Comprehensive Workplace First Aid


This certificated course is designed to motivate and train a person to be the First Aid person 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 course. More than 50% of the course is practical so that attendees gain competency with the various First Aid techniques.

This is a 12 hour course made up of 8 hours class time with a Self-Directed Home Learning package.

Who should attend?

Persons over the age of sixteen who are to be appointed as the designated First Aid person in the Workplace and people wanting a thorough knowledge of First Aid.

NZQA Credits

The Unit Standards associated with this course are:

6400 Manage First Aid in an Emergency Situation – Version 6, Level 3, Credits 2

6401 Provide First Aid – Version 6, Level 2, Credits 1

6402 Provide Basic Life Support – Version 8, Level 1, Credits 1

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.

Topics Include

  • Overview of regulations relating to accidents in the workplace

  • Approaching an Accident Scene

  • Scene Safety

  • Scene Assessment & management

  • Barriers

  • Primary Assessment

  • Rescue Breathing – adult / child / infant

  • CPR – adult / child / infant

  • Choking – adult / child / infant – Conscious and Unconscious

  • External and Internal bleeding

  • Shock & Recovery Position

  • Heart Conditions

  • Heart Attack

  • Stroke

  • Diabetes

  • Seizures

  • Allergies

  • Asthma

  • Poisoning

  • Burns & Scalds

  • Fractures & dislocations

  • Head, neck & spinal injuries

  • Soft Tissue Injuries – sprains & strains

  • Hyperthermia & Hypothermia


12 Hours 

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