What First Aid Course do I need for my industry?

first aid requirements

Not sure which health and safety course you need for your industry or profession? Here at First Aid Accident & Emergency we provide courses that range from beginner First Aid to Advanced Resuscitation.

Depending on the work environment or industry, safety certification requirements and recommendations can differ.

We have put together a handy chart to help you find the right FAAE course for you. For further information on the required and recommended courses outlined below or if your industry/profession is not on this list, please call 07 5520 5068 or send us a message here and one of our knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you.

Profession / PositionRequired CourseValidRecommended
Electrical ContractorCPR12 moFirst Aid, Low Voltage Rescue, CPR
Low Voltage Rescue12 mo
Restricted Electrical LicenseCPR12 moFirst Aid, Low Voltage Rescue
PlumberFirst Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
CPR12 mo
BuilderFirst Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
CPR12 mo
Construction ContractorFirst Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
CPR12 mo
DoctorCPR2 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
DentistCPR12 moFirst Aid, CPR
NurseCPR12 moFirst Aid, CPR
PhysiotherapistCPR12 moFirst Aid
Child Care TeachersCPR12 moFirst Aid, CPR
First Aid3 yrs
School TeachersCPR12 moFirst Aid, CPR
First Aid3 yrs
Retail Workers1 Member of Staff on Premises – First Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
1 Member of Staff on Premises – CPR12 mo
Marine IndustryFirst Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
CPR12 mo
Advanced Resuscitation3 yrs
Personal Trainer, Gym InstructorFirst Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
CPR12 mo
University Students
in Medical/ Teaching/Physio Courses
First Aid – required for practice sessions3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
CPR12 mo
Security PersonnelFirst Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
CPR12 mo
Hotel1 Member of Staff on Premises – First Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
1 Member of Staff on Premises – CPR12 mo
Hospitality1 Member of Staff on Premises – First Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
1 Member of Staff on Premises – CPR12 mo
Sporting Event Staff1 Member of Staff on Premises – First Aid3 yrsFirst Aid, CPR
1 Member of Staff on Premises – CPR12 mo