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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 (Registered Training Organisation 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.

 

ON-SITE TRAINING

Many of our training courses can be delivered on-site at a location of your choosing, such as your workplace. Browse our range of courses below and select the option to enquire about an on-site visit. You can add multiple courses to your enquiry if your employees require more than one first aid qualification. If you already know which on-site course you are interested in enquiring about, simply fill in the enquiry form and a member of our team will be in contact with you. 

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Not sure which course you should book? Our Course Finder can help in four simple steps, or browse through our complete list of courses below.

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OUR COURSES

All St John Ambulance SA courses are delivered across South Australia, and can be delivered at one of our public training venues or at a site elected by you for group bookings (on-site). Visit the Course Information page to view our public course locations or contact us.

For an on-site course enquiry, simply select the course from the list below or use the Course Finder. You will be able to add additional courses on the enquiry form.

If there is not a training product that meets your needs, St John Ambulance SA can also create a bespoke program specific to your requirements, preferences and audience. Contact our Customer Service Team or speak with a First Aid Advisor to discuss your options.

Information such as our training terms and conditions and student rights and responsibilities can be viewed in the Participant Handbook.

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Public On-site

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.

Nationally Recognised Training

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.

Nationally Recognised Training

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

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.

Nationally Recognised Training

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.

Nationally Recognised Training

The Caring for Kids course is non-accredited, and is delivered in a relaxed environment with no assessments and plenty of hands-on practice for relevant first aid techniques. The topics covered in this course include managing unconsciousness, choking, bleeding, burns, respiratory distress and anaphylaxis, with time set aside to cover the topics participants choose as well. It is ideal for new parents, guardians and/or carers of young children, including baby sitters and grandparents.

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Refresher Course is designed to give participants who have previously completed a 12-hour MHFA course an opportunity to refresh the skills and knowledge required of a Mental Health First Aider. Participants must hold a Standard Mental Health First Aid certification, and have achieved this within 3 years of the refresher training date.

Mental Health First Aid

 

Combined Asthma & Anaphylaxis provides the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond quickly in an anaphylaxis or asthma emergency, as well as 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.

Nationally Recognised Training

Do you work with heavy machinery or in a high-risk work environment? A higher first aid qualification may be required to ensure your staff and employees are protected against potential dangers.
This course equips students for emergencies in a high-risk work environment and provides the skills necessary to be responsible for a first aid room.

Nationally Recognised Training

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 and emotionally disturbed and drug affected casualties.

Nationally Recognised Training

The St John Advanced Resuscitation 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).
This course also covers 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.

Nationally Recognised Training

This 3-day 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. This course 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.

Nationally Recognised Training

This course specifically designed to meet the needs of people working in the childcare and early childhood learning industry. It is tailored towards anyone working with children.
It covers child-specific first aid in high-risk conditions such as anaphylaxis and asthma, and common injuries and resuscitation.
The Australian Children’s Education & Care Authority has endorsed this course as meeting their requirements for anaphylaxis, asthma, and first aid training.

Nationally Recognised Training

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