First Aid Services Licence - Victoria


You will need this licence if you intend to establish / operate commercial first aid services that will provide first aid in Victoria.

Commercial first aid services do not include:

  • a volunteer first aid association
  • a life saving club
  • Life Saving Victoria
  • an individual who is employed by an organisation to provide first aid to persons employed or engaged by that organisation in the course of the business carried on by the organisation
  • an individual who provides first aid in the course of their work at a hospital, medical clinic or allied health service
  • a medical clinic or allied health service
  • someone who encounters by chance a circumstance that appears to require the provision of first aid and who provides that first aid.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be a fit and proper person to operate a first aid service
  • have suitable equipment that will be used in the first aid service
  • demonstrate suitability of the clinical governance, management and staffing arrangements and the compliance of those arrangements with regulations and approved standards
  • demonstrate suitability of the arrangements for recording, monitoring and reviewing the clinical governance, management and staffing arrangements for the service
  • demonstrate that the arrangements for the care to be provided by the service to patients are such that the care will be safe and of an appropriate quality
  • provide a completed Schedule 3 – Application for a First Aid Service Licence
  • pay the prescribed fee.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees can be found in the attached resource.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Private Hospitals Branch

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.