This course intends to provide participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively respond to emergency situations by sustaining/restoring breathing and circulation to an adult, child or infant, and providing First Aid.
Upon completion, it is expected that participants should be able to:
- Respond to life threatening emergency situations
- Call for medical assistance and provide effective first aid management before the arrival of ambulance or other assistance
- Perform effective resuscitation
- Look after an unconscious victim
- Apply appropriate first aid procedures
- Communicate details of incident
Be at least 14 years of age or older (students under 14 years must provide written permission to attend the course from their parent or guardian); and
Have at least a year 8 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills.
Upon enrolment, participants will be provided an online login to complete theory assessment. Practical assessment will then be assessed at a one (1) day face-to face classroom session.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Statement of Attainment in the above-mentioned units of competency.
Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of practical assessment tasks which will include online questions.
HOW TO APPLY
Group bookings only, please call CSTC on 07 3373 8888 for a quote.
First Aid is current for three (3) years also including a 12 month CPR component. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommend that CPR is renewed every 12 months.