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Advanced First Aid & Resuscitation Course

Course Description

This program provides the knowledge and skills for the provision of advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance, and provision of support to other providers.

This program is delivered in accordance with ANZCOR Guidelines, as endorsed by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

Units of Competency

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid
  • HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

Course Outline

  • First aid overview
  • Advanced resuscitation
  • Oxygen therapy and resuscitation
  • Oropharyngeal (OP) airways
  • Airway suction
  • Advanced airway management
  • Defibrillator usage
  • Spinal collars and spine boards
  • Eye injuries, head injuries, abdominal injuries
  • Blood pressure and vital signs
  • Recording patient care
  • Remote first aid
  • Occupational illnesses
  • Medications and pharmacology
  • Confined spaces and workplace hazards
  • Psychological emergencies

Mode of Delivery

This course will be delivered via face to face at one of our leading facilities.

For group bookings we can deliver this course at your location (click “Get a Quote” to find out more).


This course is scheduled for:

2 days of face-to-face learning and assessment

Pre-Requisite and Entry Requirements

The unit of competency HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy holds the below pre-requisite:

  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

This unit is covered within the program and is trained and assessed prior to HLTAID015.

Students holding a previous certification for the unit of competency and are seeking recognition must supply their credential at the time of enrolment.

Students must have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) to interpret and apply relevant information to commence learning in this program. An LLN assessment may be conducted upon receipt of enrolment application to ensure each student has the appropriate level of skills required to undertake this course.


Students who successfully complete this course and demonstrate competence will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The certification will be issued by Risk Response and Rescue (RTO 90774).


  • $490 per person for public courses
  • For group bookings please click “Get a Quote” to find out more or Contact Us.

Course Inclusions

All course materials, handouts and personal protective equipment will be provided.

Student Requirements

Students must be physically capable of performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

Students must wear appropriate clothing and footwear when attending face-to-face sessions.

Refer to the Participant Information Handbook for information about our policies and procedures.

Additional Information

CPR training must be updated every 12 months.

First Aid training must be updated every 3 years.

*Learning and assessment hours will vary depending on your existing skills, underpinning knowledge and prior experience and your commitment to your learning and practical application of activities.