This program provides the skills and knowledge required to provide basic life support until the arrival of medical or other assistance. It focuses on the providing participants with the competency and confidence to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and operate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in an emergency in line with the ANZCOR Guidelines as endorsed by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).
Duration: 3 Hours
Time: 8am - 11am (3 hours)
Units of Competency: HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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.