Provide CPR

HLTAID001 Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

(this unit was formerly HLTCPR201A, HLTCPR201B, HLTCPR211A)


HLTAID001 Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.


Mackay QLD


2.5 hours face-to-face delivery. No pre-course work required.

$70.00 GST free per participant

Payment method:
Payment can be made by cash, with tax invoice issued on the day.
If payment is made by an employer or company an invoice will be sent after the course for payment

How to Book:
You can book on-line 24 hrs a day by selecting here, or call us (8.30am – 7.00pm Mon-Fri) on 0429230714

Delivery method:
Classroom Face to Face

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirements:
Participants will require suitable LLN skills to complete the following tasks/skills:

• Read information from a PowerPoint and whiteboard
• Listen and understand verbal information delivered by an English-speaking trainer
• Complete written incident reports forms in English
• Read and answer a multiple-choice question paper
• Read and answer a short-written answer test
• Listen to instructions of an Automated External Defibrillator where prompts are delivered in English

There is no prior learning required for the full course. It is recommended that candidates are 14 in the calendar year they attempt the course. Candidates must also be able to perform CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Assessment procedure:
Assessment is at the end of the course to show the instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation.

This will consist of a theory assessment and practical demonstrations.

Requirements for Completion:
100% attendance and participation.

At the successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a statement of attainment valid for 12 months. Please note that the CPR component should be updated annually.
Certificate will be emailed to the student the evening of the course.

Topics covered:
• State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
• ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR
• safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
• infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
• requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
• Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:
• awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
• duty of care requirements
• respectful behaviour towards a casualty
• own skills and limitations
• consent
• privacy and confidentiality requirements
• importance of debriefing
• Considerations when providing CPR, including:
• airway obstruction due to body position
• appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
• appropriate use of an AED
• chain of survival
• standard precautions
• Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
• how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
• chest
• response/consciousness
• upper airway and effect of positional change