First Aid

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NOTE: Current Course Code: HLTAID003 supersedes and replaces previous course codes of HLTAID003, HLTFA311A

Course Outline

The First Aid Course course covers the required skills and knowledge in order to be able to respond and provide first aid to a casualty as per the guidelines for first aid that are set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

The course applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

This program is delivered as either an Initial or Refresher course depending on the participants’ currency levels and prior First Aid certification history.

Entry Requirements

  • Basic verbal and written English communication skills sufficient to read material and understand instruction.
  • A Unique Student Identifier number (USI)- if you don’t have one go to- usi.gov.au
  • Provide photo identification.
  • Wear closed in shoes.
  • Sun protection is also recommended (hat, long-sleeved shirt and pants).
  • Pass a language, literacy, and numeracy assessment (LLN) if applicable.

A pre-requisite of the course for learners commencing the LVR course as outlined in the unit of competency is certification in CPR.

Additionally due to the physical nature of the unit of competency learners must have the physical capacity to be able to rescue/ drag another human to safety and as CPR is a prereq the learner must be able to also complete 2 minutes of continuous CPR positioned on the floor.

Course Details

How long will the training take (Duration)

The First Aid course has training and assessment that is competency-based so the time of the course is dependent on a learner’s previous experience, capabilities, and abilities.

The typical duration of this full First Aid course for someone who had no previous experience is approx 1 day, depending on the learners’ experience and ability.

A shorter First aid refresher course is also available for those that have completed the course before and just require a refresher. Click here to check out that info.

How is the Training Delivered ( Delivery Modes)

FULL COURSE TRAINING – Practical and theory training based on theoretical concepts and set tasks that need to be completed to achieve the level of competency for CPR. The learner is then given a theory and a practical assessment. Designed for all types of learners giving them access to the knowledge and skills required to be competent in the practical skills and knowledge of completing CPR in a very focused one-on-one or small group environment.

Step 1 – Completion of theory training and assessment.
Step 2 – Learner completes practical training and assessment.
Step 3 – Upon successful completion of the course and full payment learner is issued a Statement of attainment.

Please note: A proof of training card can be issued for an additional cost.

What will you learn? (Overview)

The CPR Course covers:

  • Respond to an emergency situation.
  • Perform CPR procedures.
  • Communicate details of the incident.
  • Review the incident.

Yow will learn:

  • Assess for danger and respond
  • Apply skills and knowledge to performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Report and evaluate on the incident

For more specific course information please contact us or go to https://training.gov.au.

Course Outcome

To complete the course, students must successfully complete all assessments which are aligned with the national unit of competency.

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (SOA).

Your StatementRefresher training in CPR should be carried out annually as stipulated in Safework Australia’s First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice, however, specific Service Industry network providers may request more stringent refresher training requirements – eg. on a six-monthly basis to retain your currency.

FAQs

How long will training take?

Typically the training and assessment is competency-based and is a 1-day course. Please Note-Total time is dependent on the competency of each individual.

How is the training delivered?

Training and assessment are both practical and theory-based delivery.

How long does your confined space ticket/SOA last for?

Industry generally reccomends that your Confines Space ticket or SOA is refreshed every 2 years to remain current.

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