First Aid Training in Brisbane and Melbourne – Frequently Asked Questions

1300MEDICS provides nationally accredited first aid training at your venue or workplace. Our courses are delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

Do you need more information about first aid training? Please see below our frequently asked questions.

First Aid Training Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do I have to complete any pre-learning prior to my course?
A. Yes, all courses have pre-learning that students are required to complete before attending. The pre-learning is delivered online and is self paced.

2. What is the minimum age to enrol in a first aid course?
A. Generally speaking, there is no minimum age, but all participants must have the language literacy skills required to pass the course work. If you are under 18, please contact us to obtain a consent form to the course and give it to the trainer on the day of your training.

3. Can you deliver training at my workplace?
A. Yes, all of our training equipment is portable and we often attend workplaces and sporting clubs to deliver first aid training onsite. Please contact us with the details of your booking.

4. What is the maximum size group you can teach?
A. We can deliver first aid training for very large groups. If your group is larger than 20 students, we will assign multiple trainers and we will need a large training space or multiple rooms.

5. I need a Provide First Aid certificate and a CPR certificate, how many courses do I need to book in for?
A. You need to book into a ‘HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid’ course only as this includes a free CPR competency valid for 12 months.

6. When do I need to renew my certificate?
A. Please see the below schedule for list of standard certificate validity ranges.

7. How much time does the course take to deliver?
A. Please see the below schedule for list of standard course learning times.

8. Where can I find further information about your full range of courses?
A. Please click here to view detailed information on all of our courses.

8. How can I make a booking or get a quote for first aid training?
A. Please click here to submit an enquiry or call us on 1300 633 427

Common First Aid Training Course Timings and Validity


Course Validity Online with Face to Face Assessment (OFFA) Timings
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 12 months 45 min contact time + 3 h self-paced learning
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (including HLTAID009 ) 3 years (HLTAID009 12 months) 120 min contact time + 6 hours self-paced learning
HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an education and care setting 3 years 60 min contact time + 6-8 hours self-paced learning
HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid (including HLTAID015) 3 years  (HLTAID015 12 months 6 hours contact time + 10 hours self- paced learning
HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy. 12 months 3.5 hours contact time + 3 hours self- paced learning

Applications Open: First Responders in Townsville

Applications Open: First Responders Pool in Townsville

1300MEDICS has a vacancy for multiple First Responders in Townsville to work at major events and venues in 2024.

We are seeking First Responders to work as part of our medical team alongside Registered Paramedics, Registered Nurses and Doctors.
First Responders require the following qualifications – we can assist candidates to find training opportunities if required:
  • HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID015 – Provide advanced resuscitation
  • PUAEME005 – Provide pain management
First Responders require the following experience:
  • Experience in providing patient care, OR
  • Students of Paramedicine, OR
  • Students of Nursing, OR
  • Australian Defence Force Medic experience
Apply now: