This is the most popular industry / community based first aid program covering Basic Life Support and First Aid practices. Course content and delivery follows the Worksafe NZ good practice guide for first aid in the workplace, and covers NZQA unit standards 6402 & 6401. Course durations can vary between 8-10 hours.
Topics Covered include:
The First Aid Provider - Personal safety & contacting Emergency Medical Services
Basic CPR Skills and Basic Life Support Care - Stable side positioning of patient, choking, patient assessment
Sudden cardiac arrest and AED Use
Caring for serious injury - Bleeding, shock management, soft-tissue injuries, and wounds
Burns & poisoning
Caring for sudden illness - Stroke, diabetic emergencies and seizures
Breathing difficulties and asthma, severe allergic reactions and chest pain
COMPREHENSIVE FIRST AID (LEVEL 2)
The Comprehensive First Aid course covers everything that the Workplace & Pediatric course covers and more. Great for those with high risk workplaces that require a more practical scenario-based first aid approach.
The Comprehensive First Aid course covers everything that the Workplace First Aid course covers and more.
Meets Ministry of Education guidelines for early childcare education.
This course is assessed to unit standards 6401, 6402 and 6400.
Course duration is typically around 12 hours.
Due to the ongoing risk of COVID 19, to ensure our safety and yours, we have changed things around a little here at Dive Wellington.
Anyone partaking on a course, hiring dive gear, or going on a charter/trip MUST have a vaccination pass.
Visitors to the store must sign in on entry. QR code on the door, or manual sign-in sheet in the center of the store.
Customers must wear a face-covering inside at all times, and keep a 2m distance between other customers and staff where possible.
If travelling for a course/dive club, we will have very limited transport in the Dive Wellington van, but we recommend taking your own private vehicle to the site.
Masks, snorkels and regulators will be soaked in disinfectant after each use to avoid transmission.
As always, if you are unwell or have cold/flu-like symptoms, please stay home and get tested.
Please help keep everyone safe by following these regulations.