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Course Overview:

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only until the arrival of medical or other assistance.


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 HLTCPR201B Perform CPR and HLTFA201B Provide Basic Emergency Life Support


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5 hours face to face training with pre-course workbook.

All workbook activities MUST be completed prior to course commencement.

Participants Materials:

First Aid Guide

Self-Paced Learning Workbook/certificate from online learning

Assessment Criteria:

Throughout the course participants must demonstrate ongoing competency during a seriesof practical skills evaluation and written assessment.

Requirements for Completion:

100% attendance and participation

Award Issued:

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 HLTCPR201B 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.

Award Type:

Unit of Competency

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for workers who provide first response care in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines. It is suitable for individuals to gain basic knowledge and skills to make them confident and competent to perform Basic Life Support.

What Training Package does this course/unit come from:

HLT07 Health Training Package

Partial Completion:

In partial completion of HLT21107 Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response

Course Competencies:

  • Apply Emergency Action Plan Identify the DRABCD Process
  • Perform CPR
  • Manage Bleeding
  • Manage Shock
  • Manage Medical Emergencies
  • Manage Wounds
  • Manage Choking
  • Manage Cardiac Arrest
  • Manage Anaphylaxis
  • Apply Infection Control Procedures

Course Outcomes:

At the completion of this course each participant will be able to:

Recognise and respond to an emergency situation

Communicate details of the incident

Respond to signs of an unconscious patient

Demonstrate the use of the emergency action plan

Perform effective CPR

Identification and management of bleeding and wounds

Manage life threatening illnesses

Safe manual handling


Cost per person $85.00

Group rates are available on request.