First Aid Courses

Nationally Accredited First Aid Training

This nationally accredited first aid certification aims to give you the essential skills and knowlege to provide basic first aid at home, in the community or at your workplace. Upon the successful completion of the course, you will gain your statement of attainment in HLTAID011 Provide First AidYour certification will then be valid for 3 years.

However, you will have to renew the CPR training component every 12 months to remain up to date.

What you’ll learn

Your experienced first aid instructor will teach you a variety of techniques and safety measures which reflect the current industry standards in training such as:

  • Identifying potential hazards and risks to you and others when someone is injured or needs immediate attention
  • Learning and practicing techniques to apply bandages or support to injuries such as cuts, damaged limbs, poisonous/venomous bites
  • Identifying various medical conditions and how to provide support until medical personnel such as an ambulance arrives
  • Providing CPR and much more

Check if you're eligible for FEE FREE Training

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for funding under the ACE Program you must be:

  • an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, and
  • aged 15 years or older
  • not at school*, and
  • living or working in NSW
  • have a USI or be willing to obtain

* special conditions apply to ACE program for young people still at school. Please contact the College for further information.

ACE Program

The ACE Program is designed to target Disadvantaged Students across NSW, and students in Regional and Remote Communities in NSW that experience significant barriers to training and employment. Where there are barriers to accessing Smart and Skilled Entitlement training, ACE funding can be used to provide intensive support to assist eligible students to overcome these barriers. The ACE Program is a pathway program to help students access further training under Smart and Skilled, get a job or advance their careers.

* Subject to funding availability.


First Aid Course details

Duration: 1 day

Various locations: Alstonville, Ballina, Byron Bay, Lismore & Yamba

Training mode: Face-to-face training + precourse workbook

Course cost: $0 (FEE FREE*) or $155.00

*ACE Program Fee: Subsidised training – find out if you are eligible for FEE FREE Training 

*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Upon successful completion, you will obtain competency in units:

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (formerly HLTAID001)
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support (formerly HLTAID002)
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (formerly HLTAID003)

During your First Aid Training you will be required to complete two minutes of continuous CPR for assessment.

Precourse work

Before you attend your course, you are required to complete the precourse workbook for assessment.

Once you enrol, please contact us on (02) 6628 5426 or email enquire@northcoastcc.edu.au to organise your workbook.


Find a flexible course date below and when you’re ready, you can enrol online.

Upcoming Courses

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Provide First Aid 24 January 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm ALSTONVILLE CAMPUS 9 $155.00
Provide First Aid 31 January 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm YAMBA CAMPUS 12 $155.00
Provide First Aid 28 February 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Ballina RSL 12 $155.00
Provide First Aid 6 March 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm YAMBA CAMPUS 12 $155.00
Provide First Aid 12 March 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm ALSTONVILLE CAMPUS 14 $155.00


Group or business First Aid training

Are you looking to train your staff or a large group? We can arrange an in-house course for you or your business, staff or volunteers.

We will work with you to:

  • Organise a flexible course date
  • Arrange a suitable training location either at one of our campuses, your business or a local venue

Get in touch with us and we can organise a custom course just for you.

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