Units of Competency on Certificate
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
In a relaxed and enjoyable environment this unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.
Incorporating the content of units HLTAID011 Provide First Aid, HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support.
First Aid Advantage - Registered Training Organisation RTO code: 45751
- Face-to-face training
- Course learner guide provided on enrolment
- Nationally accredited certificate on successful completion
- Online Booking and payment available
On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.
7 hours (One day)
Normally 8 am to 2.30 pm
Three (3) years from date of issue.
CPR unit requires refresher training every 12 months.
Our student management system will remind you when your units of competency’s are due to be refreshed.
$180.00 per participant. GST Free
Group bookings (min of 10 persons per unit of competency) please email or speak to one team to discuss group costing.
48 Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour
How to book
Firstaid Advantage Website
How to make payment
When you enrol online you will be given options to pay as below.
Company bookings: You can pay by Visa or Mastercard or supply PO number
Invoice after the course for EFT or credit card payment.
For individuals: You will be given the option to pay by Visa or Mastercard or cash on the day with tax invoice issued.
There are no pre-requisites for this course; however, it is recommended participants have sufficient English language and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the training.
Participants will also be required to undertake practical training and assessments. This includes demonstrating CPR on a manikin (placed on the floor) for a period of two minutes. If you have a current injury poor mobility or please discuss this prior to enrolling.
Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian. Consent form
Enrolments for participants under of the age of 14 not excepted for this course.
Requirements for Successful Completion
Participants are required to attend 100% of this first aid training, and successfully demonstrate competence in all assessment activities.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirements
Participants will need suitable LLN skills to complete the following tasks/skills:
- Read information from a PowerPoint and whiteboard
- Listen and understand verbal information by an English-speaking trainer
- Complete written incident report forms in English
- Read and answer a multiple-choice & short-written question paper
- Listen to instructions of an Automated External Defibrillator where prompts are delivered in English and count to 30
- State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
- ARC Guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and first aid
- 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
- privacy and confidentiality requirements
- importance of debriefing
- considerations when providing first aid including:
- airway obstruction due to body position
- appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
- appropriate use of an AED
- chain of survival
- standard precautions
- how to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
- principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios:
- abdominal injuries
- allergic reaction
- basic care of a wound
- bleeding control
- cardiac conditions, including chest pain
- choking and airway obstruction
- crush injuries
- environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
- eye and ear injuries
- febrile convulsions
- head, neck and spinal injuries
- minor skin injuries
- needle stick injuries
- poisoning and toxic substances
- respiratory distress, including asthma
- seizures, including epilepsy
- soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains
- basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
- how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
- upper airway and effect of positional change
- considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions
- basic anatomical differences between adults and children, and the implications for provision of first aid
- normal clinical values for children
- febrile convulsions
- asthma, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of bronchodilators
- appropriate use of an AED, including placement of pads for adults and children aged older than 8 years
- specific considerations when using an AED on children aged between 1 and 8 years, including identification of AED with paediatric capability, paediatric voltage and use of paediatric pads
- consent, including situations in which parental/caregiver consent is required