First Aid Course on the Gold Coast

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First Aid Course on the Gold Coast

So, you’ve realised that you need to complete first aid course on the Gold Coast. First Aid is important as it enables you to assist persons who become injured in the event of an accident or emergency situation until help arrives.

 There are many reasons why people need to undertake First Aid training.

Some of these reasons include:

  • It is a workplace requirement
  • To know what to do in first aid situations involving family and friends
  • As a pre-requisite to more advanced first aid courses or health occupations

Regardless of the reason why you need a first aid course on the Gold Coast, before selecting your training provider and making a booking it is important to know exactly which First Aid course will suit your needs.

HLTAID001 Provide CPR

CPR is undoubtedly one of the most important parts of any First Aid course on the Gold Coast. That’s why it is a standalone unit. Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation should be on the top of your list. Once you have your CPR certification it is recommended that you refresh it every 12 months.

At Asset College, we run half day CPR workshops which makes it much more manageable for you to fit into a busy schedule.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Usually a First Aid Course on the Gold Coast that is being advertised as Provide First Aid will already include the Provide CPR component so there won’t be a need to book into both. This is the most common First Aid qualification that people will complete and is the cornerstone for all other First Aid courses.

At Asset College, the Provide First Aid course is a 1 day workshop and also involves prior study to complete before attending your workshop. This is because the first aid course covers so many different aspects and it is important that students have an understanding of the concepts before attending the course day which is largely practical.

It is recommended that this full day is completed once every 3 years.

HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid

This Advanced First Aid course is your next step up from the standard First Aid training. It includes advanced first aid techniques that are usually required by people who work closely with children or in high-risk industries such as security.

It is now a requirement for any Security Officer renewing their licence in QLD to complete HLTAID006 Provide First Aid as part of their refresher training. This is because security usually involves working with people who are more likely to require first aid such as in pubs, clubs and at large scale events.

The Advanced First Aid course at Asset College on the Gold Coast is run over 2 days. Should you already have a current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid certificate than you would only need to attend the second day of the training.

As this course is also full of content, we require students to complete pre-reading and course material prior to attending so that you have the background knowledge required to participate in the day which again is largely practical.

There are many other First Aid courses that can be completed that are industry specific too!

These include:

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTPAT006 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

When you are looking for your first aid course on the Gold Coast, look no further than Asset College. We offer both weekday and weekend courses to suit your schedule with experienced trainers who have a background in advanced first aid administration.

Book your course today!