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With over 135 years’ first aid experience in South Australia, St John Ambulance SA delivers a broad range of first aid and related training courses.
We deliver nationally recognised training in partnership with St John Ambulance Australia Limited (RTO 88041), as well as internally, and otherwise accredited and non-accredited training.
Information such as our training terms and conditions and student rights and responsibilities can be viewed in the Participant Handbook.
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. It is suitable for both people in the workplace and members of the public who want training in first aid.
PFA Terms & Conditions.
Did you know we also offer a Provide First Aid 6-hour course with online theory assessment?
CITB member pricing available.
New in 2023-Provide First Aid 6 Hours!
The PFA-6 hours provides the comprehensive full 1-day ‘Provide First Aid’ course content, but in a blended format. Delivered in 6 hours, this course is well suited to those who are time-limited.
Provide First Aid covers a comprehensive range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to casualties. This course is suitable for both people in the workplace and for members of the public.
Offered in a blended format, participants are required to complete online pre-learning and assessment, followed by a 6-hour in-person practical session with assessment.
Pre-learning + online class
Maximise your productivity and get qualified without even leaving the comfort of your home or office with this 100% online course.
The Provide First Aid 100% Online course covers the same comprehensive range of topics as the traditional flagship course 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. However, unlike the traditional course, participants of the virtual course can learn all of this without having to leave their home or workplace.
Note: you will need a second person available during your practical assessments to enable you to demonstrate providing first aid to another person.
PFAVx Terms & Conditions
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. You will require the knowledge and confidence to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, to describe alternative methods for delivering rescue breaths and how to manage a victim of drowning.
CPR Terms & Conditions.
CITB member pricing available.
This basic emergency life support course will teach you the skills to manage emergency first aid situations, including managing the unconscious casualty, performing CPR, controlling bleeding, and managing other life-threatening and non-life-threatening situations. It is suitable for people in workplaces and members of the public who want to be able to manage an emergency first aid situation.
EFA Terms and Conditions.
The 2-day Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health issue or crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan.
This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.
MHFA Terms & Conditions.
SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY
St John Ambulance SA is a self-funded charity that cares for the wellbeing of all South Australians through the provision of first aid at events, first aid training and products, youth development, and social inclusion programs. Discover different ways you can get involved with St John below.
St John offers a range of volunteering opportunities to suit your interests and availability. From first aid at events and our Youth Development program, to Community Care, the Historical Society and the St John Band, there really is something to suit everyone at St John.
VOLUNTEER WITH US
The St John Community Care Program provides support and companionship to the elderly and those at risk of social isolation in the community by matching clients to volunteers based on shared interests and goals. All services are tailored to suit the needs and goals of each individual client.
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Our team of highly skilled volunteers and staff look out for the wellbeing of South Australians at events across the state almost every day of the year. From small community events to large stadium concerts and everything in between, we have your first aid needs covered.
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FIRST AID IN SCHOOLS
The First Aid in Schools program teaches South Australian primary school children the lifesaving skills of first aid free of charge. We can arrange for a qualified St John Trainer to come to your school and teach students a range of vital first aid skills, tailored to suit each year level.
LET US VISIT YOUR SCHOOL
Our Youth Development program allows youth aged 11 to 17 to develop a range of first aid and life skills while earning proficiency badges, getting involved in competitions and camps, practising first aid skills under supervision at public events, making great friends and having fun!
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ST JOHN BAND
For all the musicians out there, St John also offers the opportunity to receive tuition in a variety of brass instruments, as well as first aid training. Performing at prominent St John and public events, the St John Band is a fantastic volunteer opportunity for the musically-inclined!
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SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY FOR OVER 135 YEARS
St John Ambulance SA is a self-funded charity that cares for the wellbeing of all South Australians through the provision of first aid at events, first aid training and products, youth development, and social inclusion programs.