Essential First Aid and Save a Life

Perfect for low risk workplaces, Essential First Aid prepares your team to respond to the most common emergency situations. Save a Life is focused on CPR skills.


Essential First Aid

Recommended for

People who work in low risk workplaces and clubs. It's a great course if you want to use first aid at home, and if you want to learn the basic essentials of first aid.

What this 8 hour course covers

The course is run over one day, and covers how to respond to common first aid scenarios. Being able to respond first, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive, is essential to helping others and saving lives. This course meets NZQA standards and requirements of the “First Aid for Workplaces – A Good Practice Guide 2011” for low risk workplaces.

You will learn:

  • safe scene management
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • airway obstruction
  • control of severe bleeding
  • safe side positioning
  • common first aid conditions and how to respond to them
  • assessment of emergency situations
  • adult, child and infant resuscitation and choking (CPRL2)
  • bleeding, shock, fractures, sprains, burns, poisoning

Save a Life

Recommended for

People who want to learn CPR skills. This course will teach you the basics of CPR and put you in a better position to save someone's life.

What this 4 hour course covers

Covering first aid basics such as cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the use of an AED, airway obstruction and control of severe bleeding, this course will teach you to be prepared to act in an emergency situation.

You will learn:

  • safe scene management
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • the use of an AED
  • airway obstruction
  • control of severe bleeding
  • safe side positioning