Training & Assessment is conducted by St John Ambulance SA (RTO no 88041)

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Course Overview

Ensure you can cope with any emergency first aid situation, whatever industry you are in.

Formerly known as ‘Senior First Aid’ and ‘Apply First Aid’, the aim of this course is to provide the necessary skills and knowledge to sustain life, reduce pain and minimise the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional help arrives.

You will be enrolled, trained and assessed by St John Ambulance SA (RTO no 88041). For more information on this course, contact the Training Office in your area 1300 ST JOHN (1300 785 646) 

Course Outcomes

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Perform CPR procedures
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Evaluate the incident and own performance

Upon successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment from St John Ambulance SA.

As per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice, First Aiders should attend training on a regular basis to refresh their first aid knowledge and skills and to confirm their competence to provide first aid.

Refresher training in CPR should be undertaken annually and first aid qualification should be renewed every three years.

    Course Duration

    One day (8 hour face to face workshops with pre-work): Participants are required to undertake online e-learning module prior to attending the face to face workshops for practice and assessment.
    Assessment focus: This course is for those who are confident in their skills and only want to complete the assessment.

    Entry Requirements

    All learners must be 16 years or older and will be required to provide photographic identification upon arriving for their course.

    • In South Australia a child of compulsory school age (between 6-16 years of age) cannot be employed during the hours that they are required to attend school or participate in an approved training program.
    • If you are under 16 years of age, you can still apply for Civil Train SA courses, but you will need to talk to your School’s principal to discuss your exemption. The principal will provide you with the appropriate exemption application form and tell you what evidence or documentation is required.

    As part of your course enrolment at Civil Train there is a requirement that you complete a short online quiz. This will assist Civil Train to understand your current levels of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN), to ensure you are at the appropriate level to successfully complete your selected training course. This is a one-time quiz and results will be saved to your learner file and referred to for all future enrolments.

    Please note: All training and assessments are carried out in English.  If English is your second language, you may engage a professional (accredited) and independent translator at your cost, for training purposes only.  However, you will be required to undertake the assessment in English without the aid of your translator.

    Delivery & Assessment

    This course is delivered and assessed face to face, by St John Ambulance SA (RTO no 88041).

    Participants are required to undertake online e-learning module prior to attending the face to face workshops for practice and assessment

    There are theory and practical training and assessment components to the course. This course includes an assessment in both and adult AND baby manikins and includes the use of:

    • A Bronchodilator (asthma)
    • An auto-injector- Epipen (anaphylaxis)
    • A defibrillator


    Public courses are scheduled frequently at Civil Train SA offices in Thebarton.

    For regional or private bookings please contact the Civil Train SA office.

    Fees Breakdown

    Please refer to our Fees Schedule for current fees and subsidies.

    Please refer to our Fees and Refunds Policy for terms and conditions.


    Date Time Location Full Fee Cost Enrolling Myself Enrolling Someone Else
    2 September 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 1 South Road, Thebarton SA 5031 $260.00

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