First Aid Courses with the Mediforce Group

We think the best people to provide training are experts who have had years of experience dealing with real emergencies. Having first-hand knowledge and experience enables them to relate the training to real life scenarios making training more interesting and relevant for our students.

Being a first aider can be a daunting responsibility and accidents and illnesses can happen in the workplace at anytime. For this reason, offering your staff the best quality training is very important.

The Mediforce Group is an independent provider of first aid training, delivering a wide range of courses, ranging from basic CPR, first aid for teachers in education and after school and aged carers to workplace first aid. The Mediforce Group is the only provider of the recognised training course for Year 11 and 12 students covering Drug and alcohol awareness, incorporating a first aid qualification.

We’ve designed our range of first aid courses to be suitable for a wide range of individuals and industries, whether you are looking to train your team with specific first aid skills for teaching and caring for children, sports coaches and industry specific.

Our courses are delivered either on site at your premises (keeping the cost down) or at a training centre designated. Practical exercises are designed with your premises and hazards in mind, keeping it real and relevant.

The Mediforce Group offer an exclusive 100% pass rate guarantee with all our training services. If for some reason a student does not achieve the pass, we will offer them free retraining and a re-assessment at one of our training sessions, free of charge.

All part of the service:

  1. Easy booking – by phone, email or online
  2. Full course joining instructions provided for each delegate
  3. Temporary certificate is on the day
  4. Full certificate issued within 10 days of completing the course
  5. Credit card style certificate and a traditional A4 certificate issued for each delegate
  6. A comprehensive first aid manual provided for every delegate
  7. Automatic reminders sent to both you and your First Aiders before certificates expire
  8. Email notifications giving full details when first aid guidelines change

First Aid Courses available:

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Application and Relevance
This course applies to a wide range of settings where emergencies involving cardiac arrest may occur. It is relevant for people working in education, aged and community care, sport, travel & tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises and other workplace and community settings.

Duration
1.5 hours classroom training and assessment (with online pre-work); or
2-3 hours classroom training and assessment only

Course Content
This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to handle cardiac emergency situations. It includes:

Introduction to first aid principles

Assessing a cardiac emergency situation

  • Airway and breathing management
  • Performing chest compressions
  • Administering rescue breaths
  • Resuscitation techniques
  • Using a defibrillator (AED)

$45.00 (Corporate Discounts available)

Award Issued
A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants.

Under the Auspices of Safety Corp RTO #91694

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

This course applies to a wide range of settings where first aid emergencies may occur. It is relevant for people working in education, aged and community care, sport, outdoor recreation, travel & tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises as well as in home or other environments.

Duration
7 hours (1 day) classroom training and assessment (with online or workbook pre-work); or
14 hours (2 days) classroom training and assessment only

Course Content
This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Topics include:

  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Airway and breathing management
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • First Aid management of the unconscious casualty
  • Medical conditions including cardiac, diabetes, epilepsy
  • Infection control and First Aid for minor wounds
  • Allergic reactions and asthma
  • Control of major external bleeding and shock
  • Management of near drowning
  • Hyperthermia and hypothermia
  • Burns and electric shock
  • Eye and soft tissue injuries
  • Venomous bites and stings
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • Assessment of the sick and injured
  • Recording vital signs
  • Communicating details of an incident
  • Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents

Award Issued
A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants.

Under the Auspices of Safety Corp RTO #91694

$75.00 (Corporate Discounts available)

HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

Application and Relevance
This course applies to educators and support staff working in education or children’s services
who are required to respond to a first aid emergency. It incorporates the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

Duration
8 hours (1 day) classroom training and assessment (with online pre-work); or
16 hours (2 days) classroom training and assessment only

Course Content
This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Topics include:

  • Airway and breathing management
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • Medical conditions including diabetes, epilepsy & convulsions
  • Infection control and First Aid for minor wounds
  • Risk management for asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Anaphylaxis emergency management
  • Asthma emergency management
  • Control of major external bleeding and shock
  • Management of near drowning
  • Hyperthermia and hypothermia
  • Burns and electric shock
  • Eye and soft tissue injuries
  • Venomous bites and stings
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • Assessment of the sick and injured
  • Recording vital signs
  • Communicating details of an incident
  • Reporting requirements in education and children’s services
  • Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents

Award Issued
A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants.

Under the Auspices of Safety Corp RTO #91694

$95.00 (Corporate discounts available)

 

Other courses available on request.