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 in infants and small children
  • Choking in infants and small children

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 (optional)

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

If you require assessment please be sure to select the assessment option when you register

City First Aid is the PTE responsible for lodging credits with NZQA. City First Aid is registered and accredited as a PTE by the NZQA under the Education Amendment Act 1990.

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

  • 14
    Mar

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Optional NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. (Select the option at registration)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 14 Mar 08:00 - Thu 14 Mar 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 15 Mar 08:00 - Fri 15 Mar 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $220.00 incl. GST
  • 26
    Mar

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Optional NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. (Select the option at registration)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 26 Mar 08:00 - Tue 26 Mar 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Wed 27 Mar 08:00 - Wed 27 Mar 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $220.00 incl. GST
  • 08
    Apr

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Optional NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. (Select the option at registration)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 08 Apr 08:00 - Mon 08 Apr 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Tue 09 Apr 08:00 - Tue 09 Apr 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $220.00 incl. GST
  • 23
    Apr

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Optional NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. (Select the option at registration)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 23 Apr 08:00 - Tue 23 Apr 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Wed 24 Apr 08:00 - Wed 24 Apr 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $220.00 incl. GST
  • 08
    May

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Optional NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. (Select the option at registration)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 08 May 08:00 - Wed 08 May 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Thu 09 May 08:00 - Thu 09 May 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $220.00 incl. GST
  • 23
    May

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Sessions
    Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Optional NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. (Select the option at registration)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 23 May 08:00 - Thu 23 May 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 24 May 08:00 - Fri 24 May 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $220.00 incl. GST
  • 05
    Jun

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Days
    Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Optional NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. (Select the option at registration)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 05 Jun 08:00 - Wed 05 Jun 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Thu 06 Jun 08:00 - Thu 06 Jun 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $220.00 incl. GST
  • 17
    Jun

    Comprehensive First Aid (12 Hours)

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Days
    Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Optional NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. (Select the option at registration)
    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
    • $220.00 incl. GST