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About Us

We believe that everyone should have a simple working knowledge of First Aid

What would you do if someone you know were to have an accident or suffer a medical emergency?

What if you saw an accident or medical emergency on the road or at work? Would you be able to help?

MediTrain provides a comprehensive range of First Aid training courses from Basic Life Support (CPR) to Workplace First Aid, Childcare First Aid to Advanced Training for Health Care Professionals. We also provide Pre-Hospital Emergency Care courses and on site incident/accident assessment, prevention & debriefing services.

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What You Get With Us

  • Quality and up-to-date materials.
  • MediTrain Instructors that have real life experience from working in the emergency services field.
  • Practical experience on the manikins makes YOU feel competent and confident.
  • A guarantee that learning First Aid will be a relaxed and enjoyable experience.
  • A well presented first aid course that aims to take the fear out of a topic that can be daunting.
  • Accident prevention that applies in all aspects of life.

We are affiliated with First Aid Solutions and out team is based at our office in Green Island.

You can find us there, or at one of our many public courses around Otago, Central Otago and Southland. We also offer onsite courses, let us know where and when and we are more than happy to make it work.

We offer Comprehensive Workplace First Aid courses in 1 day class time instead of 2, as well as refresher courses in 4 hours of class time. This is more cost effective for employers and can help to limit the information overload.

Our wide range of courses and the diverse background of our instructors allows us the freedom to adapt our training scenarios to be as contextual as possible. This means we can tailor the material and generate group discussions in the hope that the information will stick with you.

If you have specific requirements - contact us to discuss tailoring a course to meet your needs.

We are also accredited with the New Zealand Dental Association.

Meet Our Team

Otago / Central Otago Instructors Manager

Julie Walker
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Office Manager

Samara Scott
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Sales Manager 

First Aid Restocking & Supplies

Kim Gray
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Julie Walker

Julie has had 15 years experience in the first aid industry and holds her New Zealand Certificate in Emergency Care, NZRC level 5, PHEC & outdoors first aid certificates. She has a vast knowledge of the ins and outs of first aid from teaching to everything you need to know about your workplaces first aid requirements.

Ian Richardson

Ian started with St John as a youth member which expanded to a 22 year involvement with St john.Currently Ian is Phec qualificatied, a certificate in adult training and certified IV train the trainer qualification. He has spent the last 15 years in a safety management role ( 8 part time - 7 full time).

Nick Hooper

Nick was part of St John Youth for many years, competing in many youth competiotions. Then he prgressed to working on the ambulance as 2nd crew in a rural area. He is also a qualified electrician. This year Nick has gone back to study, focussing on health science pathway subjects.

Lydia Ford

Lydia spent many year in St John youth cadets, and has grown up with first aid being a part of her life. She graduated in 2022 with a bachelor of teaching. She is full of energy and has been a great addition to our team. In 2023 she is relief teaching in many primary schools around Dunedin and when she is not doing that she is teaching first aid with us. 

Friedlieb Lorenz

Friedlieb (or Fred as we call him), was a paramedic in his home country Germany. Here in NZ he works as a medical physicist at the DHB.  He has an extensive knowledge of emergency services and first aid. And his quite nature makes him easy to approach for questions. His students have been enjoying his style of teaching.

Jane Mackie

Jane was a St John ambulance officer in New Zealand and in Australia. She has come back to NZ to look after her parents and has taken up an instructors position.  Jane is outgoing and bubbly and has a great skill set which has been an amazing addition to our team.