First Aid Training Providers

ASI Instructors are required to hold Senior First Aid qualifications. 

This page displays some certificates approved by ASI, and some training organisations that deliver these certificates. Contact ASI if your certificate is not listed.

First Aid Training Topics

The First Aid training should cover basic emergency care for injuries and illnesses, including: CPR, cramp, hypothermia, heat stroke, strain/sprains, fractures, breaks and dislocations, breathing emergencies including choking and asthma, head injuries, eye injuries, bites and stings, bleeding, shock, epilepsy, allergies.  

These courses are usually 1-2 days.  Face to face workshops only.  Online only first aid courses are not accepted.



Course Name

Training Provider

Worldwide Secondary Care (First Aid) Certificate Emergency First Response PADI Diving

Provide First Aid Certificate 
(Code  HLTAID003)

Any Registered Training Organisations

Red Cross
St John Ambulance
Surf Lifesaving 
Royal Lifesaving

Australia-Gold Coast, QLD Provide First Aid Certificate 
(Code  HLTAID003)
Steve Sharpe 
Ph: 07 5576 0513
Canada Standard First Aid & CPR Canadian Red Cross
Canada Wilderness and Remote First Aid Canadian Red Cross
Canada General First Aid including CPR Level C and AED St Johns Ambulance
Canada Workplace First Aid – CSST  St Johns Ambulance
Finland First Aid Course EA 1 ® (16 h) Finnish Red Cross
France Formation Premiers Secours En Equipe Niveau 1 (Pse1) Certificate Croix Blance Montepellier
France Sauveteur Secouriste du Travail - Formation Initiale Centre de Formation Prévention & Secourisme
Indonesia-Bali Surf Lifesaving Bronze Medallion Surf Lifesaving Kuta
Indonesia-Bali First Aid (Level 2) certificate International SOS
Ireland Emergency First Response Irish SUP / Paul Byrne
Ireland Practical First Aid Certificate Irish Red Cross
Ireland 1 Day Emergency First Aid First Aid for Everyone
Italy Bagnino di Salvataggio
Combined surf rescue/1st aid
Società Nazionale di Salvamento
Netherlands Basic Life Support EHBO bij Volwassenen
Phillipines Combined surf rescue / first aid. Zambales Lifesaving Certificate  Zambales Surf Lifesaving/ Philippines Coast Guard 
Philippines Basic Water Safety & Rescue Certificate Philippine National Red Cross
Portugal Cursos de Nadador Salvador (includes first aid) Marinha PT
Portugal Curso Europeu de Primeiros Socorros (CEPS) Esboço de curso    Red Cross
Portugal Cruz Vermelha Portuguese  
Portugal-Sagres Emergency First Response-Secondary Care PuraVida Divehouse & Camp
Portugal-Lagos Emergency First Response-Secondary Care Dive Time
Singapore Basic First Aid Singapore Emergency Responder Academy
Taiwan Standard First Aider Certificate Red Cross Society ROC
UK-England-Cornwall Surf Lifesaving GB Surf Coach Lifesaver Award (includes first aid) Raven Surf School
UK-England-Devon Surf Lifesaving GB Beach Lifeguard Certificate (includes First Aid)

Discovery Surf School

UK Advanced First Aid (REC Level 4) REC Rescue Emergency Care
UK Sports First Aid certificate St Johns Ambulance
UK Outdoor Emergency First Aid - 2 Days BASP UK
UK First Aid at Work British Red Cross
UK First Aid Certificate RYA
UK First Aid at Work Level 2 QCF (3 Days) The Health and Safety Group
USA Lifeguard Training (Includes First Aid) certificate American Red Cross
USA First Aid/CPR/AED certificate American Red Cross
USA Wilderness and Remote First Aid American Red Cross
USA Advanced Open Water Certificate (includes First Aid). International Surf Lifesaving Association
USA-Texas Heartsaver First Aid- Classroom The Expedition School
USA-Texas Red Cross Wilderness First Aid The Expedition School
USA-Texas Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certificate The Expedition School
USA-Texas American Heart Association CPR/AED Courses The Expedition School



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