Tourism and Hospitality

SISSS00126 Wilderness First Aid

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A five-day nationally recognised course for adventure tour guides, outdoor recreation leaders and remote area workers. It focusses on giving learners a set of skills to coordinate emergency response and to provide first aid to casualties in a remote area over an extended period of time until medical assistance is provided or evacuation occurs.

Location, dates and times

SISSS00126 Wilderness First Aid
5 days – 8.45am to 5.30pm  (Minimum No. is 12)

South:  The Lea Scout Centre, Gilwell Drive, Kingston

  • 20 – 24 April 2020
  • 21 – 25 September 2020
  • 23 – 27 November 2020

North:  Hollybank Forest Reserve

  • 4 – 8 May 2020

To place your name on the waiting list call 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • Demonstration of skills in practical activities
  • Demonstration of skills in emergency scenarios
  • Verbal and written questions

Fees and Payments

  • Full Fee:   To be advised
  • Concession Fee:   To be advised

For further fee and payment information visit the fees and payment page.

Essential Requirements

Applicants must have attained the unit HLTAID003 Provide first aid within the last three years.  Evidence must be provided at enrolment.

Work Placements, Licensing and Other Requirements

Your WFA certification should be renewed within three years.


A Statement of Attainment for the units successfully completed.

The course will deliver and assess the following nationally recognised units of competence.



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