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First Aid

First Aid Training

Why choose this course?

First Aid training is recommended for anyone wanting to acquire or update their skills and knowledge via a comprehensive learning program.

Successful completion will provide the participant with a certificate valid for 3 years.

National Course Code

The content of this course covers the following codes:

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

(previously known as Senior First Aid)

Competency is assessed via:

  • pre-reading
  • written answers to quiz questions
  • assessment questions
  • active participation
  • CPR and First aid practical assessment

Contact our training team for more information.

Or Call:  02 4934 9999

Provide First Aid HLTAID003 – Full or Refresher

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings covering the knowledge and skills to provide first aid response, life support, management of the casualty(s) and resuscitation.

Delivery Options

Students are to complete pre course theory via self-paced learning using either our on-line course or we can send out a workbook and manual. This takes on average 2 hours to complete, with some people taking much more. (There is no time limit)

Upon completion of the theory students are required to attend 8 hours of face to face workshop.

Refresher

A refresher course is available for students who hold a current Provide First Aid certificate (or equivalent), in which case there is no pre course theory to complete. Students just attend the 8 hours of face to face workshop.

Course Content 

  • The principals of first aid
  • Basic WH&S requirements
  • Infection control
  • The Chain of Survival
  • First aider’s skills & limitations
  • Understanding the use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reactions
  • Bleeding & Burns
  • Cardiac arrest & chest pain
  • Casualty with NO signs of life
  • Chest pain
  • Choking & airway obstructions
  • Injuries to the body
  • Bites and stings
  • Environmental injuries
  • Medical conditions
  • Near drowning
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress
  • Seizures, shock & stroke
  • Substance misuse
  • Stress management techniques
  • Social and legal issues
  • Communicating details of the incident and handover
  • Evaluation of performance

Does the program have any prerequisites?

There is approximately  2 hours (depending on how fast you complete it) compulsory online reading and a series of quiz and assessment questions to be answered prior to attending the course.

The requirement to have completed the prerequisite work prior to face to face training is mandatory and strictly enforced.

Prerequisites 

Participants must be 14 years or older.