Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you approved by the Australian Resuscitation Council to deliver Advanced Life Support Level (ALS) courses ?


We are approved by the Australian Resuscitation Council to deliver Advanced Life Support Level 1 and Level 2 courses.

Do ALS courses give CPD proints

Yes, ALS courses provide CPD points for a number of bodies. More information can be found here Continual Professional Development

How long is the ALS course valid for?

ALS Level 1 and Level 2 are valid for 4 years on successful completion.

How much does the ALS course cost?

Pricing for 2017 courses:
ALS1 = $595.00
ALS2 = $1,595.00
ALS2 Refresher = $1,195.00

When is the next course?

Please visit Advanced Life Support for the most up to date course times and availabilities.

The course is listed as full online, can you try fit me in?

If a course is full (it will state this on the website) and you wish to be put on a waiting list, please e-mail

Waiting List Request with your preferred course, location and contact number. There are no guarantees of a place and we highly recommend booking into the next available course. We will contact you should a spot become available.

How long do the courses go for?

ALS1 = one day; 8.00am – 4pm
ALS2 = two days; 8.00am – 6pm
ALS2 Refresher = one day; 8.00am – 6pm

Can I enrol and pay later?

Unfortunately, your place will not be reserved until full payment is made. All enrolments and payments must be done through the Advanced Life Support website.

When will I get my manual (course pre-reading)?

Course manuals are posted within two business days of receiving enrolment and payment.

I booked online and haven’t received a confirmation, has my booking gone through?

Enrolments will be processed within two business days and you will receive a copy of your invoice via email.

Where are the courses held?

Our regular courses are held at:

Canberra – PARASOL Office, Fyshwick
Sydney – PARASOL Office, Rydalmere
Melbourne – PARASOL Office, Preston
Perth – Rendezvous Hotel, Scarbourgh
Brisbane – Quest Breakfast Creek, Brisbane City

We run additional courses on demand in many locations.

How do I claim my CPD points?

To claim CPD points for RACGP, please visit RACGP Upload Request. If you are a member of a different college, please contact them directly to claim your CPD points.


I can no longer attend my course date, may I transfer dates or receive a refund?

Transfers and refunds can be made outside 28 days from your course date. All transfers and refunds will incur a fee (ALS1 – $100; ALS2 – $150, ALS 2 Refresher – $150) to cover the cost of the manual, postage and administration.

Once you are within 28 days of your course date, no further changes can be made to your booking.

Questions regarding course content, testing format, which course to do?

Please visit the Australian Resuscitation Council website. They are the governing body for ALS courses.