Accredited Training Course

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. 
More information can be found here.

On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
– HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
– HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
– HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
– HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site


2-3 Hours of online theory and assessments
3 days of face-to-face training and assessment

$410 per person


St John Ambulance recommends, as per the The Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: First Aid in the Workplace and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID009/HLTAID015) are renewed every 12 months.