Welcome to the National Institute of First Aid Trainers
The National Institute of First Aid Trainers (NIFAT) was established to be a leading information and professional development group for first aid educators and providers in Australia. With a firm belief in continuing education and effective communication, NIFAT is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities to first aid educators nationally. Please take time to read our about us page to gain a full understanding of our role within the first aid training industry.
Become a member, get involved, up skill and network with other educators and providers.
What we do
– Distribute information and resources to the first aid training industry by means of social media, membership, and our national conference.
– Seek advice from peak clinical bodies, VET sector agencies and our panel of industry experts on training queries raised by members.
– Utilise the hundreds of years of experience held by our members to provide feedback to industry skills councils and influential organisations relevant to first aid training to facilitate constructive industry consultation and continuous improvement.
– Provide educators with professional development opportunities for continued educational growth.
– Organise the largest national conference of first aid professionals annually.
– Provide the opportunity to share information on new products and initiatives from national and international suppliers.
– Maintain our on-line directory for members to access services from a range of organisations.
– Provide links to external organisations relevant to the first aid training industry.
– Promote the sharing of information and opportunity for benchmarking with other providers.
– Provide businesses relevant to the industry to advertise products and services to our members.
What we don’t do
– Undertake any clinical research on resuscitation or first aid techniques.
– Have any agreement with peak clinical bodies, councils, organisations or associations.
– Receive the endorsement of any peak clinical body, council, organisation, company or association unless specifically stated.
– Create policies or guidelines on training or clinical matters.
– Have any authority within the Australian VET sector.
– Provide definitive advice on regulatory issues.
– Issue Statements of Attainment for any training unless in a partnership agreement with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)