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Senior First Aid Certificate

Course Introduction

Senior First Aid training aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency First Aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support. 

Course Outcomes

  • Apply the principals of First Aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations  
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Unpacking and applying a defibrillator
  • Treatment of wounds, shock and severe bleeding
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns, sprains and strains
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings
  • Safe manual handling techniques


Resources can be obtained by contacting the Member Education department at Surf Life Saving WA on 08 9207 6666.

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