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First Aid Refresher

This course refreshes your knowledge and brings your first aid skills back up to speed. Your first aid certificate must be current, or within 3-months of its expiry date in order to be eligible for renewal.


First aid certificates must be renewed every two years. This course refreshes your knowledge and brings your first aid skills back up to speed.  Your first aid certificate must be current or within 3 months of its expiry date to be eligible for renewal.


This 6-hour course aims to refresh first aid skills and knowledge and provide learners with all the up-to-date information. The course emphasises scenario-based activities in a fun and interactive learning environment.

This course meets the qualifying requirements for Basic Life Support according to current New Zealand Resuscitation Council guidelines and the legislative requirements for the provision of workplace first aid.


This course is for people with a Work Safe or Extended first aid certificate (or equivalent issued by another accredited training provider) and who need to renew their certificate.


The course contains theory and practical scenarios covering the following topics:

  • Scene assessment & management
  • Primary assessment
  • CPR and choking
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Medical emergencies
  • Burns and poisoning
  • Trauma management 


Learners must hold a first aid certificate that was issued within two years and three months of either the original course or the last refresher course.

The course is taught in English, and a reasonable understanding of English will be required. If you are concerned about your English, you may contact us to discuss the option of having your interpreter attend the course with you.

Learners must be physically capable of kneeling on the floor to do CPR.


You may choose one of these ways to complete your training, which can reduce your time in the classroom by up to four hours.

  • Classroom – Complete all training in the classroom (6 hours of training and assessment)
  • Blended – Complete your pre-course learning online, reducing your classroom session by 2 hours (4 hours of training and assessment in the classroom)


The price includes a First Aid Manual book: $129 incl. GST per person

Group booking: from $960+GST for up to 16 people

Click here to learn more about private booking for your group or organisation.


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