- 2 days in class
This is a general course that would benefit all those at work, home or for leisure. The course provides an excellent general grounding in first aid and will enable you to perform appropriate first aid procedures and basic life support skills. The unit satisfies training requirements across a range of community and workplace settings.
This course includes 2 days of first aid theory, demonstration, practise and assessment of both knowledge and skills.
Who this course is recommended for
• Anyone wanting to learn essential first aid skills
• Those wanting a first aid certificate for work purposes.
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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**This course is not available to international students (this includes dependants who are in Australia under the holder of the International Student Visa)
The two (2) day face-to-face course includes demonstration, practise and assessment of knowledge and performance of skills.
Participants must answer fifty-seven (57) quiz questions during the course that covers:
- State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures;
- Legal, workplace and community considerations;
- Considerations when providing first aid and resuscitation;
- Principles and procedures for first aid management; and
- Basic anatomy and physiology.
Participants must perform uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on an infant manikin and adult manikin on the floor, use of an AED and respond to simulated emergency scenarios applying first aid skills including:
- allergic reaction and anaphylaxis;
- bleeding control and shock;
- choking and airway obstruction;
- respiratory distress, including asthma;
- envenomation and immobilisation techniques; and
- Factures, sprains and strains.
On successful completion of all assessments participants will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment.
Participants who may require additional support to complete this course are encouraged to call the Contact Centre to discuss available options.
The HLTAID003 Provide first aid 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 students who are physically unable to meet the assessment requirements.
As St John WA RTO is not CRICOS registered, this course is not available to international students (or dependants) in Australia on an International Student Visa. If this applies to you, please call the St John WA Contact Centre 08 9334 1233 to discuss available options.
Unit(s) of Competency
There are no formal qualifications associated with this course.
This course also encompasses the following units of competency:
- HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and
- HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support.