Provide First Aid
8 Hours PLUS pre-course workbook
This nationally recognised course describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings. There are legislated requirements in each state in relation to this training. These requirements will be documented in each states approved code of practice for first aid.
Fit to participate declaration
Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
Ability to perform CPR on the floor
1 day programme – completion of the pre-course workbook – MANDATORY requirement
This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty and applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.
The following items are covered during the conduct of the training:
- Legal and ethical
- Recovery Position
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Chest pain
- Fractures, strains and sprains
- Bites and stings
- Environmental illnesses
- Spinal, head and facial injuries
- Asthma and anaphylaxis
Units of Competency
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Assessment of this course is through completion of a pre-course workbook, written and practical assessment which includes the observation of students participating in a range of first aid scenarios. Upon successful completion of the course students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment
Classroom theory via PowerPoint or the issued learner resource including use of audio-visual material and practical activities.
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