HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid 

This course contains HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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About this Qualification

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

At AFS Training and Consultancy, we use the best practices from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILOCOR) and the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) guidelines. You will be able to help injured family members, friends, workmates, clients and/or other members of your community.

First Aid is any emergency care given to an injured or ill person before professional medical help arrive (paramedic, doctor, nurse).

Our main aim is to facilitate your learning in:

  • Preserve Life
  • Protect the Unconscious
  • Prevent the Condition Worsening
  • Promote Recovery
  • Seek Medical Assistance

Become a confident first aid expert in responding to an emergency situation, dealing with a wide variety of emergencies and applying appropriate first aid procedures based on the latest best practice from the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines (ARC).

A snapshot of what you will learn:

  • How to comprehensively assess a casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) operation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Anaphylaxis and Asthma management
  • Safety procedures
  • Stress management techniques and aftercare support for rescuers and others
  • First aid techniques for handling fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • Venomous bites, stings and poisons first aid

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 Included in your Certificate

  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Please note:  If you already have a First Aid certificate and are required to revise your CPR qualification every 12 months, please see our CPR only course

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 4 to 5 hours maximum) which is complimented by a 4-hour face to face practical assessment.

We have fantastic modern training facilities here at AFS Headquarters or we can come to you at your workplace to do group training.

Assessment Activities

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

Multiple Choice Assessment.

Course Completion

When you successfully complete your course – you will receive a certificate for the following unit:

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

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