Course Summary

This course is designed for those people who may be required to provide first aid in a workplace or community setting to someone who is injured or ill. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to provide first aid, life support, resuscitation and management of the casualty/casualties.

Please note that it is a requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR manikin placed on the floor.

Course Content
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Infection control
  • Airway and breathing management, including choking
  • Head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • Bleeding and burns
  • Seizures and shock
  • Medical conditions such as epilepsy, cardiac arrest, chest pain, diabetes
  • Chest pain and stroke
  • Allergic reactions
  • Bites and stings
  • First Aid for minor wounds
  • Near drowning
  • Hyperthermia and hypothermia
  • Fractures, breaks and spinal injuries
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Performing CPR
  • Understanding and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Reporting and recording an emergency
  • General WH&S and legal issues
  • Handover of the incident

Blended mode:

  • Initial training: 1 hour of unsupervised pre-course study plus 5.5 hours of face to face training and assessment.
  • Blended Refresher: For students who hold a current HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid certificate, there is 2 hours of unsupervised pre-course study and 5.5 hours of face to face training and assessment.

Multiple choice question paper covering the following:

State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures

  • Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Considerations when providing CPR
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Responding to first aid scenarios and task demonstrations for Adult CPR, Infant CPR and Defibrillation
  • Anaphylaxis and autoinjector, asthma and medication, choking, turn a casualty on his/her side, bleeding control and shock, PIT for a snake/spider bite and RICE for sprain. 

A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment in

  • HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

will be issued to all successful participants.


Participants are required to recertify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency. Note: HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation requires refreshing every 12 months from their completion date to maintain currency.



Course Fee


*Please note that it is a requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on an adult and infant CPR manikin placed on the floor and able to follow the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).


If you are completing this course, please download the student agreement to ensure you are aware of your rights and obligations. You can access the student written agreement here


Training and assessment is delivered in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909


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