This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn basic first aid; it is also the minimum qualification requirement for a workplace first aider. It will help your workplace meet health and safety standards and is compliant with WorkSafe NZ requirements.

Workers trained in first aid can reduce the impact an accident can have on productivity and the cost of workers taking leave. WorkSafe have developed a Good Practice Guide

for workplace first aid, that outlines expectation and requirements.

Who Should Attend

  • Workplace first aid providers
  • Members of the public who want to be able to assist in a medical emergency

Course Objectives

  • Scene safety
  • Patient assessment
  • Provide basic life support

NZQA Unit Standards Included

Unit Standard Title Credit Value
6401 Provide first aid 1
6402 Provide basic life support 1


One Day

Attendance Capacity

Minimum of 8 trainees and a Maximum of 15 trainees per programme.


Course Fees

$210.00 + GST per person

Course costs include all learning materials and completion certificate. Costs also include registration of unit standard credits with NZQA. 

Scheduled Course Locations

Please note that courses are available at a number of AMS Group branch locations, these are listed below. If there are no course locations shown below, courses can be arranged to be delivered at your place of work. Contact us to  find out more about our on-site training options available for this course or enquire below.