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HLTAID003
Provide first aid

First Aid Course - HLTAID003 Provide first aid

This first aid course will allow you to develop skills and knowledge and most importantly, confidence, to provide first aid treatment to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury.  You will develop the skills to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and promote recovery.  It includes initial intervention in a casualty with a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing CPR while awaiting an ambulance, as well as the complete treatment of other less serious conditions, such as applying water for burns, or assisting someone choking.

Providing effective, lifesaving first aid interventions requires instruction and practical training.  This is especially true where it relates to potentially fatal illnesses and injuries, such as those that require cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or involve severe bleeding. These procedures carry a risk of further injury to the casualty and the first aider.  As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with an actual real-life situation.

The course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and applies to all workers or members of the community who may be required to provide CPR in the event of an emergency.

This first aid course is essential for everyday life events, allowing you to provide immediate and effective first aid to workers or others who have been injured or become ill at the workplace or at home.

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this first aid course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Course as referenced by training.gov.au or at: https://responseforlife.trainingdesk.com.au/

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Course Delivery

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at a Response For Life Australia Ltd training facility.

Course Duration

  • Face to Face – 7.5 hours (minimum) full face to face course
  • Blended delivery – 5.5 hours (minimum) face to face course with the addition of 2 hours self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
  • Refresher training – 5.5 hours (minimum) face to face course – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.
  • Online Training with Face to Face Assessment – 30 minutes (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 6 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course.

Provider of Training and Assessment:
This course is delivered and assessed by Response For Life Australia Ltd in partnership and under the auspice of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

Work Placement Arrangements

No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including complaints

Please refer to the student handbook for all details relating to your rights and responsibilities. 

STUDENT HANDBOOK LINK HERE

Course Fees and Payments

The fee for this course is $150. *The course fee may vary depending on location and amount of people. It is always best to get in touch to confirm the price. 

Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – please refer to the student handbook

Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.  These are detailed in the sections following.

Entry Requirements

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

What happens at the course?

Assessment Activities

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

  • Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:
    • Perform CPR on an infant
    • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)
    • Choking with airway obstruction
    • Unconscious casualty
    • Bleeding and shock
    • Snake or funnel web spider bite
    • Sprains and fractures
  • Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:
    • Perform CPR on an adult
    • Breathing difficulties – Asthma
  • Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

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