Always be prepared!
Why have First Aid?
You need it to care for your loved ones in an EMERGENCY.
Workplaces require Trained First Aiders, Sports organisations need them, Child Care Centres Schools require special training in Asthma , Anaphylaxis and First Aid .
Electricians require training in Low Voltage Rescue and CPR .
Mines have Specially Trained Rescue Squads with specialist training to an Advanced Level
The most common cause of death in Australia is Cardiac Arrest from heart disease, the defintive care is normally Early DeFibrillation with training it is very simple .
Learning to recognise the Symptoms and Signs of Medical Conditions can save lives, this combined with appropriate First Aid is the winner
A little about how the course goes
This can be a stand alone course, or incorporated into the first couple of hours of a First Aid Course , an emphasis on hands on training
Provide First Aid / Update
This is the NEW course name for Senior First Aid and Apply First Aid
Normally Conducted over one day or evening courses
This is the Course most employers are requiring to meet their workplace needs
In addition to the practical training there is a workbook component
Anaphylaxis and Asthma
A stand alone course or integrated into CPR or First Aid
Short duration a maximum of 2 hours
Low Voltage Rescue
Stand alone but normally combined with CPR
Time frame varies on group size and your skills prior
First Aid Training complies to government agencies, the clinical aspects of First Aid Training are normally guided by the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines
Training Packages are administered by a variety of goverment departments including AQTF/ASQA.
The major influencing factor in a quality course is the skills and knowledge of the presenter, their ability to convey this information in an easy un complicated manner.
No one group of Professionals has more exposure to Pre Hospital Care than Paramedics, from a basic to a very advanced level, therefore a course conducted by a Paramedic with good presentation skills would ensure the ultimate in First aid Training.
Most courses have a government code and in summary these are:
If you are doing a refresher/ update please bring along a copy of your current certificate
Course Booking Details First Aid Courses Hervey bay
Once we receive your enquiry we will discuss your requirements, which course or courses you require.
Course location, number of participants, starting and finishing times, other special conditions and needs.
We will send you through a quote and terms of payment, to be confirmed by all parties.
Training Materials and Documentation
Most courses offer flexible learning, this could require a pre course workbook to be completed prior to the course this assists in preparing you with the knowledge to complete the course in a smooth and relaxed manner .
General Public Courses
All course information and fee structure will be sent you prior to the course.
We offer scheduled courses that are open to everybody, these courses are conducted, numbers pending.
Normally it is a One Day Program with pre course workbook and CPR is completed first on most courses, once this is completed the day continues on with other topics such as medical trauma scenarios, specialist topics also on the day may include, Anaphylaxis and Asthma / Low Voltage Rescue.
Payment is normally required prior to the commencement of the course
Available for Groups and General Public
Practical First Aid endeavours to offer the best First Aid Training, particularly the practical aspects.
Competency needs to be demonstrated after instruction and attendance at a course does not guarantee the issue of a certificate .
The documentation from the course is sent to an RTO, once sent to an RTO they have a maximum of 21 days to issue the certificate they are normally much quicker than that average is 7 days , so please plan your course to include this when you book and expect your certificate.
PLEASE NOTE WE E MAIL OUT YOUR CERTIFICATE If you wish simply print it out in colour
If you want a hard copy from us then arrange to call by our office
Registered Training Organisations for National Accreditation
we utilise First Aid Advantage
Please bring all completed pre course workbooks or other documentation on the day of the course.
Please ensure proof of payment is brought with you.
It is important to disclose any disabilities you may have so we can assist youFirst Aid Courses are practical and you will need to work with other people, please do so in a gentle and respectful manner, volunteers may be required to demonstrate practical application .
You will be required to participate in practical skills, the skills you may be required to complete successfully include:
Payment options we have available are: funds transfer, cheque, cash .
We do invoice only on prior agreement
For invoice clients the payment terms are normally 14 days post course.
Cancellation fees; if you cancel in these time frames
Group Bookings less than 14 days 25% / less than 7 days 30% / less than 7 days 50%.
General Public 7 days or less 50% unless it is a Genuine Emergency confirmed in which case we can offer you other dates.
If we have to cancel at short notice we will return all monies or offer you alternate dates