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Tilt Head, Life-saving and rescue method


Occupational First Aid

Skill Set 


Quick Overview

Duration                   8 -24hrs

Certificate                Valid for 3 years

Prerequisites           min. age 14yrs

Cost                            $500

Course Overview

Lifesaving first aid interventions require instruction and practical training.  Especially when it relates to potentially fatal illnesses and

injuries such as those that involve cardiac arrest, severe bleeding, multiple casualty incidents etc. These situations carry a risk of

further injury to the casualty and the first aider and it is imperative that training occurs to be able to know what to do and be

prepared for a real-life incident.


This course is appropriate for people who are either employed in, or intending to become employed in, nominated occupational first aider

roles. It is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory

Authority requirements, safe work practices, and first aid code of practice. 


The course provides simulated real-life scenarios for a set of skills to provide advanced first aid, oxygen therapy, advanced resuscitation,

ongoing monitoring and care after treatment, handover of the casualty to emergency services and incident debriefing or evaluation to

improve future operations, address individual needs recognising psychological impacts and seeking help as required.

Participants learn to develop and maintain first aid action plans in consultation with relevant parties, undertake a risk assessment to

establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, follow manufacturer’s instructions and

complete documentation including checklists for stocking and maintaining equipment such as resuscitation and oxygen equipment and

first aid kits.

Units Delivered:

The following units will be included in your certificate:

HLTSS00068 - Occupational First Aid Skill Set

HLTAID014 - Provide Advanced First Aid

HLTAID016 - Manage first aid services and resources

HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

HLTAID015 - Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support

Course Duration:

  • Full face to face – 24 hours (minimum) face to face course – with the addition of 2 hours self-paced learning to be completed

prior to attending the face to face course.

  • Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled 8hrs face to face practical assessment.

Entry Requirements

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor

and performing rescue breathing techniques on manikins.

Online study:  Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to

complete the online/ pre-course studies.

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.  These are detailed in the

sections following.​

Assessment Activities

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. single and two-rescuer CPR, using a bag-valve-mask, select and insert an appropriate airway adjunct,

manage oxygen equipment and use an AED to deliver at least one shock) 

  • Place a casualty into the recovery position

  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on a simulated first aid scenario

  • Perform CPR on an infant

  • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis

  • Manage a casualty with asthma

  • Manage a choking casualty

  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning

  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed

  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation

  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain

  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)

  • Coordinate a multiple casualty incident

  • Manage a casualty with a life-threatening bleed and provide oxygen

  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on the life-threatening bleed scenario

  • Maintain resuscitation equipment

  • Conduct a workplace risk assessment

  • Develop a first aid response plan including strategies for management of incidents

  • Use a first-aid checklist to service a workplace first aid kit for supplies’ replacement and equipment maintenance

Theory assessment: A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. 

For further information please refer to our student handbook

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Please refer to our refund and cancellation policy.  

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