Basic First Aid Course
Companies need to engage workers on health and safety matters that will directly affect them. According to WorkSafe NZ, all workers must be provided with first aid facilities, equipment and access to first aiders.
Successful Learners Will Receive
- NZQA Unit Standard 6401, Level 2, Credit 1 – Provide first aid
- NZQA Unit Standard 6402, Level 1, Credit 1 – Basic Life Support
Who Should Attend
This first aid training course is ideal for:
- People who want to be prepared for responding to emergency situations in the workplace
- Those assigned to be trained as first aiders in the workplace
- Businesses hoping to protect employees
- Outdoor enthusiasts
- Lifeguards, babysitters, and caregivers
- Those who need OSHA compliant training
They are also expected to develop the ability to provide basic life support through CPR and management of a foreign body airway obstruction (choking).
This Workplace First Aid program incorporates adult, child, and infant emergency care and is designed to train layperson rescuers for:
- CPR administration for children, infants, and adults
- AED use for children and adults.
- First aid for possible workplace incidents.
- First aid for common injuries.
Upon successful completion of the course, graduates may:
- Recognize and evaluate an emergency and a victim
- Know how to activate or alert the emergency medical services (EMS)
- Be able to provide 1-person infant, child, and adult CPR to a non-breathing or injured person and administer the proper first aid.
- Properly use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
To participate, you must have the minimum age 14. There are two components to your training in order to receive your certification. The first part is all about theory and the second one covers practical skills. You must pass both your theory and practical training and work with an instructor in a classroom setting.