Frequently Asked Questions - First Aid HQ

Please see frequently asked questions about our First Aid Training courses below.

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Our first aid training centre is in the suburb of Footscray, Melbourne, Australia. The address is 1/51 Hopkins Street Footscray Victoria 3011, and plenty of free parking is available for attendees. We now have three more locations: Werribee, Tarneit and Melton. Please take a look at the main website for addresses.

Yes, our training centre is conveniently accessible by public transport. It is just a 4-minute walk from the Footscray train station. We also have training locations in Melton, Werribee, Tarneit, Point Cook and Campbellfield. See website for addresses.

We offer a comprehensive range of first aid courses catering to different needs. Our courses include CPR, basic first aid, advanced first aid, workplace first aid, and specialised courses for industries such as childcare and hospitality. Please feel free to browse the course section on our website.

Our trainers are highly qualified and experienced professionals with certifications in first aid training. They are accredited to provide official credentials upon completing all First Aid HQ courses.

 Yes, our first aid certifications are recognised nationally across Australia. Our courses comply with the guidelines and standards set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

Registering for a course is simple. You can visit our website and navigate to the “Courses” section, where you’ll find a list of available courses and their schedules. Choose the course that suits you best and follow the online registration process.

The time of our first aid courses varies depending on the level and mode of training. Our courses range from a few hours for basic CPR training to full-day or multiple-day courses for more advanced certifications.

Yes, we offer group discounts for organisations or companies looking to train multiple employees in first aid. For more information on group bookings and discounts, please get in touch with us directly.

Yes, all participants who complete the course requirements will receive an accredited first aid certificate, valid for the specified duration according to the course ended.

Our training centre has modern facilities and all the equipment required to provide participants with a comprehensive and hands-on learning experience.

The validity of a CPR certification, as per the ARC guidelines, is typically 12 months. After this period, participants are required to undergo a CPR refresher course to renew their certification.

Following the ARC standards, a First Aid certificate is generally valid for three years. Individuals must undertake a First Aid refresher course to maintain certification beyond this period.

Anaphylaxis training must be refreshed every 12 months, as the ARC recommends. This ensures that individuals stay updated with the latest practices and guidelines for managing severe allergic reactions.

According to ARC guidelines, Asthma management certification is valid for 12 months, like Anaphylaxis training. Renewal is required annually to ensure participants remain knowledgeable about asthma management.

Oxygen Resuscitation certification is typically valid for 12 months, per ARC recommendations. Participants must undergo a refresher course within this period to maintain their qualifications.

Manual Handling certification remains valid for three years, following ARC guidelines. Revalidation through a refresher course is necessary every three years to keep the qualification current.

According to the ARC guidelines, Advanced First Aid certification is valid for three years. Participants must attend a refresher course within this period to keep their qualifications current.

First Aid for an Education and Care setting certification is typically valid for three years, as the ARC recommends. Renewal through a refresher course is necessary every three years to maintain the qualification.

The ARC strongly recommends renewing certificates before they expire to ensure continuous competence. However, some workplaces or organisations may have specific policies on grace periods for revalidation.

If your certification has expired, you may still be able to participate in a refresher course. However, it is essential to check with the training provider to determine their policies regarding lapsed certifications.

In most cases, refresher courses are enough for revalidation. The content covered in refresher courses is designed to update participants with the latest information while focusing on essential skills and knowledge.

You can find ARC-certified training providers for CPR, First Aid, Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Oxygen Resuscitation, Advanced First Aid, and First Aid for Education and Care setting courses by visiting the official Australian Resuscitation Council website or checking with reputable training organisations.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We welcome you to our first aid training centre in Footscray, Melbourne!