First Aid Courses

First Aid skills are key life and work skills that are transferable across a range of career pathways.

Whenua Iti Outdoors provides a range of First Aid courses for secondary school students to suit varying needs. The courses include NCEA assessments and are particularly suitable for students enrolled on the Gateway programme or any work-place related option. 

A current First Aid qualification can be a pre-employment and tertiary training requirement.

Course Outline & Assessments:

Course outline including academic learning objectives – First Aid Course

6402 – Provide basic life support (Level 1 | 1 credit)

6401 – Provide first aid (Level 2 | 1 credit)

6400 – Manage first aid in an emergency situation (Level 3 | 2 credits)

424 – Assess and manage an emergency care situation during an outdoor activity (Level 3 | 5 credits)

Group booking required with a minimum of 6 participants.

Further resources

| Booking Enquiry Form | Fill this out if you are interested in making a booking!

| Secondary School Programmes | Download our brochure

Key Components:

  • Adventure

Open to:

Year 11 - 13 Students

NCEA Level:
Level 1, 2 and 3 assessments available*


Single to multi-day options


To be negotiated


Whenua Iti Outdoors and approved outdoor locations


Costs vary. Please enquire for a specific quote:


To be negotiated


Individual assessments have pre-requisites and must be completed in order.

6402: no pre-requisite

6401: pre-requisite – 6402

6400:  pre-requisite – 6401

424: pre-requisite – 6400


Qualified Instructors

You're in safe hands. Our friendly & highly professional instructors are all industry qualified for a wide range of activities.


NZQA Qualified and NCEA Aligned

We are NZQA accredited, can offer NCEA Level 1-3 assessments and all programmes align with the NZ Curriculum key competencies.


Safety Accredited

We put safety first. We are a registered provider of Adventure Activities with Worksafe NZ, and are Safety audit certified with OutdoorsMark.

Other programmes at whenua iti outdoors

powelliphanta shell

MEA – Mini Environmental Adventure

Designed for younger adventurers, the Mini Environmental Adventure Programme builds on students environmental understanding by experiencing the natural world through exploration and play. Programme Overview Students will look at living…

Find Out More...

Junior Journey

Let your tamariki go on a Journey of discovery, to explore the outdoors and discover their potential. The Junior Journey heads to the outdoor sweet spots of our region, designed…

Find Out More...

Leadership Exploration

This course is for Year 8 students with a focus on developing students’ independence and leadership skills. Growing young leaders at Whenua Iti Outdoors centres around a relationship-based kaupapa to…

Find Out More...

Find out more about Whenua Iti Outdoors and how we can tailor an experience to suite your group