Provide First Aid (2 days)

The flagship St John Ambulance first aid course covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses. 

It is suitable for both people in the workplace and members of the public who want training in first aid.

This course is slower paced and requires no pre-learning.

What certification do you get?

This is an accredited course. On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID009/HLTAID015) are renewed every 12 months.


The course covers the following: 

• Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
• The DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations
• Managing unconscious casualties
• Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
• Using a defibrillator (AED)
• Legal issues in first aid
• Infection control
• Diabetes and seizures
• Asthma
• Allergic reactions and Anaphylaxis
• Wound and bleeding management

• Burns
• Fractures and dislocations
• Sprains and strains
• Hypothermia and hyperthermia
• Head, neck, and spinal injuries
• Medical emergencies
• Choking
• Abdominal and chest injuries
• Poisoning management
• Bites and stings
• Stroke
• Safety and risk management

St John Ambulance ACT delivers nationally recognised training and assessment on behalf of St John Ambulance Australia
(RTO 88041)

Book the course

Available spots

10th of July 2024

10/07/2024 8:30
11/07/2024 17:00
2 Remaining Seats

7th of August 2024

07/08/2024 8:30
08/08/2024 17:00
16 Remaining Seats