About this course
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a person suffering a sudden illness or injury. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses and includes initial intervention in a casualty with a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing CPR while awaiting an ambulance, as well as responding to other conditions such as asthma, anaphylaxis, burns, bleeding, sprains, and strains.
The Provide First Aid course is the minimum requirement for workplace First Aid compliance. This unit is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines and applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Previously known as Senior First Aid, Workplace Level 2, and Apply First Aid. Includes CPR.
On successful completion students will be awarded the following unit of competency:
- HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
- HLTAID011 Provide first aid
It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years, with the additional requirement of updating the CPR component every 12 months.
1 hour face-to-face practical assessment session in a classroom environment with the addition of online self-paced learning.
This delivery mode allows you to complete all learning components of the course online via self-paced learning and must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face practical session. You will need access to a reliable computer, tablet, or phone with internet access in order to complete the e-learning modules.
During the face-to-face practical assessment session, you will be assessed in the required skills of the course. There is a small amount of time allocated to clarify information, however, overall you should arrive prepared to perform the skills.