Tai Poutini Polytechnic currently offers Comprehensive First Aid, First Aid as Life Skill, CPR and First Aid Refresher (FAR) block courses throughout the year on the West Coast.

TPP’s Comprehensive First Aid Course, with the inclusion of unit standard 6400, is needed to ensure compliance with OSH work place best practice. Potential clients will be advised to refer to the Department of Labour’s First Aid for Workplaces – A Good Practice Guide 2011 to ensure their needs will be met.

  • Level:
    CFA option 1, level 2; CFA option 2, level 2; CPR, level 2; FAR, level 2
  • Credit Value:
    CFA option 1, credits 4; CFA option 2, credits 2*; CPR, credits 1
  • Awards:
    Unit standards
  • Location:
    Nationally
  • Method of Study:
    Block course
  • Dates:
    Multiple intakes per year (please enquire)
  • Domestic Fee:
    Please see below
  • TPP Comprehensive First Aid

  • $220
  • Domestic Breakdown
  •   Tuition Fee:
    $220
  • TPP Basic First Aid

  • $141.20
  • Domestic Breakdown
  •   Tuition Fee:
    $141.20
  • First Aid Refresher (FAR)

  • $116.70
  • Domestic Breakdown
  •   Tuition Fee:
    $116.70
  • International Fee (2017):

    Price on application

*Excludes unit 25459

TPP Comprehensive First Aid

This course takes approx 12 hours to complete and is held over two days.Comprehensive First Aid Option.

It includes the following NZQA Unit Standards:

  • Unit 6400: Manage first aid in emergency situations.
  • Unit 6401: Provide first aid until help arrives
  • Unit 6402: Provide resuscitation

Units cover both trauma and medical subjects such as fractures, burns, major wounds, internal bleeding, head injuries, environmental conditions, anaphylaxis and spinal injuries, shock and bleeding, soft tissue injuries, poisoning, heart attack, asthma, diabetes, stroke and seizure, obstructed airways and CPR.This option covers workplace first aid as required by Health & Safety regulations.

TPP Basic First Aid

This course takes a minimum 8 hours to complete.

It includes the following unit standards:

  • Unit 26551: Provide first aid for life threatening conditions.
  • Unit 26552: Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions & how to respond to them.

Or

  • Unit 6401: Provide first aid until help arrives
  • Unit 6402: Provide resuscitation.

CPR

This course covers basic CPR and airway obstruction and takes approx 3 hours to complete. It includes the following NZQA unit standard:

  • Unit 6402: Provide resuscitation Level 2

Extra subjects can be added to these courses to cover your workplace needs.

TPP First Aid Refresher (FAR)

This course is aimed at people who have held a current First Aid Certificate for under two years. The unit covers almost the same subjects as the Comprehensive First Aid Course in less detail and is intended to refresh a persons understanding and to update any changes that have been made by the New Zealand Resuscitation Council. This course takes a minimum 6 hours to complete.

It includes the following unit standards:

  • Unit 6400: Manage first aid in emergency situations.
  • Unit 6401: Provide first aid until help arrives
  • Unit 6402: Provide resuscitation

DE-FIB

This 4 hour course covers scene and hazard assessments. CPR plus Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

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