First Aid (Comprehensive)

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How to book

  1. Download the SafeTrades Course Calendar to view the available dates

  2. Complete the SafeTrades Booking Form for the training required. The form has fields enabling you to book up to five people. If you want to book for more than five people, please enter the additional details in the Comments field.

  3. Those individuals who have not previously enrolled on a SafeTrades Short Course during the last year are also required to complete the NorthTec Online Enrolment Form. Each student only needs to do this ONCE per year.

Do you need a first aid certificate? Completion of this course provides a comprehensive first aid qualification to meet the minimum requirements for those appointed as first aider’s under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2016 (First Aid Regulations) and the Roll Over Factories and Commercial Premises Act 1985.

Our First Aid options include:

  • First Aid (Workplace/Basic) - This one-day course provides the learner with the basic knowledge and skills to administer appropriate first aid in the workplace and covers CPR, injury assessment, injury treatment and patient management.

  • First Aid (Comprehensive) - This two-day course provides the learner with more in-depth knowledge on injury management.

  • First Aid (Refresher) - This one-day course provide a refresher for trained first aider’s.

What you will learn

Unit Standards Level Credits
6402 - Provide basic life support 1 1
6401 - Provide first aid 2 1
6400 - Manage first aid in an emergency situation 3 2

Content includes:

  • assessment of emergency situations

  • basic life support (CPR)

  • bleeding

  • shock

  • fractures

  • sprains

  • head injuries

  • hypothermia

  • burns

  • poisoning

  • medical emergencies (including asthma, diabetes and epilepsy).

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

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2 days

Start Dates

Whangarei: Please see the SafeTrades Calendar for dates

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