Challenging Pursuits

Challenging Pursuits has been established since 1986 to provide quality and professional instruction in emergency care, first aid, bushwalking, swimming / lifesaving, and rescue training for those engaged in the outdoor, fitness and recreational field. In 1990, it expanded its services to cater for changes in industry standards and the needs of the general community.  This has resulted in the delivery of a range of courses that have been developed to meet the specific workplace and recreational needs.

Challenging Pursuits offers both nationally recognized and non certificate courses in First Aid, Paramedical Sciences, emergency care, and various outdoor adventure activities along with  Swimming and Life Saving through Life Saving Victoria. Courses can be tailored to suit unique user needs. Many of the courses conducted by Challenging Pursuits are under-taken in an outdoor environment further providing realism to the instruction being offered to enhance student performance in providing emergency response.

Challenging Pursuits offers a full range of first aid courses ranging from Basic Life Support, to Advanced First Aid. Remote Area Emergency Care is a specialist area provided by Challenging Pursuits which provide not only the appropriate first aid training but incorporate bushcraft, alpine and bush survival skills appropriate these environments. Courses have been specifically designed and structured based on current Australian Resuscitation Council Standards to provide participants with the necessary skills to treat the sick or injured in any first aid emergency.