Remote First Aid

This program provides the knowledge and skills required to provide first aid to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation.  It also includes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only.

Duration:

  • 2-3 days

Units of Competency:

  • HLTAID005 - Provide first aid in remote situations
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.