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)

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.

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If you have completed our 8 Hour Everyday/Workplace First Aid in the last 90 days, you can upgrade that certificate to a Comprehensive First Aid certificate by attending our 4 hour adjunct course.

Upcoming Courses

  • 15
    Dec

    Comprehensive First Aid

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 days
    NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Also ideal for those away from the urban environment where it might take a bit longer for emergency services to arrive. Being able to respond first, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive, is essential to help others and save lives.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 15 Dec 08:00 - Thu 15 Dec 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 16 Dec 08:00 - Fri 16 Dec 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $190.00 excl. GST
  • 09
    Jan

    Comprehensive First Aid

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Days
    NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Also ideal for those away from the urban environment where it might take a bit longer for emergency services to arrive. Being able to respond first, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive, is essential to help others and save lives.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 09 Jan 08:00 - Mon 09 Jan 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Tue 10 Jan 08:00 - Tue 10 Jan 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $190.00 excl. GST
  • 26
    Jan

    Comprehensive First Aid

    Christchurch
    Delivered Over 2 Days
    NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Also ideal for those away from the urban environment where it might take a bit longer for emergency services to arrive. Being able to respond first, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive, is essential to help others and save lives.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 26 Jan 08:00 - Thu 26 Jan 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 27 Jan 08:00 - Fri 27 Jan 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $190.00 excl. GST
  • 09
    Feb

    Comprehensive First Aid

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Days
    NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Also ideal for those away from the urban environment where it might take a bit longer for emergency services to arrive. Being able to respond first, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive, is essential to help others and save lives.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Thu 09 Feb 08:00 - Thu 09 Feb 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Fri 10 Feb 08:00 - Fri 10 Feb 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $190.00 excl. GST
  • 21
    Feb

    Comprehensive First Aid

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Days
    NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Also ideal for those away from the urban environment where it might take a bit longer for emergency services to arrive. Being able to respond first, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive, is essential to help others and save lives.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 21 Feb 08:00 - Tue 21 Feb 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Wed 22 Feb 08:00 - Wed 22 Feb 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $190.00 excl. GST
  • 08
    Mar

    Comprehensive First Aid

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Days
    NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Also ideal for those away from the urban environment where it might take a bit longer for emergency services to arrive. Being able to respond first, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive, is essential to help others and save lives.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 08 Mar 08:00 - Wed 08 Mar 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Thu 09 Mar 08:00 - Thu 09 Mar 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $190.00 excl. GST
  • 20
    Mar

    Comprehensive First Aid

    Christchurch
    Delivered over 2 Days
    NZQA Unit Standards available: 6402, 6401 & 6400. Recommended for all workplaces, especially those with a medium-to-high risk profile. Also ideal for those away from the urban environment where it might take a bit longer for emergency services to arrive. Being able to respond first, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive, is essential to help others and save lives.
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 20 Mar 08:00 - Mon 20 Mar 16:30
    Christchurch
    Session 2
    Tue 21 Mar 08:00 - Tue 21 Mar 12:00
    Christchurch
    • $190.00 excl. GST