Comprehensive First Aid Course Outline

This course is fun, interactive, and encourages critical thinking. The life-saving skills you learn during this course will also go home with you, to protect your loved ones.

Course
Outline

Course Length: 12 hours

  • Primary scene assessment
  • Victim assessment
  • Stable side position
  • CPR & AED use in adults, children and infants
  • Choking in adults, children and infants

Common Injuries

  • Bleeding and shock
  • Burns
  • Fractures
  • Poisoning
  • Soft Tissue injury

Medical Conditions

  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke

Complex Injuries & Conditions

  • Head, neck and spinal injury
  • Complicated fractures
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Hot and Cold Emergencies
  • Servere Bleeding
  • Complicated burns
  • Multiple patient triage

Unit Standards

Assessment against NZQA Unit Standards

  • 6402: Provide basic life support
  • 6401: Provide first aid
  • 6400: Manage first aid in an emergency situation

Prerequisites

  • English language proficiency
  • Physical agility (bending and kneeling)

Reading

View/Download the recommended pre-course reading

Designed For

This 1.5 day. (12 hour) course is recommended for high-risk job sites, and those away from the urban environment where it might take a bit longer for emergency services to arrive. The Comprehensive First Aid Course is a minimum requirement for most workplaces and meets the new guidelines from WorkSafe New Zealand (Feb 2020)

Available for individuals to register, or as a or as in house training for private groups.

Upcoming Courses

  • 17
    Jun

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Days
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 17 Jun 08:00 - Mon 17 Jun 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Tue 18 Jun 08:00 - Tue 18 Jun 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
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  • 02
    Jul

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 02 Jul 08:00 - Tue 02 Jul 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Wed 03 Jul 08:00 - Wed 03 Jul 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 18
    Jul

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 18 Jul 08:00 - Thu 18 Jul 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 19 Jul 08:00 - Fri 19 Jul 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 31
    Jul

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 31 Jul 08:00 - Wed 31 Jul 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Thu 01 Aug 08:00 - Thu 01 Aug 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 14
    Aug

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 14 Aug 08:00 - Wed 14 Aug 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Thu 15 Aug 08:00 - Thu 15 Aug 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 29
    Aug

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 29 Aug 08:00 - Thu 29 Aug 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 30 Aug 08:00 - Fri 30 Aug 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 17
    Sep

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 17 Sep 09:00 - Tue 17 Sep 15:00
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Wed 18 Sep 09:00 - Wed 18 Sep 15:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 30
    Sep

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 30 Sep 08:00 - Mon 30 Sep 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Tue 01 Oct 08:00 - Tue 01 Oct 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 17
    Oct

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 17 Oct 08:00 - Thu 17 Oct 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 18 Oct 08:00 - Fri 18 Oct 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 30
    Oct

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 30 Oct 08:00 - Wed 30 Oct 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Thu 31 Oct 08:00 - Thu 31 Oct 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 12
    Nov

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 12 Nov 08:00 - Tue 12 Nov 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Wed 13 Nov 08:00 - Wed 13 Nov 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST
  • 28
    Nov

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Also known as Level 2, this Comprehensive First Aid course is recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Includes assessment for Unit Standards: 6402, 6401 & 6400.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 28 Nov 08:00 - Thu 28 Nov 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 29 Nov 08:00 - Fri 29 Nov 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $235.00 incl. GST

Unit Standards

Assessment against NZQA Unit Standards

  • 6402: Provide basic life support
  • 6401: Provide first aid
  • 6400: Manage first aid in an emergency situation

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