New Zealand First Aid Certificate (Comprehensive First Aid)

This course is the “Comprehensive Programme” ( New Zealand First Aid Certificate) for your worksite or those requiring first aid training for study or future employment. With a required online component pre-course component, the rest of the course is all hands-on and practical, utilizing scenarios to enhance learning. It will give you skills, knowledge and confidence when providing first aid, not only for the single casulaty, but also multiple casualty scenarios. Please note: attendees on this discounted Student course will be asked to provide a Student Identification at the time of attending the course. To book at the student rate please email

You will learn the same priorities and approach to patient care that the professionals use, and how to carry out that care until they arrive. These skills are learned and mastered while having fun along the way.

*Please allow 4 hours to complete the pre-course online learning for both the full and re-certification course.

This course starts at 9am and goes for the full day. The re-certification course starts at 9am and finishes at 1pm with online learning.


Unit standards

6400 Manage first aid in emergency situations – Level 3 Credit 2
6401 Provide first aid – Level 2 Credit 1
6402 Provide basic life support – Level 2  Credit 2

Specific topics covered include:

  • Introduction to DRS ABCD
  • Calling for help
  • Patient check
  • Stable side position
  • Suspected spinal injuries
  • Concussion recognition
  • Choking – adult / child / infant
  • CPR – adult / child / infant
  • How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 
  • Bleeding
  • Fractures & dislocations
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Burns
  • Chest pains
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Poisoning
  • Exposure to heat
  • Exposure to cold
  • Tooth injuries

Booking Details

Cost $220 (incl. gst)
Revalidation Certificate $120 (incl.gst)
Student prices available with valid student ID $150 (incl.gst)

New Zealand First Aid Certificate (Comprehensive First Aid) training locations
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