first aid course


Please be advised that placement training for 1st year students and 2nd year Pharmacy students has been deferred until further notice. Training for all other students will continue for the time being unless stated otherwise. The health and safety of our students and staff will always be our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.

The Apply First Aid and CPR series is a must for all individuals and professionals who would like to develop their skills or need to maintain their qualifications. Courses are run by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) – PulseStart Training Solutions. All courses are nationally recognised under the National Health Training Package HLT07.

Why choose to get your qualifications with us?

  • You will gain a nationally recognised and accredited Statement of Attainment – on the same day as your course!
  • You will be trained by qualified and professional instructors with clinical experience.
  • We deliver courses right here at the GUGC campus.
  • You can enrol and pay for your course online.
  • Our courses meet mandatory requirements for all university courses where CPR/First Aid is required for graduation.
  • Pulsestart Training Solutions is the partner of choice for the Australian Medical Association Services Queensland.

PulseStart courses are approved by:

RACGP: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners ACRRM: Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine APNA: Australian Practice Nurses Association AAPM: Australian Association of Practice Managers ESSA: Exercise and Sports Science Australia


There is approximately 8 hours of pre-reading, an online quiz plus course attendance.
Saturday courses run from 9.00 am – 4.30 pm

$80pp (normal price $120)$40pp (normal price $60)

*You must enter valid student or staff number and code provided when registering, to redeem discounted price.

New student discount codes to use when registering:

CPR code – GUGC2020CPR
First Aid code – GUGC2020FA

First Aid and CPR Pre Course Quiz

When you enroll for Apply First Aid and CPR, you will be required to complete a pre-course online quiz.

2020 Dates

Saturday 18 JulyOff campusCLASS FULL
Saturday 1 AugustOff campusCLASS FULL
Saturday 15 AugustOff campus 
Saturday 22 August
Off campus 
Saturday 19 September
Saturday 17 October
Saturday 21 November
 Saturday 12 December  

Course descriptions

The Apply First Aid qualification is suitable for everyday emergency situations. It is the minimum qualification required by workplace health and safety legislation for the workplace first aider. This one day course gives participants the confidence to manage sick or injured persons using the principles of basic first aid. Completion of the Apply First Aid HLTFA301B qualification covers all Perform CPR HLTCPR201A competencies. This qualification is valid for three (3) years, however annual Perform CPR refreshers are required annually to maintain this accreditation.

This course offers the knowledge and skills required to maintain life in an unconscious casualty until medical help arrives. Participants will attain the nationally accredited Perform CPR qualification. The courses are offered in conjunction with the apply first aid courses. The qualification is valid for one (1) year and should be updated annually to maintain Apply First Aid accreditation valid for its second and third year.

PulseStart Training Solutions has been training Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals for over 10 years. All PulseStart master trainers are either paramedics or registered nurses with clinical experience and are experienced in the delivery of national accredited CPR and First Aid training.


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