Well, we came through it and delighted to say ready to go again.

First Aid for All is here for you.

Actions for Survival has once again come through a second lockdown and delivering both its traditional and First Aid For All courses. Courses are now back in full swing around the country although the familiar social distancing measures, hand cleansing and amended CPR practices are back in place. We look forward to seeing you once again on a course near you.

To find out more in call Larissa or Celeste on 0508 11 22 22 or click here.

Join us in making a difference

Who we are

Actions for Survival (AFS) was founded in 2004 with a core business offering quality, fun first aid training to New Zealanders across the country. Actions for Survival Training Limited (AFST) is registered and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) as a Private Training Establishment (PTE) and is a category one training provider. AFS is committed to making a difference in the community, raising awareness concerning first aid training and encouraging more people to obtain the skills associated.

We are also keen advocates of seeing more defibrillators becoming readily available and assisting the move towards more people having the chance to recover from sudden cardiac arrest. Whether first aid is needed at home, school or work and used on a family member, work colleague, friend or a complete stranger. Having the skills and more importantly, the confidence to manage a medical emergency is essential. As they say "actions speak louder than words".

AFS is now offering the opportunity to learn how to save a life through its new program. First Aid for All is a community-based project that's available to schools, churches, early childcare education centres and sports associations .

Thanks for dropping by

Welcome to our brand new website. We have developed it to coincide with the launch of our exciting new community initiative First Aid for All. 

As the saying goes "actions speak louder than words". AFS is now offering the opportunity to learn how to save a life through its new program. First Aid for All is a community-based project that's available to schools, churches, early childcare education centres and sports associations. 

You may find some of the links on the site to be empty at this stage please bear with us as the program which was launched on March 1st, 2019 grows so will our website. 

We invite you to have a look around. If you find you have questions that at this stage that the site is unable to answer please feel free to make contact via our contacts page link above. Watch this space as we begin to post more details of how you can join us in making a real difference to your community.


First Aid for All

Actions speak louder than words. Actions for Survival is offering a helping hand to get all New Zealanders first aid trained

Our services


Learn how to save a life and make a real difference.


Take your first responder skills to the next level and learn more about how to manage in a medical emergency


Our new community-based project designed for you

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Our team

Celeste von Allemann
Office Administrator Christchurch
Larissa Prescott
National Operations Manager

What the clients say

We had Bronwyn last time and had great feedback, this time I was actually on the first aid course myself and it was fantastic!  Hands down the best one I have ever been on.  So well delivered, hats off to Bronwyn to deliver such an intense serious subject so well and keep everyone interested and engaged.

Aspire Community Support Support Manager- Aspire Community Support

Bronwyn was brilliant. Warm engaging, caring, funny and careful with people around potential disturbing images and scenarios.

Knowledgeable and supportive, couldn’t have asked for more

Loved this training.

I feel so much more knowledgeable and have practiced skills that I can apply.

I feel more confident and less scared.

I had to leave previous first aid course I did years ago but Bronwyn was flipping brilliant, supportive to me and I stayed engaged throughout the course.

It has changed my attitude towards doing first aid courses. Thank you Bronwyn you’re a star. Would recommend this course hands down.

Manukau Youth Line Manukau Youth Line

With this training I can try save somebody’s life.

Auckland Co-Operative Taxi Society Limited Auckland Co-Operative Taxi Society Limited

Excellent work from both Deon and Nicki. Great to have learnt new skills, that will definitely help me in the future.


Te Wānanga o Aotearoa- Mangere Te Wānanga o Aotearoa- Mangere

Fantastic and straight to the point. Was very knowledgeable and content was easy to understand.

Kindercare Auckland Kindercare Auckland

Excellent in all areas, brought humour into the learning and made it a fun day even though it was 9 hours .

IDEA Hastings IDEA Hastings

Was very clear and easy to connect with. Kept the intense-ness light and funny

Waiuku College Waiuku College

Very committed to every aspect of the course. Very knowledgeable and communicates effectively.

Kindercare Christchurch Kindercare Christchurch

Steven was great. My team appreciated his relaxed but informed approach to first aid. We enjoyed the 2 days. Thanks Steven – Toll

Toll Toll

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