A standard First Aid course - suitable for low risk workplace settings or those wanting general First Aid Knowledge

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This certificated course is designed to motivate and train a person to be the First Aid personnel capable of providing immediate first aid assistance in any situation.


Attendees are trained to a high standard of patient care with both instructor and peer assessment throughout the 1-day course. More than 50% of the course is practical so that attendees gain competency with the various First Aid techniques.


Who should attend?

Persons over the age of sixteen, wanting knowledge of First Aid.


Specific Topics include...

Overview of regulations relating to accidents in the workplace:

  • Approaching an Accident Scene
  • Barriers
  • Primary Assessment
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR - adult / child / infant
  • Choking - adult / child / infant – Conscious and Unconscious
  • External and Internal bleeding
  • Shock &
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Poisoning
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Fractures & dislocations
  • Soft Tissue Injuries – sprains & strains
  • Heat Exhaustion/Shock
  • Hypothermia


NZQA Credits

The Unit Standards associated with this course are:

6401, 6402


If you would like these credits logged with NZQA, please provide your NZQA number or NSN number and your date of birth to your MediTrain Instructor.