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Remote First Aid Course

Course Description

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.

Unit of Competency

  • HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

Course Outline

  • Anatomy
  • ARC Guidelines for the provision of First Aid
  • Principles and concepts for practising emergency aid
  • Procedures for dealing with major and minor injuries and illnesses
  • Priorities of management when dealing with life threatening conditions
  • Basic Work Health & Safety requirements
  • Infection control principles
  • Chain of survival
  • Skills and limitations of First Aiders
  • First response management of common conditions
  • Stress management facilitators and how they can be assessed
  • Casualty assessments and decision making

Mode of Delivery

This course will be delivered via face to face or can be delivered as a blend of self-paced online and face-to-face facilitation.

For group bookings, we can provide this training at one of our leading training facilities or at your site as required, simply click “Get a Quote” to find out more and arrange suitable dates.



This course is scheduled for:

2-3 day of face-to-face learning and assessment

Pre-Requisite and Entry Requirements

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).


  • $575 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.