• New technology in CPR Training (QCPR)

    | 08 Nov 2017

    As Australia’s leading First Aid provider, St John Ambulance is consistently evolving to ensure we are always providing the public with the most up-to-date and effective First Aid training possible. In this day and age, technology is continually progressing to enhance all kinds of experiences and ultimately allow us to live a better life. We […]

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  • What Really Happens At A First Aid Course

    | 12 Jul 2017

    So, your workplace has advised you need to complete a First Aid course? Or you’re a parent and want to ensure you can provide immediate assistance to your child in the case of an emergency? Or maybe you donate your time at your local community club and the need for First Aid has become apparent? […]

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  • CPR Refresher Training St John Ambulance Victoria

    Evidence Shows Strong Links Between How Recently CPR Refresher Training Was Completed and Ability to Respond

    | 29 Jun 2017

    After the completion of a First Aid course, students will of course leave with clear and concise directions on how to respond in an emergency . Morale is high because they’ve just learnt the skills required to save a life! Instilling these lifesaving skills so they become second nature is precisely St John Ambulance Victoria’s […]

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  • What is a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and How Do I Set it Up?

    | 22 Jun 2017

    Nearly four million Australians are broadening their skillset and accreditation through nationally recognised courses every year. However, many ask themselves what is a USI? To ensure each person’s qualifications are monitored and recorded the Australian government introduced the Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is a reference code which is unique to each individual and […]

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  • End of Financial Year First Aid Advice

    | 14 Jun 2017

    End of Financial Year is fast approaching and it’s important that every business has ticked all the boxes available to benefit their business before tax time arrives. But far more important than financial savings, End of Financial Year is the ideal time to ensure your business is well placed to save a life. Checking your Kits, […]

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  • Guide to First Aid Training – What First Aid Providers to Book and Why

    | 06 Jun 2017

    Incidences that require First Aid can present themselves anywhere, at any time. The workplace is one of the most common places a First Aid situation will occur so it is imperative that every business is First Aid ready. With a range of options available for First Aid training it is essential that you are confident […]

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  • Wilderness First Aid Tips for Camping and Hiking

    Going Camping? Wilderness First Aid Tips

    | 11 Apr 2017

    When we ask people why they’re completing First Aid training with us, often they’re keen campers or hikers and want some wilderness First Aid advice in case something should go awry when they’re possibly hours or days away from help. The risks are magnified when you’re in dense bush and a location without a mobile […]

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  • First Aid Knowledge Saves Lives by Understanding When to Call an Ambulance

    First Aid Knowledge Helps You Decide When to Call An Ambulance…

    | 17 Mar 2017

    … and Keeps The Emergency Services for Real Emergencies We all expect and deserve that when we need an ambulance for a life-threatening emergency, we get one. And that it arrives in time to save our life. But with the growth in Victoria’s residents and the ageing of our population, the strain on the health […]

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  • Is There a First Aid Certificate Expiry Date?

    | 28 Feb 2017

    We often get asked about the date of First Aid certificate expiry, and the response we give varies. Firstly, your First Aid certificate doesn’t quite ‘expire’, but it does need to be refreshed at regular intervals to ensure the information is current and reflects best practice. The Australian Resuscitation Council, a panel of experts for […]

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  • First Aid Checklist

    Your First Aid Checklist for Back to Work

    | 30 Jan 2017

    As the saying goes, if you fail to plan you plan to fail. Without doubt, this also applies to First Aid in the workplace. At a minimum, your business needs to be compliant with the Worksafe Compliance Code for First Aid in the Workplace if you are in Victoria. Regulations require employers to provide a […]

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