Provide First Aid aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support. The course includes CPR.
8 hours (1 day full course)
On successfully completing the training and assessment, participants will obtain a nationally-accredited Statement of Attainment in the following units of competency:
- HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
- HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
RECOMMENDED RECERTIFICATION PERIOD
- First Aid – 3 years
- CPR – 1 year
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE
- Individuals needing basic First Aid training
- Workplaces (large or small)
- Workplace First Aid Officers
For groups of 10 or more, contact ALAQ and we can put together a tailored package that suits you, your workplace and your budget.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.
Respond in an emergency situation
- Recognise an emergency situation
- Identify, assess and manage immediate
- hazards to health and safety of self and others
- Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
- Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services where required
Apply appropriate first aid procedures
- Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
- Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
- Obtain consent from casualty where possible
- Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
- Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
- Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles
Communicate details of the incident
- Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
- Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
- Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies
Evaluate own performance
- Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
- Participate in debriefing to address individual needs
Download your ALAQ Participant Handbook here.