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Get Nationally Recognised First Aid Training

Injuries, accidents, and mishaps are a part of everyday life, in fact almost 10 million people are admitted to Australian hospitals each year as the result of an accident or injury. Any one of us may have to perform first aid at any point in our lives and being confident and equipped to act in emergency situations can be the difference between life and death. Completing a first aid course will allow you to take control of potentially life-threatening emergencies, providing immediate care to friends, family and co-workers until professional assistance arrives. This makes you an incredible asset to the community as well as the workplace.

At Life Saving Victoria we provide a number of first aid courses and first aid refresher courses in a variety of delivery methods. With methods including face to face and blended (online and face to face), you can study first aid in a way that suits you and your lifestyle. Protect yourself and others and learn first aid today!

About Our First Aid Training Courses

Life Saving Victoria’s First Aid Training Courses in Melbourne and regional Victoria are recommended for everyone. Whether you require first aid certification for your workplace or are employed as an occupational health representative, care worker, sports coach, or educator, developing first aid skills and your ability to respond effectively and confidently in a high-risk environment, will be invaluable.

All of LSV’s First Aid and CPR courses are endorsed by Royal Lifesaving Society Australia and Surf Life Saving Australia.

11,929 candidates from essential and emergency services, education and the general public completed First Aid and CPR training with LSV last year.

Our First Aid Courses

NEW: Mental Health First Aid Training

MHFA Training Course

Developed by Mental Health First Aid Australia and delivered by LSV accredited instructors the Mental Health First Aid Course will equip candidates to provide initial support to other adults who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis. Using a practical, evidence based action plan you will be equipped to aid friends and family until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis is resolved. This comprehensive and informative short course has been developed through the expert consensus of mental health professionals as well as people with lived experience.

The course covers mental health problems including depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use as well as mental health crises including but not limited to suicidal thoughts and behaviours, panic attacks, traumatic events and aggressive behaviours.

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of:

Certificate of Completion

Mental Health First Aider Accreditation (opt in via MHFA Australia)

Course OverviewCourse Outline
Who Can Attend This Course?

Any adult can attend.

How Much Does This Course Cost?

The cost for this course is $195.

Are There Any Prerequisites for This Course?

There aren’t any prerequisites for our Mental Health First Aid Training course.

How Long Is the Course?

This is a 12-hour course delivered as either a 2-day training package (6 hours per day), or as 4 separate modules (3 hours each).

Why Should I Attend?

Mental Health First Aid Training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, giving you more confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. Participating in this course also helps decrease stigma surrounding mental health.

Mental Health Problems Covered

Depression, anxiety, psychosis, substance use.

Mental Health Crises Covered

Suicidal thoughts and behaviours, non-suicidal self-injury, panic attacks, traumatic events, severe psychotic states, severe effects from alcohol or other drug use and aggressive behaviours.

Am I Assessed in This Course?

There is no formal assessment in this course, but participants have the option to take an additional assessment (for no extra cost) to become a MHFA Australia accredited Mental Health First Aider.

Provide First Aid

Provide First Aid Training Course

In the ‘Provide First Aid Training course’ participants receive all the essential training from the ‘Basic Emergency Life Support’ training course with an additional first aid certification (HLTAID011). The course equips candidates with the skills and knowledge to act quickly and confidently in more than a dozen common first aid and emergency situations; managing the situation, assessing the casualty and communicating with emergency services. The course also covers first aid frameworks, one and two person CPR as well as choking.

The course was previously known as a Senior First Aid, Level 2 First Aid or Apply First Aid qualification.

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of:

HLTAID011 Provide first aid

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course OverviewCourse Outline
How Much Does This Course Cost?

Full course: $150
Update course: $110

Are There Any Prerequisites for This Course?

This course requires a reasonable level of physical fitness. It is recommended that candidates are 14 years in the calendar year they undertake the course.

In addition to this, candidates attending an update course must hold the current HLTAID003 Provide first aid Statement of Attainment prior to attending.

How Long Is the Course?

The course length varies depending on the delivery method but generally can be completed in less than a day (5-hour session plus online learning). Please see this link for course duration options.

Where Can I Take the Course?

This course is provided throughout Victoria. Please visit training.lsv.com.au to find a course today.

Who Should Study This Course?

The course is ideal for those who are employed as an Organisational Health and Safety Representative or anyone who is required to hold a first aid qualification as part of their role. The course is however available to all adults, particularly those with a duty of care like care workers, sports coaches & trainers as well as parents and guardians.

What Will I Learn in This First Aid Course?

LSV’s first aid course focus includes covering the signs, symptoms and treatment options for incidents including CPR, shock, bleeding, crush injuries, burns, fractures, sprains and strains, spinal injuries, breathing and heart conditions, diabetes, seizures, and envenomation.

How Long Does My First Aid Certification Last?

The Provide First Aid course should be updated every 3 years. The CPR component (HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) should be updated yearly.

Units In This Course
What Happens if I Don’t Pass My First Aid Certification?

As the first aid course is competency based, you will need to ensure that you can demonstrate all the necessary requirements of the three units of competency. If you unable to perform a specific task on the day of the course, you will be deemed ‘not yet competent’ in that skill. You will be given the opportunity to attend a course at a later date (at no charge), in order to retrain and be reassessed on the particular skill or area of knowledge.

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID011 – Unit details
HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID010 – Unit details
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID009 – Unit details

Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Basic Emergency Life Support Training Course

This course will equip candidates to act quickly and confidently in an emergency situation. The course focus includes casualty assessment, one and two person CPR, choking, situation management and emergency services communication. The course is also known as a Level 1 First Aid qualification.

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of:

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

Course OverviewCourse Outline
How Much Does This Course Cost?

Full course: $110
Update course: $90

Are There Any Prerequisites for This Course?

This course requires a reasonable level of physical fitness. It is recommended that candidates are 12 years in the calendar year they undertake the course.

In addition to this, candidates attending an update course must hold the current HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support Statement of Attainment prior to attending.

How Long Is the Course?

The course is delivered in a 3-hour session plus online learning.

Where Can I Take the Course?

This course is provided throughout Victoria. Please visit training.lsv.com.au to find a course today.

Who Should Study This Course?

The course is ideal for those who are employed as an Organisational Health and Safety Representative or anyone who is required to hold a first aid qualification as part of their role. The course is however available to all adults, particularly those with a duty of care like care workers, sports coaches & trainers, parents / guardians, and secondary school students.

What Will I Learn in This First Aid Course?

Life Saving Victoria’s Emergency First Aid is ideal for those wanting a basic overview of the actions to take if confronted with an emergency situation until professional assistance arrives.

The course focuses on the signs, symptoms and treatment options for incidents including CPR, shock, bleeding, breathing and heart conditions.

How Long Does My First Aid Certification Last?

Provide Basic Emergency Life Support course should be updated every 3 years. The CPR component (HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) should be updated yearly.

What Happens if I Don’t Pass My First Aid Certification?

As the first aid course is competency based, you will need to ensure that you can demonstrate all the necessary requirements of the three units of competency. If you unable to perform a specific task on the day of the course, you will be deemed ‘not yet competent’ in that skill. You will be given the opportunity to attend a course at a later date (at no charge), in order to retrain and be reassessed on the particular skill or area of knowledge.

Units In This Course

HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID010 – Unit details
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID009 – Unit details

Provide First Aid: Education and Care Setting

Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting Training Course

This course will equip candidates with the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults within an education and care setting. This includes asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of:

HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting

HLTAID011 Provide first aid

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course OverviewCourse Outline
How Much Does This Course Cost?

Full course: $175
Update course: $110

Are There Any Prerequisites for This Course?

This course requires a reasonable level of physical fitness. It is recommended that candidates are 14 years in the calendar year they undertake the course.

In addition to this, candidates attending an update course must hold the current HLTAID004 Provide first aid Statement of Attainment prior to attending.

How Long Is the Course?

This course is delivered as one 5.5hr session plus online learning

Where Can I Take the Course?

This course is provided throughout Victoria. Please visit training.lsv.com.au to find a course today.

Who Should Study This Course?

The Education and Child Care First Aid course is recommended for those working in preschool, day
care and outside of school hours (OOSH) care services, as well as teachers, parents and carers of young children. However, any adult can take this course.

What Will I Learn In This First Aid Course?

Life Saving Victoria’s Education and Child Care First Aid course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid, emergency life support and manage common injuries and conditions that may arise when caring for children.

Is My Certification Industry Recognised?

The course covers requirements for first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis management that satisfies
National Regulations in accordance with the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality
Authority (ACECQA).

How Long Does My First Aid Certification Last?

The Provide First Aid: Education and Care Setting qualification should be updated every 3 years. The CPR component (HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) should be updated yearly.

What Happens if I Don’t Pass My First Aid Certification?

As the first aid course is competency based, you will need to ensure that you can demonstrate all the necessary requirements of the three units of competency. If you unable to perform a specific task on the day of the course, you will be deemed ‘not yet competent’ in that skill. You will be given the opportunity to attend a course at a later date (at no charge), in order to retrain and be reassessed on the particular skill or area of knowledge.

Units In This Course

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting
HLTAID012 – Unit details
<strong”>HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID011 – Unit details
HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID010 – Unit details
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID009 – Unit details

Provide Advanced First Aid

Provide Advanced First Aid Training Course

This course will equip candidates with the skills and knowledge to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
The Advanced First Aid course is often referred to as a level 3 first aid qualification.

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of:

HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid

HLTAID011 Provide first aid

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course OverviewCourse Outline
How Much Does This Course Cost?

Full course: $190
Update course: $120

Are There Any Prerequisites for This Course?

This course requires a reasonable level of physical fitness. It is recommended that candidates are 16 years in the calendar year they undertake the course. In addition to this, candidates attending an update course must hold the current HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid Statement of Attainment prior to attending.

How Long Is the Course?

This is course is conducted across two 5-hour sessions plus online learning.

Where Can I Take the Course?

This course is provided throughout Victoria. Please visit training.lsv.com.au to find a course today.

Who Should Study This Course?

The course is ideal for those who are employed in large and diverse workplaces, or workplaces deemed as high risk. This included workplaces that have a range of occupational health and safety hazards such as forestry operations, kitchens, car and body panel workshops and medical research facilities.

What Will I Learn in This First Aid Course?

Life Saving Victoria’s Advanced First Aid course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be able to confidently take control of a first aid incident until professional assistance arrives. The course focus covers the signs, symptoms and treatment options for incidents including CPR, shock, bleeding, crush injuries, burns, fractures, sprains and strains, spinal injuries, breathing and heart conditions, diabetes, seizures, envenomation and childbirth.

How Long Does My First Aid Certification Last?

Individuals should update their Provide Advanced First Aid qualification every 3 years. The CPR component (HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) should be updated yearly.

What Happens If I Don’t Pass My First Aid Certification?

As the first aid course is competency based, you will need to ensure that you can demonstrate all the necessary requirements of the three units of competency. If you unable to perform a specific task on the day of the course, you will be deemed ‘not yet competent’ in that skill. You will be given the opportunity to attend a course at a later date (at no charge), in order to retrain and be reassessed on the particular skill or area of knowledge.

Units In This Course

HLTAID0014 Provide Advanced First Aid
HLTAID014 – Unit details
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID011 – Unit details
HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID010 – Unit details
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID009 – Unit details

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