This course comprises 3 hours online learning and 3 hours face-to-face practical skills and assessment.
The Department of Labour's "First Aid for Workplaces – A Good Practice Guide (September 2009)" and the NZQA Training Requirements recommend that you revalidate your first aid certificate every two years. New Zealand Red Cross will revalidate all first aid certificates issued by an accredited training provider provided the certificate is no longer than 3 months over the two years. This dynamic course starts with a pre-assessment of your current skills and adjusts the course content to focus on the areas of great learning need.
Preassessment determines content from the below:
- Legal requirements
- Assessing the situation and identifying hazards
- Minimising Risk
- Cultural Awareness
- Checking Response and Assessing Condition
- Assessing Sick and Injured Persons
- What to do if the Person is breathing
- What to do if the person is unresponsive and not breathing normally
- CPR in Special Circumstances
- Evaluate the first aid response
- Emergency response and CPR summary
- Respiratory Distress
- Cardiac Emergencies
- Bleeding and wound care
- Burns and scalds
- Extremes of heat and cold
- Altered conscious states
- Bites and stings
- Musculoskeletal injuries
New Zealand Red Cross will revalidate all workplace first aid certificates issued by an accredited training provider provided the certificate is no longer than 3 months over the two years.
The online training component takes around 3 hours. Once registered, students have access to the course content for 6 months. The practical skills and assessment takes 3 hours and must be completed with 3 months of finishing the online component.
Face to Face training is conducted at Red Cross training centres around New Zealand.
On successful completion of this course participants will be able to book on the face to face component. This will include a range of practical sessions and scenarios which build on the information learned online. An assessment is required before a certificate can be issued.
On successfully completing the online and face to face component you will be awarded a First Aid Revalidation Certificate valid for 2 years.
NZD130.00 (NZD) per subscription