HLTAID003 Provide First Aid [RTO/UoC RLSSWA: 0854]

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July 8, 2019

Provide First Aid – 1 Day

The Provide First Aid training course includes a cluster of three (3) Units of Competence (UOC) which include:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

This course was formerly known as “Senior First Aid”. It is applicable for both new learners who have never completed a first aid course before as well as those requiring their three yearly re-qualification.

This one day face to face course is suitable for learners who prefer to complete an online component in their own time, prior to attending the in-class practical component which is delivered over the one day of face to face contact with your trainer.

Requirements

Participants must show their completion certificate for their on-line learning/theory exam prior to attending the face to face assessment day.

Online theory will take approx 3 – 8 hours to complete depending on participants familiarity with the content.

Students must have access to a laptop or desktop computer (iPad, or smartphones are not recommended) – Google Chrome or Firefox are the preferred browsers to complete the online course. Please ensure you allow ‘pop-ups’ on your computer.

This course teaches you the skills, knowledge and techniques required to:

  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in compliance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines
  • Recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies
  • Provide a first aid response to a casualty in a range of situations

The course is suitable for all workers who may be required to provide CPR, perform a first aid response in an emergency situation, including community and workplace settings, and can be contextualised to any workplace as required.

The course includes:

  • Perform CPR on a casualty who has suffered a cardiac arrest
  • Access and operate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) during a cardiac arrest
  • Provide first aid IAW first aid principles and practices
  • Write and report on details of an incident
  • Participate in a variety of simulated exercises

Course Duration: Completion of a series of online training modules, (14 modules in total), taking approximately 2-8 hours to complete and 1 day in-class practical assessment.

Delivery Mode: Online and Face to Face
Location: The course is conducted in Perth and other locations in Western Australia as required by our clients.

Course Cost – $99 per student (includes your own resusitation mask a& basic first aid kit to keep)

 

Pre-requisites: Nil

Entry Requirements:
1. Learners will be required to provide their USI number prior to the commencement of the course (usi.gov.au to register).
2. Learners will require sufficient language and literacy skills to complete the online component and write a report of an incident.
3. Learners must have the necessary health and fitness to carry out the assessment requirements which are to complete continuous 2 minutes of CPR on an adult manikin kneeling on the floor and 2 minutes of continuous CPR on a infant manikin. (Some learners may find the physical aspects of this training strenuous and will be asked to discuss any injuries or physical limitations, with our staff prior to enrolment).
4. Learners MUST complete a series of pre-course online training modules (via an online portal that may take 2-8 hrs to complete) prior to attendance of the classroom phase of the course.
5. Due to the nature of the course learners are required to wear comfortable and loose fitting attire including; enclosed flat shoes, slacks and loose fitting shirt/t-shirt for both males and females.

On enrolment the learner will be provided with the online learning website account where they can create an account and enrol into this course. The learner is then able to progress through the modules in their own time. (Approximate 2-8 hrs to complete). The learner will move through and complete each online training module (14 in total). Once all modules have been completed, the learner will be provided with a certificate of completion (COC), available for download. Learners can only progress to the in-classroom practical phase of the course by providing a hard copy of the COC, or a digital image of the certificate, to the course trainer on arrival at the classroom phase of the course. This is mandatory requirement and learners will not be allowed to progress to the practical phase unless trainers have sighted evidence of completion (whether hard copy or electronic verification).

HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
Minimum Age Requirements: Nil although participants must be able to participate in an adult learning environment
Certification: On successful completion of the course, learners will be provided with a Statement of Attainment that includes the following:

  • HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 – Provide first aid

Fee Includes: Learning, physical resources and Statement of Attainment.

Course Content Includes:

  • DRSABCD procedure
  • Principles & legalities of First Aid
  • Responding to an emergency
  • Assessment for unconsciousness
  • Moving the casualty
  • CPR including use of a defibrillator (AED)
  • Treatment of Illness
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Bleeding and Wounds
  • Dressings and bandages
  • Hyperthermia & Hypothermia
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Reporting of accidents
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Bites, stings and envenomation
  • Allergic Reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Crush injuries
  • Choking
  • Diabetes
  • Dislocations and fractures
  • Drowning
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Epilepsy and febrile convulsions
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries

Support services: A reasonable level of spoken and written English is required to complete this course. Reasonable adjustments can be made to certain aspects of the course without affecting the outcomes required. If you believe you require assistance with language, literacy of numeracy, please contact the office ahead of the scheduled course to determine what assistance may be available to you.

International Students – please note:

West Coast Water Safety nor any of our partner RTO’s are registered on CRICOS, we are therefore unable to provide national training to overseas students holding a student visa. By enrolling in this course, you are declaring you are not an overseas student holding a student visa.

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