Provide First Aid

This program provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response, life support and management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. It also includes the skills and knowledge required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in an emergency in line with ANZCOR Guidelines as endorsed by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

Duration:

  • 1 day (8 hours face to face)

Units of Competency:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
NOTE: Although this program is highly practical, persons must demonstrate basic literacy and numeracy skills to accurately gather and convey incident information including completing casualty assessment cards.

Persons are required to be physically capable of performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor to be assessed in this unit of competency.