CPR Courses and First Aid Training in Southport and the Gold Coast Help You to Provide Confident Care

When a medical event or accident happens, no one wants to feel helpless or incapable of adequate care. With a first aid course in the Southport or Gold Coast region, you can obtain the skills and confidence you need to provide immediate attention when the need arises. At F.A.S.T. First Aid Training, you will receive exceptional training from a qualified trainer and assessor with over ten years’ experience. You can be confident that our CPR and first aid training for the Gold Coast follows a relaxed and engaging format, so you get the facts you need without the long boring stories.

  HLTAID004 -
Provide Emergency First Aid Response in an Education & Care Setting

  • This course describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

  HLTDAID003 -
Provide First Aid
(Senior First Aid)

  • This course will enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty until an ambulance arrives.

  HLTAID001 -
Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • This course provides the skills to recognise and then manage a casualty who is unconscious and is not breathing.

Efficient and Relevant First Aid Training in Southport 


We know that not every work and lifestyle situation is the same. Therefore, our training courses are tailored to give you the most relevant information and skills. Our wide range of training experience means we can include examples and scenarios that are likely to occur in schools, construction sites, aged care facilities, fitness facilities, childcare centres and many more depending on what outcome you are after.


Our services cater to various situations that you may find yourself in from workplace accidents to a choking baby, poisoning or loss of consciousness. You will become equipped with the knowledge you need to provide immediate assistance and understand which situations require the need for an ambulance. With first aid and CPR training in Southport, you will also become capable of dealing with potentially life-threatening injuries while awaiting the arrival of medical professionals.


You can learn these vital hands-on skills public group classes at our central location or via our mobile on-site training. On-site training gives easy and efficient access to businesses and community groups that value the importance equipping staff with first aid skills. Our CPR and first aid trainer comes to you and provides specific training for your Brisbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba or Gold Coast business.


Choose a training course from F.A.S.T. First Aid Training


An emergency can happen at any time, whether it's a severe laceration or a sudden and severe allergic episode. Does your staff know how to respond when something goes wrong? Providing smart first aid during an emergency can help to stabilise an individual as you wait for emergency services to arrive. The form that help takes, though, is often different based on the scenario in question. Developing an understanding of how to handle and respond to these situations first aid training on the Gold Coast, and it's a requirement for your staff. Whether you have new hires that need their CPR certification or a group of employees in need of a mandatory refresher course, the right provider can make all the difference.


F.A.S.T. First Aid Training offers both First Aid and CPR certification training courses. We know how tedious these classes can be and we work to ensure that everyone has a good time in addition to receiving lifesaving training. We won’t bore you with long stories that have nothing to do with your industry.


The course options F.A.S.T. First Aid Training provides for Gold Coast businesses allow employers to access high-quality training that leaves staff prepared to deal with many of the most common emergencies. From treating anaphylaxis and asthma, to helping seniors who've taken a fall and hurt themselves, we cover all the relevant information in a format that not only keeps staff interested, but avoids unnecessarily long periods of downtime.


First Aid Training


If you are looking at sitting for you first aid certification, the first step is to contact us and let us know more about the specific needs of your business. Depending on whether you or your staff needs a complete rundown on first aid (HLTAID003), or just a refresher, we can tailor the content of the course to contain industry-relevant information specific to your circumstances. Rather than "one size fits all," we look to incorporate specific facts and first aid strategies based on the type of business you run and what your employees are most likely to encounter. Please note: if your staff require both a CPR and a first aid certificate in the Gold Coast, HLTAID003 is all you'll need. CPR is included in the course, so there's no need to purchase a separate CPR-only course.


Next, we'll arrange to come to you to provide on-sight training no matter where in the Gold Coast region you are. Not only does this ensure staff can return to work as quickly as possible, but it can foster better learning as it will all take place in a familiar environment. Finally, we'll provide training that keeps staff interested from start to finish. 


CPR Training


Fast First Aid Training offer the HLTAID001 CPR Certificate training course. This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to recognise and manage an unconscious person who is not breathing. Utilising the CPR techniques taught by Sarah, you will learn how to sustain life until emergency personnel arrive on the scene.


The HLTAID001 certificate course is recommended for the public, designated first aiders, health and safety managers, parent and playgroups, and anyone who requires a CPR Certificate for their work or vocation. The course is done in person and a hands-on format. All courses are nationally recognised.


Group Training


Fast First Aid offers one to two public courses each month although our focus is workplace training. We bring our skills and knowledge to your workplace, providing industry-specific training. All courses are both efficient and relevant. We prefer to work with groups of eight or more, with the ideal size group of 20 to 50. Larger groups can be split into two or more sessions.

Groups that benefit from Gold Coast CPR training are schools (both teachers and students), child care centres, disability and aged care facilities, construction companies, fitness professionals, scout groups, student nurses, security personnel, and many more. Medical emergencies can happen anywhere, especially in the home; therefore, everyone can benefit from Gold Coast CPR certificate training courses.



What to expect


The staff at FAST First Aid Training will support you with learning a mix of theory and practical skills that will help you to provide first aid in a variety of situations. For example, a section in the CPR courses for Southport and the Gold Coast will help you assess and cope with someone who is unconscious and not breathing. Practical learning is taught on a manikin to demonstrate technique and allow everyone in the class to become confident in administering CPR. Our classes will help you know when and how to position someone correctly, and how to administer CPR until medically trained individuals arrive.


Our courses will also include everyday situations that may arise and those that are specific to your workplace if desired. These can consist of treating burns and scolds, choking situations, controlling bleeding, allergic reactions and various other scenarios.

Participants who finish the course to a competent standard will receive a certificate 3-5 days after completing the course. Depending on the training you undertake you will need a refresher course either every 1 or 3 years. Our refresher courses consider previous training and are therefore streamlined to accommodate this. Contact us today to book your place in our next training session or to organise a workplace first aid course.