This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support. Once completed, participants will obtain a First Aid certificate that is valid for three years. The Provide First Aid course is nationally recognised WorkCover approved training.Course Content
- Legal Issues and Infection control
- DRSABCD action plan
- The principles of first aid and its applications
- Recognition and management of emergency situations
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation
- Treatment of shock, infection, fractures, bleeding and burns
- Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
- Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
- Management of common medical emergencies
- Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings
This course is assessed through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.
Minimum age requirement for this unit of competency is 14 years old on the date of the training.
*Please note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.Accreditation
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised WorkCover approved the statement of attainment for the following unit of competence:
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
*Note: This unit of competency incorporates the content of HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)Validity
Three (3) years from date of course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that the CPR component of this course be updated every 12 months
NOTE: Australia Lifesaver Training is not a registered CRICOS provider (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students) and as such it is a breach of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act) for Australian Lifesaver Training to deliver courses to an overseas student on a student visa (temporary graduate visa subclass 500 and 485).
Cancellation Policy An application for refund of course fees must be made in writing to Australian Lifesaver Training. Where cancellation is made less than five (10) working days prior to the commencement of a course, 50% of the course fees will be charged. Participants who leave before finishing the course or do not commence their course without submitting a written refund request will be charged the full course fees.