HLTAID011

Provide first aid

 

Quick Overview

Duration                   2-7.5hrs

Certificate                Valid for 3 years

Prerequisites           min. age 14yrs

Cost                            $110

Course Overview

This first aid course will allow you to develop skills and knowledge and most importantly, confidence, to provide first aid treatment to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury.  You will develop the skills to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and promote recovery.  It includes initial intervention in a casualty with a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing CPR while awaiting an ambulance, as well as the complete treatment of other less serious conditions, such as applying water for burns, or assisting someone choking. 

 

Providing effective, lifesaving first aid interventions requires instruction and practical training.  This is especially true where it relates to potentially fatal illnesses and injuries, such as those that require cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or involve severe bleeding. These procedures carry a risk of further injury to the casualty and the first aider.  As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with an actual real-life situation.  

The course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and applies to all workers or members of the community who may be required to provide CPR in the event of an emergency.  

This first aid course is essential for everyday life events, allowing you to provide immediate and effective first aid to workers or others who have been injured or become ill at the workplace or at home.   

Course Duration:

  • Blended delivery – 6 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 120 minutes 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.

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

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:  

  • Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:

    • Perform CPR on an infant

    • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)

    • Choking with airway obstruction

    • Unconscious casualty

    • Bleeding and shock

    • Snake or funnel web spider bite

    • Sprains and fractures

  • Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:

    • Perform CPR on an adult 

    • Breathing difficulties – Asthma 

  • Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

For further information please refer to our student handbook

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Please refer to our refund and cancellation policy.