HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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About this Qualification

​This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Please note: This course is for CPR only.  If you would like a full certificate in First Aid, which also has this CPR qualification built-in, please see our course HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

Every Second Counts in an emergency, particularly when an individual collapses from a suspected cardiac arrest! At AFS Training and Consultancy, we will equip you with state-of-the-art lifesaving skills to act quickly and deal with this life-threatening situation, using best practices by the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

Become well equipped in effective CPR techniques under the guidance of expert trainers and the step-by-step approach of resuscitation.

  • Learn quick decision-making skills in cardiac emergency situations.
  • Learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  • Be ready to hand over critical information and incident details to emergency services when help arrives.
  • Learn stress management techniques and aftercare support for rescuers and others.

Pre-Course Requirements

As per the Australian Skills Quality Authority, it is mandatory that all individuals must be able to perform two full minutes of uninterrupted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) compressions on a manikin placed on the floor – to be deemed competent.

You need full access to internet–enabled devices for our online studies.

Entry Requirements

You will need to complete an online pre-course workbook and assessment before attending one of our practical sessions.

If you are unable to meet the full requirements of HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation unit of competency, we are unable to award you with your Statement of Attainment.

We will however award you with a Statement of Attendance and transcript of any skills and knowledge you are successful in achieving.

Units of Competency

HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 

Please contact us with any questions and one of our AFS team will be happy to assist you with your enrolment questions.


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Delivery & Duration

State of the art online learning (which should take an individual approximately 1.5 hours) which is complimented by a 2-hour face to face practical assessment.

We have fantastic modern training facilities and current industry registered nurse experts here at AFS Headquarters.

If you need group training we can come to you at your workplace.

Assessment Activities

Practical simulated real-life scenarios using adult and infant manikins.

Multiple Choice Assessment.

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