The nationally recognised course code is HLTFA301B Apply first aid, but it is more commonly known as Level 2 or Senior first aid. You can enrol into this course for $99.00 per participant.
According to the , this is the minimum acceptable level of training for first aid officers for workplaces.
There are no pre-requisites for this course, which means that you
don't need Level 1 first aid or any other course qualification to enrol.
The course is made up between 2 to 6 hours of on-line home-study PLUS
a single 5.5-hour practical session, held in the Melbourne CBD or in
Alternatively, you can do the same course in the Express format which
is a single 3.0 hour practical session. However, you do need to show
the trainer that you are competent in first aid theory by either showing
evidence of recognised prior learning.
This means that classes that start at 8:00am end at 1:30pm, and classes that start at 10:00am end at 3:30pm.
This qualification is valid for three (3) years from the date of
issue, however the Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that you
update the CPR component of the course annually.
A detailed description of the course can be viewed in the most recent version of the .