This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Previously known as Apply first aid or Senior first aid, this course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
- 1 Day (Flexible delivery format) or
- 2 Day (Theory and Practical completed in class format)
- Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
- CPR and AED
- Shock Management
- Airway Management – Asthma, Choking, Severe Allergic Reaction, Hyperventilation
- Cardiac Emergencies
- Seizures and Convulsions
- Bleeding and Wound Care
- Burns and Scalds
- Extremes of Heat and Cold
- Musculoskeletal Injuries
- Poisons and Toxic Substances
- Bites and Stings
- Abdominal injuries
There are currently no prerequisites.
Current industry standards state this course must be updated every 3 years with the CPR component being updated every 12 months.
Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies and a written quiz.
On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment;
- HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid
Training and Assessment delivered under the auspices and in partnership arrangement on behalf of Health Security & Education Pty Ltd RTO 40907