First aid

Find out more about the first aid courses available at the University of Auckland.

Enrolment and cancellation details

To enrol

  1. To view course availability, visit Career Tools.
  2. In the search box in the top righthand corner enter the course title. 
  3. Find the session you would like to attend and click on the request button to register.

Note: If you are a UniServices or other affiliated staff member and cannot access Career Tools, please email

Specify the event you wish to enrol in, providing your full name, ID number and the event code.

To cancel

A cancellation fee for courses often applies. For details, please see our cancellation policy.

Certificate course

  • Two day course offers NZQA unit standards 6402, 6401, 6400.
  • Certificate is valid for two years.
  • Meets the University workplace first aid requirements.


  • Workplace first aiders who do not hold a valid first aid certificate.
  • Early Childhood Education services and kohanga reo (required for early childhood educators by the Ministry of Education).

Course number



  • Free for University designated first aiders.
  • $165 per person, all other staff.

Refresher course

  • For all staff members wanting to refresh their current, or recently expired, first aid certificate.
  • One-day course


Workplace first aiders whose current certificate is nearing expiry or is no more than three months over its expiry date.

A first aid certificate is valid for two years.

Note: You will not be eligible to attend this workshop if you do not fit the above criteria.

Course number



  • Free for University-designated firrst aiders.
  • $100 per person, all other staff.
  • Please provide cost codes on enrolment for this course.


New Zealand Red Cross

Document Control
Version: 1.0
Last Updated: Dec 2021
Next Review: Dec 2024
Approver: Associate Director, Health Safety & Wellbeing