CPR Courses

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NOTE: Current Course Code: HLTAID009 supersedes and replaces previous course codes of HLTAID001

CPR Courses Outline

The Provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) program covers the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

This unit of competency applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

This program is delivered as either an Initial or Refresher Delivery subject to the participants’ currency levels and prior CPR 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.

There are no mandatory requirements for students commencing the CPR course however due to the physical nature of the unit of competency learners must have the physical capacity to be able to perform CPR for 2 minutes continuously positioned on the floor.

Course Details

How long will the training take (Duration)

The CPR 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 CPR course for someone who had no previous experience is approx 4 hours, depending on the learners’ experience and ability.

A shorter LVR/ CPR 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.


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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