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Overview | Advanced First Aid Training

Enhance your team’s expertise in Advanced First Aid with our specialised training program, meticulously designed for diverse settings. Our on-site Advanced First Aid Training is perfectly suited for environments requiring high-level first aid skills, tailored to meet the unique safety demands of your organisation, ensuring the training is both pertinent and highly beneficial for your team’s advanced first aid duties.

Delivered within your own setting, our Advanced First Aid Training provides a dynamic and interactive learning experience. We focus on real-life scenarios that closely resemble your work environment, ensuring the skills taught are not only effective but immediately applicable to complex first aid situations.

Recognising the varied dynamics of professional teams, our course underscores leadership, effective communication, and teamwork in managing advanced first aid emergencies. This approach fortifies team unity and significantly boosts the team’s competence in dealing with complex first aid incidents.

Our training is configured to align with your organisation’s schedule, minimising interference with your regular activities. The program goes beyond basic first aid, focusing on cultivating confidence in emergency situations, heightened situational awareness, and preparedness for advanced first aid emergencies, preparing team members to proficiently manage serious health-related crises.

Choose our Advanced First Aid Training for a robust and effective approach to elevate your team’s first aid capabilities. It’s an intelligent investment in ensuring a safer, more proficient advanced first aid team for your organisation.

Essential Advanced First Aid Training for Diverse Industries

Our Advanced First Aid Training courses are meticulously tailored to suit the specific needs of various sectors, ensuring professionals are well-prepared for complex emergency situations.

  • Healthcare Sector: Advanced patient care and emergency response techniques are crucial for medical professionals in hospitals and clinics, dealing with a wide range of medical emergencies.
  • Construction and Manufacturing: This training is designed to address serious injuries and emergencies in high-risk environments, equipping workers with essential skills for immediate and effective response.
  • Mining and Resource Extraction: Focused on managing emergencies in hazardous conditions and remote locations, our training is vital for workers in the mining and resource extraction industry.
  • Law Enforcement and Security: Our courses prepare law enforcement and security personnel with advanced first aid skills necessary for handling emergencies encountered on duty.
  • Military: Military personnel benefit from our training, which equips them with the skills to manage medical emergencies in various high-risk environments.
  • Emergency Services: Firefighters, paramedics, and emergency response teams receive comprehensive training in advanced first aid, essential for their critical roles.
  • Sports and Recreation: Coaches, trainers, and facility staff in the sports sector are trained to handle sports injuries and emergencies, particularly in contact and extreme sports.
  • Education and Childcare: While basic first aid is standard, advanced skills are crucial in educational and childcare settings, especially for children with specific health needs.
  • Hospitality and Entertainment: Staff in large hotels, resorts, and entertainment venues are equipped with advanced first aid skills to respond swiftly to emergencies in high-traffic areas.
  • Transportation and Logistics: This training is important for safety in roles involving hazardous materials or long-distance travel, providing essential skills for emergency situations.
  • Utilities and Energy Sector: Workers dealing with dangerous equipment or conditions in these sectors receive training to manage a range of emergencies effectively.
  • Corporate Offices: Advanced first aid training is also vital in larger corporate environments, ensuring a team is prepared to respond to emergencies in the workplace.

Through our Advanced First Aid Training, professionals in these industries gain the expertise to handle critical situations, enhancing safety and preparedness in their respective fields.


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This training is nationally recognised:

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO45803) is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of all AQF certificates.

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Course Fees

  • Group Bookings Only: Currently, we’re focusing on group training sessions. Individual course bookings are not available at this time.

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Payment Information

  • Group Bookings: Custom payment solutions for every team. We’ll work with you to set up terms that align with your needs and ours.

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at a facility organised by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803).

Course Duration & Modes

  • Face to Face Training: 2 day (16-hour) intensive, hands-on session.
  • Enhanced Online Training: Online pre-learning and assessment and 8-hour practical assessment session.
  • Blended/Refresher Training: Mix of online pre-learning and 8-hour practical session, ideal for skill updates.

Each format is tailored to different learning styles and schedules, ensuring effective and efficient Advanced First Aid Training.

Our detailed course outline ensures a thorough grasp of:

General and Legal Aspects:

  • Legal Requirements For Workplace Advanced First Aid
  • First Aid Code Of Practice
  • Duty Of Care
  • Good Samaritan Laws
  • Legal Requirements For Administering Medication
  • Consent
  • Legal Aspects Of Consent
  • Consequences Of Not Obtaining Consent

Training and Competency:

  • Training Competency Requirements
  • Skill Limitations
  • Advanced First Aid Emergencies
  • Recognising Possible Advanced First Aid Emergencies

Workplace Specifics:

  • Workplace Procedures And Policies
  • Workplace First Aid Kits
  • Workplace First Aid Kit Contents
  • Safe Work Practices

Emergency Response and Coordination:

  • Major Incidents Vs Minor Incidents
  • Coordinating First Aid Resources
  • First Aider Actions To Coordinate Resources Effectively
  • Safety Priorities When Responding To Emergency
  • Conducting A Scene Hazard Assessment
  • Identifying Scene Hazards
  • Reducing Risk Of Hazards On Scene
  • Mass Casualty Incidents
  • Implementing The Triage Process

Health and Safety Precautions:

  • Infection Control
  • Standard Precautions

Communication and Documentation:

  • Accessing Emergency Services
  • Communicating With Emergency Services
  • Conducting A Handover To Emergency Services
  • Completing A First Aid Report Form
  • Confidentiality Of Casualty Information
  • Demonstrating Respectful Behaviours

Psychological Considerations:

  • Psychological Impact To Advanced First Aiders
  • Critical Incident Debriefing
  • Managing Operational Stress
  • Mental Health Support Services
  • Post- Incident Review

Physical Assessments and Techniques:

  • Anatomical Differences By Age Group
  • Primary Survey
  • Secondary Survey
  • Assessing Level Of Consciousness (LOC)
  • Using The AVPU Scale
  • Assessing Breathing
  • Indicators Of Respiratory Status
  • Recovery Position
  • Assessing Vital Signs
  • Vital Signs To Monitor
  • Normal Range Of Vital Signs
  • Responding To Changes In Casualty’s Condition
  • Maintaining Casualty Comfort

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED Use:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • High-Quality CPR Parameters
  • Performing High-Quality CPR
  • Correct Airway Positioning When Performing CPR
  • Hand Positioning For Compressions
  • Pit Stop Style Of CPR
  • Compressions-Only CPR
  • CPR Induced Consciousness
  • When To Cease CPR
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Shockable Heart Rhythms
  • AED Pad Placement
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Safety
  • Using An AED On Pregnant Women
  • Using An AED With Oxygen Therapy
  • Using An AED Around Water
  • AED User Maintenance And Care

Movement and Transportation:

  • Moving An Injured Person
  • How To Move An Ill Or Injured Person
  • Stretchers And Lifting Devices
  • Patient Transport Considerations
  • Mode Of Transport Selection

Specific Emergencies and Conditions:

  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Minor Bleeding (Non-Life Threatening)
  • Major Bleeding (Life-Threatening)
  • Applying A Tourniquet
  • Applying A Haemostatic Dressing
  • Life Threatening Internal Bleeding
  • Cardiac Conditions
  • Choking
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Drowning
  • Snake Bite
  • Spider Bites
  • Tick, Bee, Wasp, And Ant Stings
  • Jellyfish Stings
  • Fish Stings
  • Eye Injury
  • Fracture
  • Splinting
  • Dislocation
  • Strains/Sprains
  • Head Injury
  • Neck Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Hypothermia
  • Hyperthermia
  • Minor Wounds
  • Nosebleed
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Sharps Injuries
  • Burns (Thermal, Chemical, Electrical)
  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Childbirth
  • Ear Injuries
  • Substance Abuse (Alcohol And Drugs)

Bandaging and Support Techniques:

  • Bandages
  • Bandaging Guidelines
  • Applying A Splint
  • Applying Slings


  • M.R.M.I.S.T.
  • S.A.M.P.L.E
  • Rule Of 9’s For Estimating Extent Of Burns
  • Chain Of Survival
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

Assessment Methods

We provide a well-rounded assessment process that encompasses both practical tasks and scenarios, as well as written theory assessments, throughout the training. This comprehensive approach ensures a thorough evaluation of your skills and knowledge, allowing you to demonstrate your competency in real-world application and theoretical understanding.

Specific assessment tasks to be undertaken include:

  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Perform Adult CPR and AED – Practical
  • Unconscious Breathing Casualty – Practical
  • Two Rescuer CPR – Practical
  • Perform Infant CPR – Practical
  • Communicate Details of the Incident – Practical
  • Review of the Incident – Practical
  • Asthma – Practical
  • Anaphylaxis – Practical
  • Non-Life-Threatening Bleed – Practical
  • Choking – Practical
  • Shock – Practical
  • Nosebleed – Practical
  • Fractures – Practical
  • Envenomation – Practical
  • Sprains and Strains – Practical
  • Minor Wound Cleaning – Practical
  • Minor Dislocations – Practical
  • Life Threatening Bleed – Practical
  • Multi-Casualty Triage – Practical
  • Respond to Medical Incident – Practical
  • Respond to Trauma Incident – Practical

Entry Requirements

  • Pre-Course Study: Depending on the course mode, online pre-course work may be required before the face-to-face session.
  • Online Study Requirements: A computer, smartphone, tablet, or similar device with internet access is needed for online or pre-course studies.

For comprehensive details on your rights and responsibilities, including our complaints and appeals process, kindly refer to the Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook on our website.

We’re committed to fostering an enriching learning environment. Key to this is understanding your Language, Literacy, Numeracy (LLN), and Digital Literacy skills, essential for your course success.

  • LLN Evaluation Verification

  • Digital Literacy Checklist

  • Formal LLN Evaluation

    • Tailored Support: If required, you can complete our Formal LLN Evaluation online, helping us understand your skill levels for personalised support.

These tools ensure you start your course with all the support you need for a successful learning journey. For any questions or extra assistance, feel free to contact our support team at [email protected].


Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803) offers a detailed pre-enrolment participant handbook for those interested in our programs. This handbook helps you understand your rights when you enrol with us.

We advise you to read and understand the handbook thoroughly before enrolling in any nationally accredited training program offered by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd. This ensures you are well-informed about the enrolment process and the program details.

If there is anything in the handbook where you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to call Intrinsic Safety on 1300 990 336 and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to assist you.

LLN and Digital Literacy

You can complete these activities, using the links below now, or once you have enrolled:

  • LLN Evaluation: It’s important for us to understand your language, literacy, and numeracy skills to best support your learning. Please complete the LLN Evaluation Verification, accessible HERE.
  • Digital Literacy Checklist: To ensure you’re prepared for our digital learning environment, please fill out the Pre-Enrolment Digital Literacy Checklist available HERE.
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