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A half day course is ideal for first aiders in workplaces and anyone wanting to learn basic life support including resuscitation and management of serious bleeding. The course emphasises practical skills in a fun and interactive learning environment.

What you’ll gain

In this short, four-hour course, our in-depth lessons and scenario-based activities will give you:

  • confidence in recognising and treating cardiac arrest, choking, and bleeding
  • the basic skills to provide time-critical assistance and CPR before more experienced help arrives
  • a Basic Life Support certificate valid for 2 years upon successful completion

Prerequisites and restrictions

In order to offer this opportunity for learning the first aid basics, we must require that you:

  • are physically capable of kneeling on the floor to do CPR. 

Please note, first aid courses are non-refundable. Click here for the full training terms & conditions.

What this course covers

Step into our fun and interactive learning environments with our nationally-recognised tutors where we’ll teach you how to:

Recognise and provide basic life support including:
(Covers NZQA 6402)
  • Scene and hazard management
  • Patient positioning and assessment
  • CPR (Adult, Child, Infant)
  • Defibrillator (AED) use
  • Choking management (Adult, Child, Infant)
  • Serious bleeding and shock management
Quick facts

Ideal for anyone who wants to learn CPR

Includes NZQA unit standards 6402 (or 26551 upon request)

Short enough to be retaken every 6 months as recommended by the NZ Resuscitation Council to keep your CPR skills up-to-date


Request a private or customised course

Need a private booking for your large group or organisation? Want a course like this that covers scenarios related to your workplace or industry?

Click below to get started or call us on 0800 ST JOHN (0800 785 646).

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