What First Aid Techniques Should Every Person Learn

First aid training providers need to deliver a comprehensive range of courses to satisfy employer expectations. Every first aid training course at Real First Aid includes effective practice of emergency response techniques and procedures, supported by state of the art equipment, and delivered by some of Australia’s finest first aid instructors.

What course teaches basic first aid techniques?

Real First Aid has become a training leader in Melbourne and Sydney, thanks to our simulation training experts who travel to all corners or each city. Basic training courses at Real First Aid are essential stepping stones for newcomers to first aid, so Real First Aid ensures the courses are accessible and available to everyone.

We deliver basic first aid courses on-site at workplaces, schools and other establishments, and also hold training courses at our headquarters. Real First Aid even hosts ‘Public Courses’ that are ideal for individuals and friends who want to join in and learn more. These public courses are all about first aid techniques every person should learn. Courses include:

What’s Included

Elements taught in Perform CPR

Anatomy and physiology of respiratory and cardiovascular systems

Respiratory emergencies

Cardiac emergencies

Shock and anaphylaxis CPR

Management of bleeding


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Provide CPR (HLTAID001)

In only 3.5hrs you will learn how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Simulation based training is included, and the course is nationally accredited, with certification lasting for 12 months.

Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

This is the industry-standard introductory course. In addition to the above you will learn how to treat anaphylaxis, manage bleeding, support sprains, strains and fractures, respond to strokes, diabetes and seizures and much more. Complete in one or two days, Provide First Aid offers nationally accredited certification that lasts for 3 years.

What course teaches remote first aid techniques?

Part of versatile Real First Aid strategy is the ensure people are safe wherever they are. Our Remote First Aid (HLTAID005) course aims to assist outback workers, tour guides, rangers, miners and others who work a long way from our big cities. Remote first aid attainments include all essential first aid and CPR procedures along with additional knowledge and skills that include:

• Patient management and life support in remote situations
• Contingency planning for trips to remote and isolated areas
• Evacuation of casualties from remote and difficult-to-access places
• Communication with casualties, helpers and emergency services
• Triage situations where multiple casualties require assistance

What course teaches first aid techniques in an ESI environment?

The rapid growth of Real First Aid has allowed us to focus on industry-specific training courses. The electricity supply industry is a prime example of safer work environments when qualified first aiders are on site. There are always dangers when working in close proximity to electricity, and knowing you have the first-aid-trained support of workmates and colleagues is reassuring. Provide First Aid in an ESI Environment (UETTDRRF10B) is an essential certification for electricity supply industry workers who face danger on a daily basis. Course attainments include:

• Identifying hazards and minimising risks
• Assessing and stabilising a victim’s condition
• Safely securing the emergency site
• Responding to an unconscious person
• Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
• Provide artificial respiration

What course teaches asthma management techniques?

The childcare industry has undergone tremendous growth during recent decades. More than ever, young children require qualified guardians and teachers to oversee their upbringing, so ensuring every child remains safe is the number one priority. Fortunately, Real First Aid delivers essential asthma management and anaphylaxis response training for all childcare and education workers.

Real First Aid qualifications are highly regarded and in demand, with course options that include:

• First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis (22099VIC)
• Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace (22282VIC)
• Provide Emergency First Aid Response in an Education & Care Setting (HLTAID004)

The asthma course is essential for childcare staff, as around 10% of all Australian children suffer from asthma, with many people carrying the condition into adult life. In this course you will learn to spot the triggers, symptoms and signs of asthma, while also having an asthma plan in place, including appropriate medication and equipment.

At Real First Aid, every course offers a rewarding experience and quality outcomes. In the space of one or two days, our highly talented and qualified course instructors transform total beginners into confident and capable first aid officers. The skills are all easy to learn, and they really do make a difference, so contact Real First Aid and get your first aid journey started.