recovery position and use of EpiPens will not be conducted on others. Students will be directed not to breathe into a manikin at this time.
  • Increased cleaning of our equipment after every class
  • Alcohol based hand sanitiser is available throughout the venue for use upon arrival, during class and departure
  • We discard all bandages, dressings or other class consumables at the end of the class and they are not re-used

Importantly, those who meet the following criteria should not attend any St John Ambulance Training course:

  • Those who are unwell or experiencing any flu-like symptoms
  • Those who have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • People who have been overseas in the 14 days prior to their course date
  • Those who have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days

Those who are diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 within 14 days after attending their St John training course must advise St John Ambulance Victoria immediately on 1300 360 455.

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 the DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), burns, asthma, anaphylaxis, sprains and strains.

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.

SJx: The St John Experience

Designed for busy people and workplaces, SJx uses technology to deliver a high quality First Aid training experience in a reduced amount of time.

Resulting in:

  • An engaging, interactive experience
  • Faster more concise training
  • Integrated training on your smartphone in class
  • Improved ability to recall training in a real-life emergency situation
  • Efficient training delivery without compromising on learning quality
  • Receive your certificate on the same day
  • No paper-based tests
"Great new approach to training. Shorter, concise and accurate." - Ciaran Roche, OHS, RMIT University

"Conducted in a way that is conducive for fun-filled training day. The trainer was awesome, flexible and understanding." - Training Participant, JB-HiFi

SJx Delivery:

  • 4 hour Face to Face - Pre-learning required
  • 1 day Face to Face - No pre-learning
  • [Blended Delivery] 3 hour Part 1 eLearning + 4 hour Part 2 Face to Face practical assessment

Basic course:

  • 2 days Face to Face - No pre-learning

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
  • Heart attack
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wound and bleeding management
  • Burns
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sprains and strains
  • Head and facial injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Medical emergencies
  • Choking
  • Abdominal and chest injuries
  • Heat and cold induced conditions
  • Poisoning management
  • Bites and stings
  • Stroke

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
  • HLTAID003 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 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.

This course requires Online Mandatory Pre-Assessment for the 4 hour version to be completed before the course date.

If Online Mandatory Pre-Assessment is not completed prior to the course date, students will not be permitted to enter the class and will not receive certification.

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 have participated in first aid training over the last 25 years and this was the best to date. The modules were precise with relevant common sense assessments following immediately.
Nigel Dezdjek
The large interactive screen integrated with a fun and practical course delivery along with the questions on your device made for interesting and engaging content. I found this a great way to retain information.
Ryan Soley

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