- Online learning and 6hrs in class
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to respond to life threatening emergencies in a range of situations, including those more likely in a workplace setting.
As well as learning to respond to an unconscious casualty, this course will outline the chain of survival, DRSABCD action plan, and will deliver the skills required to use an automated external defibrillator.
Who this course is recommended for
• Suitable for staff working in a range of different industries.
The course includes online learning and 6 hours of practical training and assessment. Completion of online learning is required prior to arrival at the class.
You must arrive 15 minutes prior to class start time for screening and hygiene procedures.
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St John WA follows ARC Guideline 10.1 Basic Life Support Training which recommends all those trained in CPR should refresh their CPR skills at least annually.
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The course covers the knowledge and performance criteria in accordance with HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support Unit of Competency and Assessment Requirements, located on training.gov.au.
Prior to attending the course, learners are sent a link to complete mandatory online pre-course learning and assessment by reading the Student Guide and successfully answering forty-six (46) knowledge quiz questions at their own pace. This must be completed prior to attending the practical session unless there are extenuating circumstances. In this situation the learner must advise the Trainer and Assessor on arrival to the practical session.
The practical session includes 6 hours and 30 minutes of demonstration, practise and skills assessment including the confirmation of knowledge gained in the pre-course online learning. Students must perform uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on an infant manikin and adult manikin on the floor and use of an AED, and apply appropriate first aid procedures.
On successful completion of all assessments, students will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment.
Students who may require additional support to complete this course are encouraged to call the St John WA Contact Centre on (08) 9334 1233 to discuss available options.
The HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support Unit of Competency standard requires a level of physical ability to meet the evidence requirements for assessment. These standards relate to the level of performance required to provide resuscitation and respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life.
Due to the potential risk to health and safety where a nominated first aider, or worker with duty of care, does not have the ability to perform resuscitation and/or first aid to the performance standard, it is not appropriate to issue a statement of attainment to learners who are physically unable to meet the assessment requirements.
Unit(s) of Competency
There are no formal qualifications associated with this course.