First aid training

First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation training is provided by Premium Health. All Premium Health trainers have qualifications as nurses or paramedics. This training is delivered online and on-site at your campus, and is available to La Trobe students and staff.

The team at Premium Health will prepare you to deliver a critical, competent and confident first aid response in the event of an illness or emergency situation.

Courses available

First Aid

First aid training will develop your knowledge and skills to provide CPR and first aid for a range of illnesses and injuries, enabling you to coordinate first aid until the arrival of medical assistance.

  • nationally recognised course
  • practical CPR performed on an adult and infant manikin
  • certification valid for three years
Select from two training options:
  • online training, followed by a 3.5 hour face-to-face assessment
  • one day face-to-face training (with workbook)

Training options

Online interactive assessment (+ 3.5 hours face-to-face assessment)
  • online learning for those that like the flexibility of choosing their own study time
  • 3.5 hour face-to-face assessment
  • delivered by experienced paramedics and nurses
  • innovative online learning program including tutorials, quizzes and activities
  • CPR wallet card
One day face-to-face (with PDF workbook)
  • detailed PDF workbook and CPR wallet card
  • delivered by experienced paramedics and nurses
  • some pre-work required

Book now

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

CPR training is also available as a separate course. This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to deliver CPR to an unconscious non-breathing person (infant, child and adult).

  • delivered in a 3 hour face-to-face trainer-led workshop
  • certification valid for one year

Book now

Group bookings available

In addition to the training dates listed on the schedule, if you have a group of 10 attendees or more, Premium Health can arrange a custom session for your group.

For enquiries, contact:

Hayley Zeinstra - (03) 9530 7111

Further information

Once you've enrolled in a course, you will be sent an email with a login and password to Premium Health's LMS, aXcelerate. These credentials expire in 48 hours so please ensure you login as soon as possible. If you did not receive the email, or have difficulties logging in, please contact the Premium Health office on (03) 9530 7111.

Certificates will be available to be downloaded 48 business hours after the conclusion of your training course. You can download your certificate by following these instructions.

Student testimonial

'The trainer who delivered the course was so knowledgeable and very good at explaining everything.The theoretical aspect of the course was quite lengthy and challenging but was very much needed to support the practical side. I thoroughly enjoyed this course and learnt a lot - very organised and well put together. Thank you!'