First Aid

Course details

Unit codes:

  • HLTAID003
  • HLTAID001

Unit names:

  • Provide first aid (includes CPR) – valid for 3 years
  • Provide CPR (renewal) – valid for 1 year

Nationally recognised: Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Can contribute to your ATAR? No

Can contribute to your QCE? No


The WHS Act requires all Australian employers to have an adequate number of people trained in first aid. This course gives you a competitive edge if applying for work or a bonus in a current position either way, this short course is a big tick.


For more information on contribution to ATAR and QCE, visit

Course structure

Duration: 8 hours for full first aid or 4 hours for CPR refresher

Units of competency: 2

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID001 Provide CPR

Delivery: Face-to-face classes with online assessment.

Fees and payment plans

  • Full-day first aid = $99
  • Half-day CPR renewal = $50

Entry requirements and eligibility

  • There are no pre-requisites to enter the course, however, it is recommended you have a minimum of a Year 10 or equivalent level of English reading and writing.
  • Access to a laptop and internet.

Available campuses, locations and upcoming intakes

  • At your school (if school is offering the course); or
  • Or at the below campuses during school holidays (visit or contact us for next intake dates):
    • Southport Campus – ENROLLING NOW!
    • Beenleigh Campus – ENROLLING NOW!
    • Milton Campus – ENROLLING NOW!

Work integrated learning and placement

Not applicable for this course.

Work outcomes

Career possibilities may include:

  • Helpful in most jobs!

Further learning pathways

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is not available on this short course as it is a single unit of competency.

How to enrol

You’ve made a great choice and we’re excited to have you on board! The next is to apply, and we’re here to help every step of the way.


Before you apply, you may need the following:

  • Student ID (for current high school students)
  • Photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate in colour
  • Evidence of QLD residency dated within 6 months (Driver’s license, concession card or utility bill or bank statement with your address on it)
  • YOU WILL NEED a USI number – please visit to look up or create your USI number
  • A parent close by to also sign if under the age of 18!


So that we can help you best, please click on the option below that best relates to you and we can start your enrolment process.


Course details and information are subject to change. Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that information is accurate and up to date at the time of printing and distribution, some information is subject to change without notice.

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