First Aid Advantage

Nationally Recognised Training

CORONAVIRUS NOTICE

WE ARE OPERATING COURSES AS SCHEDULED

The Accredited Training industry is still operating as an essential service. However If you have a cough, sore throat, fever, shortness of breath please do not attend the course, and advise us of your cancellation.

Thank you for your understanding & cooperation.

WELCOME TO FIRST AID ADVANTAGE

First Aid Advantage is a Registered Training Organisation RTO code: 45751 delivering nationally accredited training in Mackay, Whutsundays & Bowen Basin.

Our head office is located in the 48 Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour – Whitsundays region QLD.

We deliver & assess a variety of nationally accredited safety courses.

First Aid Advantage was established in 2008 by the current Director/CEO Michael Jones. Michael’s background is extensive in Professional ocean Life guarding, Safety & Mining.

First Aid Advantage complies rigorously to the requirements and guidelines of Australian Skills Quality Authority Standards for RTO’s to provide a professional service to our clients.

 

To book a course:

  1. Please select a course from the below, you can filter a specific Unit of Competency by the dropdown ‘Category’ then ‘Filter’
  2. Register with your details.
  3. You will then be emailed a link to enroll your USI & mandatory government information.
  4. Payment required on the day of the course – Cash or Visa/Mastercard

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (formerly HLTAID001)
8:00 AM 27 Oct 2021
to
10:30 AM 27 Oct 2021
Mackay Harbour
Queensland Australia
$ 70.00 GST Free
expand descriptionHLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
short description

Units of Competency on Certificate

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

In a relaxed and enjoyable environment, you will achieve the skills and knowledge required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

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

 

Certificate

On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.

 

Duration

4 hours

Normally 8 am to 12 am

 

Qualification Validity

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.

 

Course Cost

$70.00 per participant. GST Free

Group bookings (min of 8 persons per unit of competency) please email or speak to one team to discuss group costing.

 

 

Locations

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.

Entry Requirements

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

 

Minimum Age

Enrolments not excepted for participants under of the age of 14 for this course.

 

Requirements for Successful Completion

Participants are required to attend 100% of this 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

 

Topics covered

  • 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
  • consent
  • 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 recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change
HLTAID011-Provide first aid (including CPR) (formerly HLTAID003-Provide first aid)
8:00 AM 27 Oct 2021
to
2:30 PM 27 Oct 2021
Mackay Harbour
Queensland Australia
$ 150.00 GST Free
expand descriptionHLTAID011 Provide First Aid
short description

Units of Competency on Certificate

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

In a relaxed and enjoyable environment, you will achieve the skills and knowledge to effectively Provide First Aid for a range of injuries and illnesses contextualised for your workplace or home.

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

 

Certificate

On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.

 

Duration

8 hours (One day)

Normally 8am to 4pm

 

Qualification Validity

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.

Course Cost

$150.00 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.

 

Locations

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.

 

Entry Requirements

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

 

Minimum Age

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
  •  

Topics covered

  • 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
  • consent
  • 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
  • anaphylaxis
  • basic care of a wound
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • eye and ear injuries
  • fractures
  • febrile convulsions
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • seizures, including epilepsy
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains
  • stroke
  • unconsciousness
  • 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
  • considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting (Formerly HLTAID004)
8:00 AM 27 Oct 2021
to
2:30 PM 27 Oct 2021
Mackay Harbour
Queensland Australia
$ 180.00 GST Free
expand descriptionHLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
short description

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

 

Certificate

On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.

 

Duration

6.5 hours (One day)

Normally 8 am to 2.30 pm

 

Qualification Validity

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.

 

Course Cost

$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.

 

Locations

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.

Entry Requirements

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

Minimum Age

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

 

Topics covered

  • 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
  • consent
  • 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
  • anaphylaxis
  • basic care of a wound
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • eye and ear injuries
  • fractures
  • febrile convulsions
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • seizures, including epilepsy
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains
  • stroke
  • unconsciousness
  • 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
  • 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
UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel & HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
8:00 AM 27 Oct 2021
to
10:30 AM 27 Oct 2021
Mackay Harbour
Queensland Australia
$ 140.00 GST Free
expand descriptionUETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel & HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
short description

Units of Competency on Certificate

UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

In a relaxed and enjoyable environment, you will achieve the skills and knowledge to effectively Provide CPR & Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus contextualised for your workplace.


First Aid Advantage - Registered Training Organisation RTO code: 45751

  • Face-to-face training
  • Course learner guide provided on enrolment
  • Nationally accredited Statement of Attainment issued on successful completion
  • Online Booking and payment available

 

Certificate

On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.

 

Duration

5 hours

Normally 8am to 1.00 pm

 

Qualification Validity

CPR & LVR units require refresher training every 12 months.

Our student management system will remind you when your units of competency’s are due to be refreshed.

 

Course Cost

$140.00 per participant. GST Free

Group bookings (min of 8 persons per unit of competency) please email or speak to one team to discuss group costing.

 

Location

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.

 

Entry Requirements

Pre-requisite - HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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

 

Minimum Age

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 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

 

Topics covered

CPR

  • 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
  • consent
  • 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 recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change

 

UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel

 

  • Inspection of rescue equipment
  • Assessing hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Isolation procedures where appropriate
  • Knowledge of Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Involvement of external emergency services

Emergency procedures for the skills required for the rescue of a victim from a live LV panel encompassing:

  • Placement of rescue equipment
  • Controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Maintaining Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
  • Removing victim to safe location / place of safety
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (formerly HLTAID001)
8:00 AM 28 Oct 2021
to
10:30 AM 28 Oct 2021
Mackay Harbour
Queensland Australia
$ 70.00 GST Free
expand descriptionHLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
short description

Units of Competency on Certificate

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

In a relaxed and enjoyable environment, you will achieve the skills and knowledge required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

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

 

Certificate

On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.

 

Duration

4 hours

Normally 8 am to 12 am

 

Qualification Validity

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.

 

Course Cost

$70.00 per participant. GST Free

Group bookings (min of 8 persons per unit of competency) please email or speak to one team to discuss group costing.

 

 

Locations

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.

Entry Requirements

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

 

Minimum Age

Enrolments not excepted for participants under of the age of 14 for this course.

 

Requirements for Successful Completion

Participants are required to attend 100% of this 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

 

Topics covered

  • 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
  • consent
  • 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 recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change

Courses

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel & HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary

UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel & HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced FIRST AID

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced FIRST AID

PUAFER005 – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation - Fire Warden Course

PUAFER005 – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation - Fire Warden Course

HLTPAT005 – Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing - Drug and Alcohol Screening Course

HLTPAT005 – Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing - Drug and Alcohol Screening Course

All Courses

Why Choose Us

 

 

  • Certificate issued on the day of your course
  • One day first aid courses face to face – everything completed on the day
  • Nationally Recognised Accredited Training provided by our experienced facilitators
  • We provide a large range of products such as first aid kits, Automated External Defibrillators and first aid rooms.

FAQ

Is the new Provide First Aid the same as the old Apply First Aid & Senior First Aid?

Yes, Provide First Aid the same as the old Apply First Aid & Senior First Aid. Each participant is awarded a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment upon successful completion. This accreditation is current for three years, at which time it must be renewed. The CPR module of the course is current for 12 months requiring annual updates.

How long am I certified for? Do I have to renew?

Provide First Aid is current for three (3) years also including a 12 month CPR component. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that CPR is renewed every 12 months.

We will contact you to remind you when your certification is expiring.

How can the one day course be the same as completing the two day course?

Is the Statement of attainment the same?

Yes the Statement of attainment is exactly the same whether offered over two or one days. Since we introduced the one day format we have found people very confident and comfortable with the learning outcome. The new format is vastly improved concise format.

Is there any internet pre-study or pre-course workbook?

We will send you pre course information so you can familiarize yourself with the course content. Everything is progressively assessed throughout the course.

Can I have the First Aid course conducted at my workplace?

Yes, we can come to you at a time which suits your workplace, min of 10 participants required. When we come to you, the training can be tailored specifically to your work environment and includes instruction relating to specific anticipated risks, hazards, & injuries.

Are your Australia Wide First Aid Courses Accredited?

Yes, First Aid Advantage delivers nationally accredited training in partnership with Diamond Training RTO – 32273. Courses are based on Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, and every successful participant is issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.

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