Provide students with basic first aid knowledge and skills to support life in an emergency situation until qualified assistance is available.
Unit Standard: 6401 L2 C1 V6, 6402 L1 C1 V8
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
Practical assessment (including verbal questioning) which takes place when the student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. The assessment will involve a bleeding and shock situation, one trauma and two medical conditions from a range of scenarios.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. NZQA and the Skills Organisation identify this as every two years.
M&O Pacific Limited trading as Wood Training has been granted approval by NZQA under Section 251 of the Education Act 1989 to provide the training scheme Practical First Aid.
Instructing in First Aid from mid-2006, Jon is an experienced first aid instructor. Jon’s sense of humour and on the job stories ensure engaging and relevant training whenever he delivers. Jon has extended his safety training skills over the years now also delivers our Helicopter Underwater Escape Training courses and continues to deliver training with freshness and relevance
Coming from a business background, Ryan worked in the offshore industry before moving onshore to pursue a career as a fire and marine trainer. He has Emergency Care, Fire and Rescue qualifications as well as in the areas of Adult Education and Training. Ryan volunteers his time to work with St John Ambulance as an ambulance officer and as a senior fire fighter with Fire Emergency New Zealand. Ryan stands out as a well-rounded emergency response professional with experience across multiple areas.
Amazing, approachable, humorous. makes us comfortable - Great.
Clear information, practical and really useful in daily life... cant wait to share!
Excellent course and trainer. Look forward to next one.
Great course, content and facilitator.
Great course, great trainer - best course for first aid I've been on.
My first First Aid in NZ much more comprehensive than Australia. Fantastic - learned lots.