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All St John Ambulance Tasmania courses are delivered across the state and can be delivered at one of our public training venues in Hobart, Launceston or Devonport or at a site elected by you for group bookings.


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A superior and immersive training experience featuring videos and practical skills in class.

This new version of our famous Provide First Aid course combines our love for fun and immersive practical training, with the efficiency of video enhanced training.
With no online learning beforehand, students review real world scenarios, and complete their assessment questions using their own phones/smart devices.

The St John Ambulance first aid course covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty.It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses.

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

If you’ve attended one of our ‘Traditional’ courses, we promise you’re going to LOVE  SJx!

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Accidents happen, even to our beloved pets. Are you prepared to be their hero in times of need?
Introducing "Pet First Aid," your go-to guide for every pet owner.

Learn essential first aid techniques, recognize common pet emergencies, and be ready to act when it counts.
Don't wait for an emergency to strike.

Enroll in our pet first aid course now and ensure your furry friend's safety and well-being.

 

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The St John Ambulance first aid course covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. The course is run over 1 day, with online pre-learning beforehand

It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses. 

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

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

 

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This St John Ambulance first aid course is a half day full of practical activities and assessments, with all theoretical learning, and most assessments completed online at your own pace before you step into the classroom.
It covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty.

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Participants must complete a mandatory e-learning module, and their assessment questions before attending the course
 

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This course provides participants with the skills to manage common first aid situations that can arise in an electrical services industry environment, including rescue from low voltage panels. It is suitable for people employed as electricians and others employed in the electrical services industry.

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel
UETDRMP010 Provide first aid in an ESI environment

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This course provides participants with the skills to manage rescue from low voltage panels. It is suitable for people employed as electricians and others employed in the electrical services industry.

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel

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SJXPFD
| 4 Hour 45 Minute Course

Provide First Aid on SJX Half Day

A superior and immersive training experience featuring videos and practical skills in class.

This new version of our famous Provide First Aid course combines our love for fun and immersive practical training, with the efficiency of video enhanced training.
With no online learning beforehand, students review real world scenarios, and complete their assessment questions using their own phones/smart devices.

The St John Ambulance first aid course covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses.

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Participants must complete a mandatory e-learning module, and their assessment questions before attending the course

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The flagship St John Ambulance first aid course covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty.
It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses. 

This course is slower paced and requires no pre-learning.

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
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SJXCPF
| 2 Hour 30 Minute Course

CPR on SJX 2.5-Hour

A superior and immersive training experience featuring videos and practical skills in class.

This new version of our famous CPR course combines our love for fun and immersive practical training, with the efficiency of video enhanced training.
With no online learning beforehand, students review real world scenarios, and complete their assessment questions using their own phones/smart devices.

The St John Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course gives you the skills to perform CPR on a person who is unconscious and not breathing normally in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. 

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Every Second Counts. Learn CPR – Save a Life!

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CPR
| 4 Hour Course

CPR (4 hours)

Every Second Counts. Learn CPR – Save a Life!

The St John Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course gives you the skills to perform CPR on a person who is unconscious and not breathing normally in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. 

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

     

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This remote area first aid course is specifically designed to meet the first aid needs of bushwalkers, wilderness guides, and people who work or live in remote locations.
The course covers everything from comprehensive first aid treatments to aeromedical evacuation, long-term care, self-care, and contingency planning. It is focused on the safety of the first aider and extended care of an ill or injured casualty where help is likely to be delayed or inaccessible.

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in remote and isolated sites
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PAR
| 7 Hour 30 Minute Course

Provide Advanced Resuscitation

This course is a course designed for experienced first-aiders who use specific equipment and often work in higher-risk environments.

This course develops advanced skills for providing life support and focuses on the use of oxygen delivery systems and in-depth knowledge and skill in the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED); as well as the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation and oxygen therapy in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

Please note that a current certificate for Provide First Aid HLTAID011 is a prerequisite of this course.
Evidence of currency in Provide First Aid is to be provided BEFORE the course by emailing it to bookings@stjohntas.org.au.
Failure to do so will result in not being able to attend.

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Our First Aid in Schools Holiday Program is designed for participants of all ages, offering a family-friendly environment where parents and children can learn together.
Our focus is on providing essential first aid training in an interactive, hands-on manner, ensuring participants leave with valuable life-saving skills.
Our curriculum empowers students to identify danger, respond effectively and call for help. Older students and parents will also be able to learn how to perform CPR.

Whether you're bandaging teddy bears or practicing CPR on mannequins, our holiday program is the perfect mix of education and entertainment.

We foster an inclusive workplace where growth is always our focus. We always recognise achievements and celebrate success.

This course is specifically designed to meet the needs of people working in the childhood learning industry. 

This course for those who are required to respond to a first aid emergency including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.
It is a nationally recognised unit that describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children, and adults.
It covers child-specific first aid in many high-risk areas such as anaphylaxis and asthma, as well as common injuries and resuscitation.

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

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

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This course is appropriate for people who work in high-risk areas, act as first aiders to larger facilities or groups, or work in areas where help may be delayed or have difficulty accessing casualties. 

The course covers a broad range of advanced skills and provides you with high level skills in management of large incidents, major trauma, sudden cardiac arrest, emotionally disturbed and drug affected casualties; as well as the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation and oxygen therapy in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. 

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

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

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CPR-AO
| 1 Hour 30 Minute Course

CPR - Assessment Only

Every Second Counts. Learn CPR – Save a Life!

The St John Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course gives you the skills to perform CPR on a person who is unconscious and not breathing normally in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. 

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

An assessment-only option for those who have completed the course in the last 12 months.
As this is only assessments, NO TRAINING will be provided on the day.

 

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The St John Ambulance first aid course covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. 
It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses. 

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

An assessment-only option for those who have completed the course in the last 12 months.
As this is only assessments, NO TRAINING will be provided on the day.

 

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Mental health issues are becoming more and more common and First Aiders are being called upon to help colleagues, friends, family and members of the public.
This nationally recognised and comprehensive course describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise situations where people may be in imminent crisis, and then to work collaboratively to minimise any safety concerns and make plans to access required support services.

  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

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

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Gain the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond quickly in an anaphylaxis or asthma emergency.
The course includes looking at how to use asthma and anaphylaxis action plans, how to effectively use medications for these conditions and how to conduct an anaphylaxis/asthma risk assessment for the workplace/education setting.
It is suitable for anyone who may have the responsibility of managing the first aid of an individual with anaphylaxis or asthma, and may meet requirements specified in Education and Care organisational policy.

  • 22556VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace
  • 22578VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis.
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CFK
| 8 Hour Course

Caring for Kids

Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or guardian, a little information and knowledge about kids can make all the difference! 

At St John Ambulance Australia we have designed this course which highlights the key issues and provides essential skills and knowledge for parents and other carers.

It provides practical skills and knowledge on identifying and managing a number of common conditions and injuries in infants and children. It also provides information on how to access referral and advice services that can help to determine the need for medical aid.

We foster an inclusive workplace where growth is always our focus. We always recognise achievements and celebrate success.
PPM
| 5 Hour Course

Pain Management

This course covers the proper administration of paracetamol and methoxyflurane to relieve pain.
It includes information about the use, storage, and documentation of administration as well as ongoing monitoring of the casualty.

  • PUAEME008 Provide pain management

Please note that a current certificate for Provide First Aid HLTAID011 is a prerequisite of this course.
Evidence of currency in Provide First Aid is to be provided BEFORE the course by emailing it to bookings@stjohntas.org.au.
Failure to do so will result in not being able to attend.

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WHC
| 8 Hour Course

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Safety in the construction industry is of upmost importance.

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work.
It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

  • CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
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MH
| 4 Hour Course

Manual Handling

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks and then to prepare and complete those tasks in a safe manner.
It aims to help participants identify and address workplace health and safety risks, implement safety procedures, and promote a safe working environment.

  • HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

The target audience for this training product will be people who have a manual handling element in their workplace and require training to carry out their work in a safe manner

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