FREE First Aid on Farms courses for the Tararua District

Developed to build rural community resilience, this 4-hour course comprehensively addresses the primary first aid requirements for individuals in rural settings, including those on New Zealand farms.

This course covers:

  • Essential first aid techniques: managing severe bleeding, applying tourniquets, managing burns and soft tissue injuries, stabilising limbs and fractures, and moving patients
  • CPR, managing shock, and handling bleeding
  • Dealing with common medical emergencies
  • Identifying first aid equipment needs
  • Practical scenario-based training, such as responding to quad bike rollovers or incidents involving animals
  • Tailored considerations for rural environments, encompassing challenges like working in isolation, limited access to emergency services, and the remoteness factor

Key features:

  • 4-hour course
  • Developed to build rural community resilience
  • Fully funded through a combination of the Tararua District Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery Programme, Tararua REAP and the Ministry of Social Development
  • Focus on hands-on learning and practical scenarios (no homework, no written assessment)
  • Participants receive our Quick Reference Guide that provides practical information for dealing with first aid emergencies
  • Participants receive a first aid certificate

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Tuesday, 21 May 2024

8:00am – 12:15pm

Weber

Weber Hall, 3329 Weber Road, Dannevirke

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Tuesday, 21 May 2024

2:00 – 6:15pm

Kumeroa

Kumeroa Community Hall, Cnr of Township Road & School Road, Kumeroa

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Wednesday, 22 May 2024

8:00am – 12:15pm

Pongaroa

Pongaroa Community Hall, 10797 Route 52, Pongaroa

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Wednesday, 22 May 2024

2:00 – 6:15pm

Akitio

Akitio Community Centre, 3027 Coast Road, Akitio

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Thursday, 23 May 2024

8:00am – 12:15pm

Makuri

Makuri Community Hall, 20 Titoki Road, Makuri

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Thursday, 23 May 2024

2:00 – 6:15pm

Alfredton

Alfredton Community Centre Domain, Route 52, Alfredton

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Friday, 24 May 2024

8:00am – 12:15pm

Te Uri

Te Uri Hall, 11 Mangapuaka Road, Te Uri

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