Basic First Aid

Do you require practical first aid skills? The Statement of Attainment in Provide First Aid course will provide you with up to date first aid procedures. You will learn how to respond in an emergency situation, communicate details of the incident and evaluate your own performance.


Location188 East Street, Rockhampton or off-site by Request

Course ScheduleFriday (fortnightly)

Delivery ModeFace to Face

Course Times7:45am - 1:00pm

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment with the unit of competency HLTAID003 Provide first aid.

Once you have successfully completed this course your First Aid skills will be valid for 3 years.

First Aid skills can be the difference between life and death for a workmate, family member, a stranger on the street, or even yourself. Whether you need it for your workplace, your home, in another setting or would just like peace of mind, NHST offers the latest in first aid training.

The topics covered throughout this training course are as follows:

    • DRSABCD action plan
    • Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
    • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    • Managing an unconscious casualty
    • Choking
    • Defibrillation
    • First aid kits
    • Wounds and bleeding
    • Burns
    • Medical emergencies
    • Shock
    • Heat and cold induced illness
    • Safety and risk management
    • Strains, sprains, dislocations and fractures
    • Head, neck and spinal injuries
    • Chest and abdominal injuries
    • Facial and eye injuries
    • Poisons
    • Bites and stings
    • Infection control
    • Legislation

Assessment may be conducted using the following methods:

  • Portfolio
  • Written Questions and Answers
  • Role play/Demonstration Assessment

Course Pre-Requisites
There are no applicable course pre-requisites.

Student Support and LLN
This training program requires basic reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Prior to enrolling please contact New Horizons Safety and Training Services to discuss our support services if required.

Your Rights and Responsibilities
It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services.
Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Participant Information Handbook.
Please ensure you read the information on the course page in full prior to enrolling.

Recognised Prior Learning
If you feel you have the required skills, past experience or qualifications that should be recognised as part of this program, then please mention this to our friendly staff to discuss your options

Credit Transfer
Credit Transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for units/qualifications that can be identified as equivalent in content. Please discuss this option upon enrolment if you feel your learning outcome can be matched with a current unit or qualification you may already hold

Study Pathway

Participants whom have successfully completed First Aid training may be interested in extending their knowledge and undertaking the Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course, that is typically run on the same day.

This information is a generic recommendation of related study options, if you are unsure of your training requirements, please contact your potential or current employer. For further information, or advice, please contact our friendly staff on 07 4927 0666 or via email at



Payment Method:

  1. EFT/Direct Deposit/Cash/Credit Card
  2. Payment Plan option not available for this program
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188 East Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700
PO Box 9938, Frenchville Qld 4701

Ph: (07) 4927 0666 | Fax: (07) 4927 0699

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