This course provides you with the knowledge and training to provide first aid care including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on adults and children when they are ill or injured.
It gives you the skills to take control and provide immeadiate help to a patient until the paramedics arrive.
You will learn how to manage a cardiac arrest, do CPR at the correct rate, use the bag and mask to breath for the patient, use the AED and treat a number of conditions including:
- snake and spider bite
- fractures, sprains and strains
- triage for multi casulty incidents
- head, neck and spinal injuries
- seizures - including epilepsy
You will learn how to assess vital signs including respirations, pulse and temperature
You will also participate in a post-incident debrief and provide written workplace reports and a verbal report to the paramedics.
This will ensure you can provide the patient with the best oppertunity to survive.
You can use these skills in your workplace, the home or in community settings.
This certification remains current for 3 years, you will need to complete refresher training every 3 years.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
- HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
- HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
Initial Course Information
- Mixed Mode - Completion of pre-course workbook plus 7 hours practical training
- Face to face - Minimum of 12 hours face to face training
- Prerequisites: None