First Aid

Course Info:

The Provide Basic Emergency Life Support HLTAID002 course  is the basic first aid qualification for workplaces Australia-wide. Industry recommends you update this life saving skill every three years to keep knowledge and skills fresh.
This course will cover the basic skills required to do CPR,  provide first aid for common injuries, managing the casualty and awareness to asthma and anaphylaxis.

Classroom Training


On-Site Training

(Min 10)

$65 ea

Course Content:

We try our best to make your learning experience fun and exciting!  CPR training doesn’t have to be drab and boring any more.  Our instructors will teach you what you need to know, in a fun and exciting class.  These are the things we will cover:
  • What happens during cardiac arrest
  • Managing an unconscious patient
  • Primary approach (DRABCD)
  • CPR practical
  • Using a defibrillator (AED)
  • Legal issues, reporting and documentation
  • Infection control
  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
  • Bleeding control
  • Choking and airway obstructions
  • Respiratory distress and asthma
  • Shock

Who should do this course:

Everyone! This is the minimum standard first aid course for being able to help your family and friends, right through to mandatory workplace first aid.
This course applies to a wide range of settings where emergencies requiring first aid may occur. It is relevant for people working in education, aged and community care, sport, travel & tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises and other workplace and community settings.

Why us?

Our first aid courses are exciting, and fun!  We promise we will make it interesting for you!  Our trainers have lengthy experience in the emergency services sector and university degrees in nursing or paramedical science.
You can rest assured you will get the best training with us, and not to mention, you can always call or email us anytime after the course if you have forgotten something!








Online quiz
Classroom practical

Min 5

Max 15

Melbourne CBD
Point Cook

Upcoming courses:

Dates with the red dot are when this course is scheduled.
Hover the mouse over the dot to see the location, and click for more info or book!

Frequently asked questions:

If your answer is not listed below, give us a call on 1300 303 655 or email

Is this a full first aid course?

Yes!  This is an first level first aid course. It provides basic first aid and CPR.  If you need a more advanced level of first aid, you should consider HLTAID003, Apply first aid, which is the minimum standard for most workplaces.

How long does the class go for?

The course is made up of two components, an online learning module, and an in-person training session.
The online module should take you about 1 hour to complete.
The in-person classroom session should take about 2 hours.

Will I have to lean on the floor to do CPR?

Yes. This is an assessable requirement.  This is a nationally accredited course, and part of the assessment set by the industry skills council requires you to perform CPR on a patient who is on the ground.  You will be required to demonstrate this competency to pass.

I have learning difficulties. Can I still do the course?

We will do our very best to accommodate you. Please give us a call on 1300 303655 or email to discuss your specific requirements, and we will let you know if we can help.

How often do you run this course?

We run our courses regularly.  See the calendar above for course dates.  The red dots on the calendar indicate when the course is running.
If you have a requirement to do the course a day not listed, or wish to arrange a group booking, we will try and accommodate this for you. Just give us a call on 1300 303 655 to discuss.

How long will it take to obtain my certificate?

Your certificate will be mailed within 7 days of completing the training. However, we can provide an official letter of completion at the end of your course, to satisfy employer or university requirements.  Please inform us prior to the course if you require a completion letter to be issued on the day of training.

I don't want to do CPR in front of other people. Do you offer 1-on-1 courses?

We can provide 1-on-1 lessons for the CPR refresher. For all other courses, we only provide group based training.

Who are your instructors?

Our instructors hold university degrees in either Paramedicine or Nursing and have a background in emergency services (Police/Fire/Ambulance) or military. You can be sure you will be in good hands!

Is this course nationally accredited?

YES!  This course is nationally accredited!

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