Invercargill City, Gore, Te Anau, Balclutha and Tuatapere
We provide the full range of courses regularly throughout Southland and can provide private onsite courses via liaison with the administration team. ( Minimum attendees:12)

Southland Office

Administrator and Instructor
100 Otaki Street

Courses available in Southland

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.

Foundation First Aid Certificate (Workplace First Aid)

Our Foundation First Aid Certificate (Workplace First Aid Course) is recommended for low-risk workplaces and designed for people who do not need to obtain the 6400 unit standard (Manage first aid in an emergency situation) which is covered in our New Zealand First Aid Certificate (Comprehensive First Aid Course).

Revalidation Courses

This course allows you to refresh your first aid knowledge and skills, ensuring they’re up to date and relevant. A refresher/ Revalidation course can be undertaken if you have completed a Workplace First Aid or Full New Zealand First Aid ( Comprehensive) certificate, an outdoor or Advanced First Aid course and your certificate has not expired. Certificates are valid for 2 years; see below.

Outdoor First Aid

Assess and manage an emergency care situation during an outdoor recreation activity. This course is delivered in the outdoor environment and focuses on providing first aid in that setting, utilizing best practice (equipment on hand) and improvising materials from the local environment. Working as a team as well as managing the first aid situation alone and often in remote location (where help arriving may be delayed) is a focus also of this course.

Provide Basic Emergency Care (Previously known as Pre-Hospital Emergency Care PHEC)

An advanced, progressive and innovative course, Provide Basic Emergency Care provides you with the skills and knowledge required to provide immediate and advanced first aid assistance. This course involves management and provision of Advanced First Aid, not limited to, but including: Airway management, including providing Oxygen, Transportation of casualties ( Back board and Splint Strecher) observations, such as BP, O2 Saturation, Temp, Pulse, use of AED with CPR and Multiple casualty scenarios.

Secondary School and Tertiary Students

Our Comprehensive First Aid Course is the course your students need to attend to assist them with future study enrolment or employment requirements. Give your students a head start while they are at school. 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 office@wpfirstaid.co.nz

Online Refresher Course with Pre-Course learning and Zoom Practical

This Refresher First Aid Course has been created in response to COVID-19 Pandemic. ** CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE **

We are the preferred first aid provider for: