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Would you know what to do if you or someone around you became seriously sick or injured?

St John Ambulance Tasmania provides a wide range of first aid courses, giving you the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully treat common injuries and possibly save a life. The courses, many of which are nationally accredited, are delivered by qualified professional first aid trainers. St John Ambulance Tasmania delivers nationally recognised training in partnership with St John Ambulance Australia Inc. (RTO88041)

Detailed course dates and information, including a list of courses by location, can be found here

To book a private course for 10 or more participants please complete this form and someone from St John Tas will contact you to confirm.


PROVIDE FIRST AID

The flagship St John Ambulance first aid course covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses. It is suitable for both people in the workplace and members of the public who want training in first aid. (Previously known as Senior First Aid, Workplace Level 2, and Apply First Aid.)

Course Options
One Day:  $185 per person BOOK NOW
Students must complete an e-learning module before attending the one day face-to-face practice and assessment. This course is appropriate for experienced first aiders and people who complete their training regularly.

Two Day: $185 per person BOOK NOW
If you are new to first aid or if English is your second language, the 2 Day course is recommended for you.

Annual Assessment Only (4 hours): $90 per person BOOK NOW
If you are confident in your skills and only want to complete the assessment, the half day assessment-only course is recommended for you.

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID001/HLTAID007) are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here

PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT (1 DAY COURSE) – BOOK NOW
This course will provide you with the skills to manage emergency first aid situations, including managing the unconscious casualty, performing CPR, controlling bleeding and managing other life-threatening situations. It is suitable for people in workplaces and members of the public who want to be able to manage an emergency first aid situation.

This course covers the material in the first half of the Provide First Aid Course.

Course Cost
$90 per person

Course Duration
This is a one-day, face-to-face training course

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the
Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that resuscitation skills are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here

RECOGNISE AND RESPOND TO CRISIS SITUATIONS (ACCREDITED 2 DAY COURSE, Also known as Mental Health First Aid) – BOOK NOW
Mental health issues are becoming more and more common and First Aiders are being called upon to help colleagues, friends, family and members of the public. This nationally recognized and comprehensive course is relevant to a wide range of people and provides the learner with essential skills and confidence to recognise and help with a range of mental issues such as depression, anxiety, suicide, and addiction.

Course Cost
$250 per person

Course Duration
Two Days
All training and assessments are conducted in class without the need for pre-learning

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

More information can be found here

CARING FOR KIDS (NON-ACCREDITED 4 HOUR COURSE) – BOOK NOW
Whether you’re a parent, grandparent and / or babysitter, a little information and knowledge about kids can make all the difference! At St John Ambulance Australia we have designed this course which highlights the key issues and provides essential skills and knowledge for parents and other carers in case of emergency first aid for common child related injuries and illnesses.

Course Cost
$75 per person

Course Duration
4 Hours
Face to face training

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attendance in Caring for Kids

More information can be found here


PROVIDE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
The St John Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course gives you the skills to perform CPR on a person who is unconscious and not breathing normally. You will require the knowledge and confidence to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, to describe alternative methods for delivering rescue breaths and how to manage a victim of drowning.

Course Options
3.5 hours: $55 per person BOOK NOW
This course is best suited to people who are new to CPR or would like to gain in-depth strong life-saving skills.

Annual assessment only (1.5 Hours): $45 per person BOOK NOW
Students must complete an e-learning module and then 1.5 hours face-to-face of short practice and then assessment. This option is for those who are confident in their skills and are experienced first aiders, health care professionals and people who complete their training regularly.

CERTIFICATE
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that resuscitation skills are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here


PROVIDE FIRST AID IN REMOTE SITUATIONS (3 DAY COURSE) – BOOK NOW
This remote area first aid course is specifically designed to meet the first aid needs of bushwalkers, wilderness guides, and people who work or live in remote locations. The course covers everything from comprehensive first aid treatments to aeromedical evacuation, long-term care, self-care and contingency planning. This course is focused on the safety of the first aider and extended care of an ill or injured casualty where help is likely to be delayed or inaccessible.

Course Cost
$355 per person

Course Duration
3 days (with pre-work)
Students complete an e-learning module.
Students that have completed HLTAID003 Provide First Aid within the previous 12 months may request an exemption from day one of the course.

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID005 Provide First Aid in Remote Situations

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID001/HLTAID007) are renewed every 12 months.

More information can be found here

PROVIDE ADVANCED RESUSCITATION (1 DAY COURSE) – BOOK NOW
The St John Advanced Resuscitation course is a course designed for experienced first aiders who use specific equipment and often work in higher risk environments. This course develops advanced skills for providing life support and focuses on the use of oxygen delivery systems and in-depth knowledge and skill in the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED). This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

Course Cost
$70 per person

Course Duration
One day Face-to-face training and assessment

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that resuscitation skills (HLTAID001/HLTAID007) are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here

PROVIDE FIRST AID WITH ADVANCED RESUSCITATION (ASSESSMENT ONLY) – BOOK NOW
Provide First Aid: The flagship St John Ambulance first aid course covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses. It is suitable for both people in the workplace and members of the public who want training in first aid. (Previously known as Senior First Aid, Workplace Level 2, and Apply First Aid.)
More detailed information can be found here

Advanced Resuscitation: The St John Advanced Resuscitation course is a course designed for experienced first aiders who use specific equipment and often work in higher risk environments. This course develops advanced skills for providing life support and focuses on the use of oxygen delivery systems and in-depth knowledge and skill in the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED). This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.
More detailed information can be found here

Course Cost
$140 per person

Course Duration 
One Day (Assessment Only)
Short practice and then assessment. This course is for those who are confident in their skills and are experienced first aiders, health care professionals and people who complete their training regularly.

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that resuscitation skills (HLTAID001/HLTAID007) are renewed every 12 months.

PROVIDE ADVANCED FIRST AID WITH ADVANCED RESUSCITATION
This course is appropriate for people who work in high risk areas, act as first aiders to larger facilities or groups, or work in areas where help may be delayed or have difficulty accessing casualties. The course covers a broad range of advanced skills and provides you with high level skills in management of large incidents, major trauma, sudden cardiac arrest, emotionally disturbed and drug affected casualties.

Course Options
Three Days: $355 per person BOOK NOW
Students complete an e-learning module. Students that have completed HLTAID003 Provide First Aid within the previous 12 months may request an exemption from day one of the course.

Two Days: $355 per person BOOK NOW
Students complete a larger e-learning module. This option is for those who are confident and want to gain their certification quickly. It is appropriate for experienced first aiders and people who complete their training regularly.

Annual Assessment Only (One Day): $190 per person BOOK NOW
Assessment Only, no training will be provided on the day.

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID001/HLTAID007) are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here

PROVIDE PAIN MANAGEMENT (HALF DAY COURSE) – BOOK NOW
This course covers the proper administration of paracetamol and methoxyflurane to relieve pain. It includes information about the use, storage and documentation of administration as well as ongoing monitoring of the casualty. Further training in the administration of Entonox is available upon request.

Course Cost
$75 per person

Course Duration
Half a day of training and assessment

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
PUAEME005A Provide pain management

St John recommends that pain management skills are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here

MANAGE FIRST AID SERVICES AND RESOURCES – BOOK NOW
This course gives you the skills to perform risk assessments and determine your first aid needs in line with WHS legislations and the first aid codes of practice. It also teaches you how to design and run first aid facilities (such as sick rooms) and implement and monitor incident responses in your workplace. This course should be completed by anyone who is responsible for coordinating first aiders or managing a first aid facilities.

COURSE COST
$130 per person

COURSE DURATION
4 Hours

CERTIFICATE
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services and Resources


WHITE CARD (ACCREDITED 1 DAY COURSE)BOOK NOW
Safety in the construction industry is of upmost importance. This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

Course Cost
$85 per person

Course Delivery
One day

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

More information can be found here

PERFORM RESCUE FROM A LIVE LV PANEL (7 HOUR COURSE) – BOOK NOW
This course provides participants with the skills to manage the danger of accidental
electrocution. It is primarily designed for electricians.
After successful completion of this course you will be competent to rescue and provide resuscitation to a person who has stopped breathing or is unconscious due to low voltage electrical shock.

Course Cost
$105 per person

Course Duration
7 Hours
This course is best suited to people who are new to low voltage rescue or would like to gain in-depth strong life-saving skills.

St John also offers an assessment only, comprised of two hours of short practice face-to-face and then assessment. This is for those who are confident in their skills and want to regain their certification. It is appropriate for those who annually complete their training.

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the
Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that low voltage rescue skills are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here

ELECTRICAL SERVICES FIRST AID – BOOK NOW
This course provides participants with the skills to manage common first aid situations that can arise in an electrical services industry environment, including rescue from low voltage panels. It is suitable for people employed as electricians and others employed in the electrical services industry.

Course Cost
$150 per person

Course Duration
One day of face-to-face training, practical activities and assessment.

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
UETDRRF10B Provide first aid in an ESI environment
UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the
Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that electrical services first aid skills are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here

MANUAL HANDLING (ACCREDITED 4 HOUR COURSE) – BOOK NOW
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks and then to prepare and complete those tasks in a safe manner.

Course Cost
$85 per person

Course Duration
4 Hours
Face-to-face training including practical activities and assessment

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

More information can be found here


ASTHMA AND ANAPHYLAXIS IN THE WORKPLACE (HALF DAY COURSE) – BOOK NOW
This course is designed to give you the confidence, knowledge and skills to recognise and manage asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies including the use of the asthma inhaler and the adrenaline auto-injector.

It also teaches prevention and risk minimisation strategies and how to develop and implement a management plan to reduce the risk for those diagnosed with Asthma or Anaphylaxis

Course Cost
$90 per person

Course Duration
4 Hours

Certificate
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a Certificate which is a statement of attainment in:
VU22927 Manage asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace
VU21800 Provide first aid management of anaphylaxis
VU21801 Develop risk minimisation and risk management strategies for anaphylaxis

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, that asthma and anaphylaxis skills are renewed every 12 months.

More detailed information can be found here

EDUCATION AND CARE FIRST AID WITH ASTHMA AND ANAPHYLAXIS (2 DAY COURSE)
Education and Care First Aid is a course specifically designed to meet the needs of people working in the childhood learning industry. This course is tailored towards anyone working with children. It covers child specific first aid in many high-risk areas such as anaphylaxis and asthma as well as common injuries and resuscitation. The Australian Children’s Education & Care Authority (ACEAQA) has endorsed the course as meeting their requirements for anaphylaxis, asthma and first aid training.

Course Options
One Day: $200 per person BOOK NOW
Face to face with online pre-work

Two Days: $200 per person BOOK NOW
Face to face

Annual Assessment Only (4.5 Hours): $94 per person BOOK NOW
This is an assessment only, there is no training provided on the day.
This course is for those that wish to recertify their training every 12 months.

Certificate
On successful completion of the course you will be issued a Certificate which is a statement of attainment in:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
22556VIC Course in emergency management of asthma in the workplace
22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every three years and resuscitation skills are renewed (HLTAID001/HLTAID007 ) every 12 months.

More information on Asthma and Anaphylaxis can be found here

More information on Education and Care First Aid can be found here


NEED MORE INFORMATION?
For St John Ambulance policies and procedures please see the Participant Handbook
Various information sheets are located here
The full list of 2020 course dates and information is located here
If you require more information or would like to discuss a booking, please email us at bookings@stjohntas.org.au or call 1300 785 646.

To book a private course for 10 or more participants please complete this form and someone from St John Ambulance will contact you to confirm.