Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The First Aid Training and Certification industry has benefited from mostly positive conditions over the past five years. While many downstream markets have been affected by turbulent conditions, the industry has held firm. The diversity of the industry's client base has allowed it a degree of protection against downstream fluctuations, as have regulatory requirements imposed by the Federal Government. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2012-13, to total $361.8 million. The Australian economy is in the midst of an upturn, with business and consumer confidence recovering. A scare from the forecast impending collapse of the burgeoning resource sector has lessened as resource prices return to parity... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The spread of business locations and number of certificates issued are dependent on population, economic activity and specialised state initiatives. The spread of first aid training certificates is primarily dependent on population and economic activity, with the areas of greater population generally having a higher percentage of certificates issued. As businesses are the largest users of first aid training services, providers tend to be located in accordance with the spread of corporate businesses. The high economic values of Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria are evident in the distribution of service providers.
The distribution of certificates issued also depends on various initiatives implemented in different states... purchase to read more