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.


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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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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Basic 2 day - Provide first aid

Course length: 2 Consecutive days

Course delivery: Basic course delivery with practical exercises

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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

This course can be undertaken in a range of formats, some which require mandatory online pre-learning.

Video Enhanced Courses:

  • 4 Hour course - Requires pre-learning
  • 1 Day course - No pre-learning

Basic Course:

  • 2 Day course - 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

Statement(s) 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 resuscitation skills are renewed every 12 months.

Assessment Information

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.

St John first aid training - trainer, students and manikin

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Ideal for workplace or community groups looking to train a group of people in one session, onsite training is a convenient and flexible training solution for you.

St John brings the training to you wherever and whenever you need it. This solution is available 365 days a year and 24 hours a day.