HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

Course Title & Code

HLTAID011
Provide First Aid

Career Outcomes

Add to your skill set

Study Method

online
campus

Course Start

Enrol anytime

Course Description

This course offers you the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Successful completion of this course will give you the confidence to respond in emergency situations while at work or in the community.

It applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Valid for 36 months (3 years) from the date of course completion.

online
campus

This course can be completed at one of our campuses all year round. 

Brisbane – Level 1, 433 Boundary Street, Brisbane

Beenleigh – Level 1, 137 George Street, Beenleigh

Blackstone – 14 Hill Street, Blackstone

Pre-reading and theory assessment precedes the four-hour practical skills workshop in an environment of your choice.

You will receive a small first aid kit and a first aid textbook.

This course can be completed at one of our campuses all year round. 

Brisbane Campus – Level 1, 433 Boundary Street, Brisbane

Beenleigh Campus – Level 1, 137 George Street, Beenleigh

Blackstone Campus – 14 Hill Street, Blackstone

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders, and casualty
  • Seek assistance from emergency services
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with ARC guidelines
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
  • Manage the casualty in a respectful manner
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
  • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions
  • Monitor the condition of the casualty and respond in accordance with first aid principles
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services
  • Report details of incidents in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures
  • Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies
  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required
  • Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

To meet assessment requirements, you are required to demonstrate two minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR on an adult manikin on the floor, as well as two minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR on an infant manikin on a firm surface.

$150

You will receive a small first aid kit and a first aid textbook.