Extended First Aid

This course is a comprehensive programme that is ideal for moderate to high-risk workplaces

This course is a 12-hours comprehensive first aid programme.  Extended first aid is ideal for moderate to high-risk workplaces and will cover all relevant topics and equip your team with required first aid skills.


The aim of this 12-hour course is to give learners skills, knowledge and confidence when providing first aid in emergency situations. The course emphasises practical skills in a fun and interactive learning environment.

This course meets the NZ Resuscitation Council qualifying requirements for Basic Life Support and the legislative requirements for the provision of workplace first aid.

Recommended for

This course is recommended for all workplaces, including industry, construction, sports clubs schools and education centres. It is suited to those new to first aid, or for renewing your certificate if it was issued more than 2 years ago.

What this course covers

The course contains theory and practical scenarios covering the following topics:

  • Scene assessment & management
  • Primary assessment
  • Adult, child & infant CPR
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Muscular-skeletal injuries
  • Medical emergencies
  • Anaphylaxis and Epi-Pen use
  • Burns & poisons
  • Spinal and head injuries
  • Environmental conditions
  • Complex trauma

Prerequisites and Requirements

The course is taught in English and a reasonable understanding of the English language will be required. If you are concerned about your English you may contact us to discuss the option of having your interpreter attend the course with you.

Learners will be required to be physically capable of kneeling on the floor to do CPR.

Training Options

You may choose one of these ways to complete your training which can reduce your time in the classroom and give more flexibility.

  • Classroom – Complete all training in the classroom (12 hours of training and assessment)
  • Blended – Complete your self-paced learning online, reducing your classroom session by 6 hours (6 hours of training and assessment in the classroom)


The price includes a First Aid Manual book and CPR valve keyring: $175 incl. GST per person

Group booking: $1200+GST for up to 16 people

Click here to find out more about private booking for your group or organisation.

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