Occupational first aid HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources
Units of Competency on Certificate HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid HLTAID003 Provide First Aid HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support HLTAID001 Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
In a relaxed and enjoyable environment, you will achieve the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in the workplace.
The unit applies to workers in nominated occupational first aid or management roles.
Course learner guide provided on enrolment
No pre-course work to complete
Nationally accredited certificate on successful completion
Online Booking and payment available
Occupational, Workplace and Manage first aid services and resources
Certificate: On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.
Duration: 24 hours (Three days) – Normally 8am to 4pm
Qualification Validity: Three (3) years from date of issue. CPR and HLTAID007 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: $560.00 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. Onsite pricing may vary eg. Travel, please email or speak to one team to discuss group costing.
Locations: Mackay Harbour – Onsite at your workplace (min of 8 persons per unit of competency)
How to book: Enrol online
How to make payment: When you enrol online you will be given options to pay as below. Company bookings: You can pay by Paypal, 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 Paypal, 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 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
– 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 – Bag-valve-mask ventilation – assessed vital signs (respirations, pulse and temperature) – communicated effectively with a first aid team providing direction and coordination of other first aiders – post-incident debrief and evaluation – conducted a basic triage for multiple casualty incident – procedures when providing first aid to children – emergency childbirth – head, neck and spinal injuries – conducted a workplace risk assessment – developed a first aid response plan including strategies for management of incidents – used a first aid checklist to service a workplace first aid kit for supplies’ replacement and equipment maintenance – maintained first aid equipment and resources according to manufacturer’s instructions – used and maintained documentation required by the workplace and regulatory authorities. – duty of care in relation to first aid provision – safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals – infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions based on incident – requirements for currency of skill and knowledge – legal, workplace or community issues relating to the provision of CPR including: – awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation – consent – capabilities of emergency management services – privacy and confidentiality requirements – importance of debriefing.