This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty/s, the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This First aid course covers adult and child conditions. This is the advised minimum requirement by Workplace Health and Safety Legislation for the workplace first aider. This course was previously known as Senior First Aid.
Students must be over 16 years of age.
There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit of competency.
This unit incorporates the content of units HLTCPR211A Perform CPR and HLTFA211B Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
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7 hours face to face training with pre-course information.
All online learning activities MUST be completed prior to course commencement.
First Aid Guide
On line self-paced learning workbook/certificate from online learning
Throughout the course participants must demonstrate ongoing competency during a series of practical skills evaluation and written assessment.
Requirements for Completion:
100% attendance and participation
On successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a Statement of Attainment, which is valid for 3 years. This course complies to policy advice by the Australian Resuscitation Council. As per the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines the HLTCPR211A Perform CPR unit is recomended to be completed every 12 months.
This course is nationally recognised through inclusion on the National Training Information Service (NTIS). It is WorkCover approved in every state.
Unit of Competency
This course is suitable for anyone requiring a first aid certificate for the workplace, recreational purposes, sporting, or home use.
What Training Package does this course/unit come from:
HLT07 Health Training Package
In partial completion of HLT21107 Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response
Perform CPR and Apply Emergency Action Plan – DRSABCD
Manage Medical Emergencies
Manage Extreme Temperature / Burns
Manage Poisons / Bites / Stings / Severe Allergy
Manage Musculoskeletal Injuries
Utilise First Aid Kits
Establish and Apply Infection Control Procedures
Assess a Casualty
Manage Substance Misuse
At the completion of this course each participant will be able to:
· Perform effective CPR
· Undertake the initial management of injuries and illnesses
· Record details of first aid given
· Be responsible for the first aid kit in the workplace