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An Introduction to Hand On Heart First Aid and The Lifesaving Impact of First Aid and CPR Training


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In an emergency, an immediate and effective response can mean the difference between life and death. At Hand On Heart First Aid, we offer comprehensive training that empowers individuals with life-saving skills. Join our community today and be part of a group that is dedicated to saving lives.


The Importance of First and CPR Training


In a world where emergencies can arise without warning, the knowledge of first aid and CPR is not just a skill but a vital tool in saving lives. These practices stand as the first line of defence in a medical emergency, bridging the gap between the onset of an incident and professional medical help. The value of these skills cannot be overstated, as they often make the difference between life and death.


Statistics reveal a startling reality: According to the Heart Foundation, nearly 95% of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests pass. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim's chance of survival. Yet less than 30% of these victims receive bystander CPR. This gap highlights a critical need for widespread CPR training.


Real-life examples further underscore this importance. Take, for instance, the story of a first aid trained teacher who saved a choking student using the Heimlich manoeuvre, a technique often covered in first aid courses. Or consider the countless instances where bystander CPR has kept heart attack victims alive until paramedics arrived. These are not just stories; they are testimonies to the power of CPR and first aid certification.


Our nationally recognised first aid courses are more than just a certification process; they are an investment in the ability to make a real difference in critical situations. By equipping individuals with essential skills such as risk assessment, we’re not just teaching; we're creating first aid responder lifesavers.


What Hand On Heart First Aid Offers


At Hand On Heart First Aid, we believe in the power of preparedness and the impact of knowledgeable intervention in emergencies. Our range of courses is designed to cater to various needs, ensuring that everyone, from individuals to large corporate groups, can learn first aid.


Our course offerings include:


  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): This course focuses on the skills and knowledge required to perform CPR, a critical lifesaving technique used in emergencies.

  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid: Our comprehensive first aid course covers a wide range of scenarios, equipping participants with the skills to respond to common medical emergencies.

  • HLTAID012 Provide an Emergency Response in Education and Care Setting: Tailored for educators and caregivers, this course addresses specific first aid situations encountered in educational and childcare settings.

  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid & HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy: These advanced courses delve deeper into first aid techniques, including the use of oxygen therapy and advanced resuscitation methods.

  • Skill Sets for Specific Needs: We offer specialised courses like 22578VIC First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis, 22556VIC Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace, catering to specific health conditions and

  • And our Big Hands for Little Hearts program is designed to provide parents and caregivers with the knowledge and skills to effectively care for a child. The course covers common illnesses and injuries that may arise while caring for a child while providing practical advice on how to respond to these issues, as well as strategies for prevention.


We offer various learning options to accommodate our clients' diverse needs and schedules. Our online First Aid portal provides the convenience of self-paced learning, while our in-person private and group sessions offer interactive and practical training with experienced trainers sharing real-world insights.



A corporate participating in First Aid and CPR Training

For businesses, our corporate sessions are a perfect fit. We understand the unique requirements of corporate environments and tailor our training to meet these needs. In addition, we provide AV devices for these sessions, ensuring a seamless and engaging learning experience.


At Hand On Heart First Aid, we offer accessible, high-quality first aid and CPR training, empowering individuals and organisations to become confident first responders in any emergency.


Experience and Expertise at Hand On Heart First Aid


At Hand On Heart First Aid, our trainers have over 25 years of critical care experience. This wealth of knowledge is applied to our training courses, making them effective and transformative.


Our trainers have extensive experience in critical care, ranging from life-saving interventions in cardiac arrests to immediate care in trauma situations. This hands-on experience brings authenticity and practicality to their first aid and CPR training, which cannot be replicated by textbook learning alone.


Our experienced trainers provide real-life examples and practical tips for emergency care training. This enriches the learning experience and prepares students for real-world situations while offering a more comprehensive understanding of first aid and CPR.




Empowering Minds and Saving Lives: The Mental Health Benefits of First Aid and CPR Training


At Hand On Heart First Aid we believe that knowing how to save a life goes beyond just physical health. Our First Aid and CPR training courses not only prepare you for medical emergencies but also empower you with skills that positively impact your mental well-being.


🧠 Building Confidence: Our courses are designed to make you feel more confident and in control, reducing anxiety and stress about facing emergencies.


❤️ Community Connection: By being prepared to help others, you contribute to the safety and well-being of your community, fostering a sense of belonging and purpose.


🤝 Trauma Management: Being equipped with First Aid and CPR skills can help in coping with and managing traumatic situations, benefiting both the rescuer and those in need.


🧘 Stress Management Skills: Learn how to stay calm and focused in high-pressure situations – skills that are invaluable in everyday life.


🌱 Mental Health Awareness: Just like physical health emergencies, mental health crises need immediate attention. Our training includes aspects of mental health first aid, emphasising the importance of holistic health care.



Success Stories and Testimonials


The transformative impact of Hand On Heart First Aid's training is best illustrated through the voices of those who have experienced it firsthand. Here are some real-life testimonials that showcase the effectiveness and value of their courses:


"An incredible day of training at our workplace. The Women's Health Road front of house team now feels inspired and confident to respond effectively in emergencies. The mixed media theory and team assessments were excellent. We're already planning next year's session. Highly recommend for any team." - Sara Buckland
"For 'First Aid Training', I highly recommend them for their service and professionalism. The flexibility in scheduling practical classes and the availability of numerous time slots were particularly helpful. Melissa's guidance and support were invaluable, showcasing her extensive knowledge and professionalism." - Sukanta Chakraborty
"Refreshing First Aid and CPR skills with Hand on Heart First Aid is always an educational and enjoyable experience. The instructors are very knowledgeable. Highly recommend." - Ali
"Melissa provides an excellent service, and drawing on her amazing experience was really valuable." - B

Google Review First Aid and CPR Training provided by Hand On Heart First Aid

These testimonials, drawn from Google reviews, reflect the high-quality training and impactful learning experiences provided by Hand On Heart First Aid. They underscore our commitment to empowering individuals with the skills and confidence needed to handle emergencies effectively.



Getting Your First Aid Certificate and CPR Certification


Once you have chosen the nationally accredited course that meets your needs, you will be able to book your spot online with ease. Our courses are taught by experienced professionals who will guide you through the necessary steps and provide you with the knowledge and skills to respond to a medical emergency. You will be able to practice your new skills in a safe and comfortable environment before taking the final exam. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certification that is valid for three years and will give you the confidence to respond to any medical emergency.


First aid and CPR training can make a monumental difference in emergencies. It equips individuals with the knowledge and confidence to respond effectively, potentially saving lives and providing crucial assistance until professional help arrives.


We encourage you to explore more about Hand On Heart First Aid and our impactful courses. Follow our journey and join our community on social media for insights, updates, and inspiring stories. Check out our Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube pages to stay connected and informed.



Information about First Aid and CPR Training School

Embrace the opportunity to be a hero in everyday life. Enrol in a CPR and First Aid course today and step into a world where your actions can truly save lives.


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