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First Aid Course Penrith

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Penrith Training Location

Our First Aid Courses in Penrith are provided by expert trainers in a central locations with easy transport options.

Courses Available

CPR, First Aid & Childcare

Daily Classes:

Classes start from 9:30am each day.

Location

The Select Inn Penrith, 708-710 High St, Penrith

Arrival Plan

Please arrive on time for the administration and mini quiz. If you arrive late you cannot be admitted to the class. Allow additional travel time for any public transport or traffic delays. CPR First Aid is not responsible for late arrival due to any travel delays.

Refreshments

No food or drink permitted in training room. Bottle water allowed.

Amenities

• Seating in classroom environment
• Hygiene in accordance with infection controls
• Toilets on premises

Parking

Free onsite parking (subject to availability)

Public transport

Our training venue can be reached by public transport.

Workplace Onsite Training

We provide workplace compliant training delivered by fully qualified professionals for your staff. Choose from -
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We come to you

We provide a trainer at your workplace to conduct a customised trainig session.
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Private booking at our venue

Your staff training at our venues for a private, customised session (minimum numbers apply);
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Send staff to a public class

Small staff groups can attend our normal public sessions as a more cost-effective solution.

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First Aid Courses in Penrith

In the workplace, compliance with first aid regulations is crucial to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for employees.

First aid courses provide employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond effectively in the event of an emergency.

Booking a first aid course is a simple and effective way to ensure that your workplace is compliant with first aid regulations.

We also offer the most competitive rates when compared with other Registered Training Organisations.

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Express CPR Course

$81 only $40.50

30min assessment-only

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HLTAID009 certificate

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Secure online enrolment

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Pre-course online theory

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For experienced students with current certification

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Regular CPR Course

$81 only $40.50

1.5 hour practical course

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HLTAID009 certificate

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Secure online enrolment

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Pre-course online theory

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For new students to CPR and first aid

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Full CPR Course

$141 only $70.50

3 hour practical course

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HLTAID009 certificate

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Secure online enrolment

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No online theory

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For new students to CPR and first aid

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Express First Aid Course

$161 only $80.50

1 hour assessment-only

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HLTAID011 certificate

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HLTAID009 included

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Secure online enrolment

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Pre-course online theory

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For experienced students with current certification

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Regular First Aid Course

$161 only $80.50

3 hour practical course

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HLTAID011 certificate

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HLTAID009 included

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Secure online enrolment

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Pre-course online theory

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For new students to CPR and first aid

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Full First Aid Course

$221 only $110.50

8.5 hour practical course

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HLTAID011 certificate

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HLTAID009 included

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Secure online enrolment

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No online theory

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For new students to CPR and first aid

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Express Childcare First Aid Course

$201 only $100.50

1.25 hour assessment-only

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HLTAID012 certificate

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HLTAID011 included

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HLTAID009 included

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Secure online enrolment

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Pre-course online theory

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For experienced students with current certification

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Regular Childcare First Aid Course

$201 only $100.50

3.5 hour practical course

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HLTAID012 certificate

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HLTAID011 included

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HLTAID009 included

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Secure online enrolment

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Pre-course online theory

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For new students to CPR and first aid

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How to get your First Aid Qualification

We make it quick and easy! Just book, attend and assess to receive your First aid certificate

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Book

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Select a course and venue

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Book your date and time

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Receive an email for access to the online pre-course theory

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Attend

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Complete the pre-course theory at least 24 hrs before class

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Attend the face-to-face training with our expert trainers

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Assess

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Complete your assessment

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Get your certificate same day

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Provide feedback and review

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Receive annual reminder

What First Aid Course do I Need?

Need a general First Aid qualification?

We recommend the HLTAID011 Provide first aid course. This also includes CPR qualification. The Australian Resuscitation Council
(ARC) recommends that this qualification is updated every 3 years. We provide express, regular and full First Aid course options
depending on if you are updating your qualification or are taking this for the first time.

Looking to update your CPR qualification?

We recommend the HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation course. The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC)
recommends that this qualification is updated annually. We provide express, short and regular CPR course options depending on
if you are updating your qualification or are taking this for the first time.

Need a first aid qualification to work in the childcare and education industry?

You need to enrol in the HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid response in education and care setting course. If you are
working with children in Geelong, you are also be required to obtain first aid training qualifications in Asthma and Anaphylaxis.

Please check with the employer before enrolling, so that client gets the correct training for his or her circumstance.

Note: An Express Class is an ASSESSMENT ONLY course and is only applicable to those who hold current qualifications and train
annually. If you do not complete these courses regularly, we recommend you book into our REGULAR or Full Length Course. It will
be difficult to complete the class assessments without prior learning.

First Aid Course FAQs

To keep our training costs down a large component of our courses are completed as theory at home prior to the class. And by not supplying refreshments on the day of training we are able to keep our prices low and offer student pricing for all.

It also means we can focus on the fun stuff on the day of the class, and incorporate more practical exercises and assessments rather than a theory-based class environment.

Our courses are nationally accredited and are the same courses delivered nationally by any other RTO (Registered Training Organisation) provider. All of our courses must follow the ARC guidelines if delivered in Australia to make them compliant.

If you need a general First Aid qualification, we recommend the HLTAID011 Provide first aid. This also includes CPR qualification. The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) recommends updating this qualification every 3 years.

If you want to update CPR qualification then we recommend HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) recommends updating this qualification annually.

If you are looking for a first aid qualification to work in the childcare and education industry and require Anaphylaxis and Asthma training ONLY, you should consider HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid response in education and care setting.

If you are working with children in Victoria, you are also be required to obtain first aid training qualifications in Asthma and Anaphylaxis. You need to check with the employer before enrolling, so that the client gets the proper training for their circumstance.

**** Please note that you still need to confirm with your employer first what qualification you need to take before you book in a class ****

The pre-study consists of multiple choice questions which can be done online.

Pre-study takes on average 5-8 hours. 95% of students prefer the online method (as opposed to attending another day) as it is convenient and cost effective.

Online First Aid courses are not accredited, so they can't be used for certification or employment purposes. The First Aid course assessment requires practical demonstration of CPR. This means that you will have to use an actual manekin, which is not available online for any reason and can only be found at real life training courses.

Yes. Your first aid certificate will state that you're qualified to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) because it's part of the training for those who have obtained their certification.

Defibrillation training is now a component of the 009 course, there is no longer a stand alone 22101VIC course

Our statement (certificate) will be emailed upon successful completion after 7pm the same day for morning classes, or next day for afternoon classes.

Your first aid qualifications will not expire. However, it is recommended that you update your qualification for First Aid every 3 years.

Most workplaces will require staff to have updated qualifications and because course codes can change every 2-3 years it is usually a requirement that first aiders hold a qualification for a current course.

CPR First Aid essential service and still able to deliver first aid and CPR courses. We are actively monitoring advice from the Australian Government, the Chief Medical Office and the Australian First Aid Training Council in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and precautions we must put in place to ensure client health and safety in our classes.

We have implemented and encouraged clients to adhere witrh our stringent hygiene practices:

- hand washing / sanitising (20 second hand washing) before and after entering the class
- hand washing / sanitising after touching any equipment
- handwashing / sanitising is also enforced if a learner touches any personal belongings, such as a mobile phone, in the class environment
- sanitised surfaces and equipment with antibacterial sprays

The cost of a CPR course in Penrith, Australia can vary depending on the provider and the type of course. On average, individuals can expect to pay around $40.50 to $141 for a standard CPR course, with additional fees for advanced or specialised training.

CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification is typically valid for 1 year in Penrith. It is important to renew the certification regularly to stay updated with the latest techniques and maintain competency in life-saving skills.

HLTAID011, the Provide First Aid - Refresher certification, is typically valid for 3 years. However, it is advisable to check with the specific training provider or organisation for the exact duration of validity.

Yes, it is possible to take a CPR course online in Penrith. Many reputable organisations offer online CPR programs that allow individuals to learn and practice life-saving techniques remotely. However, recent guidelines may require practical assessments to be accomplished in person to obtain certification.

The duration of a CPR certificate in Penrith may vary, but typically it lasts for 12 months. It is recommended to renew the certification regularly to ensure up-to-date knowledge and skills in life-saving techniques.

It is recommended to renew CPR training annually in Penrith. Regular retraining ensures individuals stay updated with the latest techniques and guidelines for effective life-saving interventions.

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation focuses solely on CPR training, while HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support encompasses a broader range of emergency response skills beyond CPR, such as managing injuries and medical emergencies.

During the pandemic, the American Heart Association has issued revised CPR recommendations. During CPR, the recommendations suggest wearing a mask and other PPE. When conducting CPR outside of a hospital setting, experts advise using a mask.

HLTAID011 replaced HLTAID003, the previous standard unit that covers general first aid skills, including CPR, wound management, and basic life support. HLTAID011, on the other hand, is an advanced unit that includes additional topics such as the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and advanced resuscitation techniques. HLTAID011 is recommended for individuals who require more comprehensive first aid training or work in high-risk environments.

Yes, HLTAID011, also known as Provide First Aid - Refresher, typically covers CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) as part of its curriculum. Participants learn and practice CPR techniques to respond effectively in emergency situations.

Yes, HLTAID003 has been superseded by HLTAID011, which covers the same material and more. However, if an individual has already received certification in HLTAID003, it may still be considered valid until the expiration date.

Yes, HLTAID011, also known as Provide First Aid - Refresher, typically includes training in the use of a pocket mask. This allows responders to provide a barrier during rescue breaths while performing CPR.

The cost of first aid training in Penrith can vary depending on the level of training, the organisation providing the course, and any additional certifications included. Typically, prices range from $80.50 to $221 with CPR First Aid RTO NO 21903.

The duration of a first aid course in Penrith can vary depending on the level of training. Basic courses usually range from 4 to 8 hours, while comprehensive courses may take 1 to 3 days to complete.

Yes, obtaining a first aid certificate is worth it. It equips individuals with life-saving skills, increases their confidence in emergency situations, and allows them to provide immediate assistance until professional help arrives, potentially saving lives.

In Penrith, the validity is three (3) years from the date of the course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that the CPR component of this course be updated every 12 months.

To obtain a first aid certificate in Penrith, individuals can enrol in a recognised first aid training course offered by certified providers such as CPR First Aid RTO NO 21903. These courses typically involve theoretical instruction and practical hands-on training to equip with essential life-saving skills.

The duration of a first aid course in Penrith can vary depending on the level of training. Basic courses typically range from 4 to 8 hours, while comprehensive courses may take 1 to 2 days to complete.

It is important to ensure that the online course is recognised by reputable organisations and meets the requirements set by local authorities. Generally, in order to acquire a certificate, an in person practical assessment should be passed.

The duration of a Level 1 first aid course can vary depending on the specific training program and requirements. Typically, these courses last between 1 to 4 hours, covering essential first aid knowledge and skills.

When attending a first aid course, it is generally recommended to wear comfortable clothing that allows for ease of movement. Casual attire and closed-toe shoes are typically suitable for practical sessions and demonstrations.

While rare, it is possible to fail a first aid course if the participant does not meet the required proficiency levels in the assessed skills and knowledge. However, most training programs provide opportunities for reevaluation or retraining to help individuals succeed.

The eligibility to claim a first aid course on tax may vary depending on the specific circumstances and the tax regulations of their jurisdiction. It is advisable to consult with a tax professional or refer to the relevant tax guidelines for accurate information.

Yes, an online first aid course can be worth it. It offers flexibility, convenience, and cost-effectiveness. However, hands-on practice is crucial, so ensure the course includes interactive components or practical sessions to enhance the skills effectively.

Unless they work in the early childhood industry, in which case they would probably complete HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care context, if they need a first aid certificate for employment considerations, they will probably need to complete HLTAID011.

In Penrith, there is a difference between HLTAID003 and HLTAID004. HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting while HLTAID003 Provide first aid is the course the employer will likely be referring to when they ask about a requirement of a first aid certificate.

HLTAID011 has replaced HLTAID003 as the current unit of competency for providing First Aid training in Australia as of October 2020.

In Penrith, the validity is three (3) years from the date of the course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that the CPR component of this course be updated every 12 months.

HLTAID012 is the Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting course in Penrith. It includes comprehensive training in first aid, covering a wide range of skills and techniques to respond to emergencies specifically in an education and care environment.

Yes, HLTAID012, also known as Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting, typically includes CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) training as part of its curriculum. Participants learn and practice CPR techniques specific to the education and care setting.

If they completed HLTAID003 in 2020, it will remain fully recognised and valid for a full 3 years.

HLTAID010, which covers basic emergency life support skills, typically expires after 3 years. It is important to renew the certification before it expires to ensure that skills and knowledge are up to date.

If HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting was completed in 2020, it is still considered valid in Penrith, AU. However, it's advisable to verify with relevant authorities for any specific requirements or updates.

HLTAID003 has been superseded by HLTAID011, which covers the same material and more. However, if an individual has already received certification in HLTAID003, it may still be considered valid until the expiration date.

HLTAID011, the Provide First Aid - Refresher certification, should generally be refreshed every 3 years. This helps ensure that individuals maintain their knowledge and skills in first aid, keeping them up to date with the latest guidelines and techniques.

HLTAID003 (Level 2) qualification is a nationally recognised unit of competency in Australia for providing first aid, but its specific level may vary depending on the training organisation and accreditation framework.