HLTAID005 – PROVIDE FIRST AID IN REMOTE SITUATIONS – OVERNIGHT

HLTAID005 – PROVIDE FIRST AID IN REMOTE SITUATIONS – OVERNIGHT

COURSE SUMMARY

HLTAID005 – Provide First Aid in Remote Situations – Overnight teaches the skills and knowledge required to respond to life-threatening emergencies when in a remote situation beyond the reach of timely medical assistance.

Providing effective, lifesaving first aid interventions requires instruction and practical training. This is especially true where it relates to potentially fatal illnesses and injuries, such as those that require cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or involve severe bleeding in a challenging environment where help is further away.

These procedures carry a risk of further injury to the casualty and the first aider. As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with an actual real-life situation.

You will develop the skills to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening and promote recovery. It includes initial intervention techniques such as performing CPR as well as the treatment of other conditions such as administering an autoinjector, asthma medication or assisting someone choking.

HLTAID005 – Provide First Aid in Remote Situations – Overnight is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and applies to all workers or members of the community who may be required to provide CPR in the event of an emergency.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Respond to a remote emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Manage the incident
  • Evaluate the incident and own performance
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Group Pty Ltd.

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Important information prior to enrolment
UNIT BEING DELIVERED

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

  • HLTAID005 – Provide First Aid in Remote Situations
  • HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation   
RECERTIFICATION

Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency. Note: HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation participants are required to re-certify every 12 months from their completion date to maintain this units’ currency.

COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Group Pty Ltd training facility.

Please note there is a minimum of 7 students and maximum of 12 students per class.

Note: Course includes both day and night scenarios. Travel and accommodation to remote locations is not included in the above course duration.

COURSE DURATION (FACE TO FACE)
  • Blended delivery – 3 days (Day 1 = 8 hours, day 2 = 7 hours + overnight and return on day 3 in the morning after pack-up – approximately 2 hours) face to face course – with the addition of 2-hours self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
  • Refresher training – 3 days (Day 1 = 8 hours, day 2 = 7 hours + overnight and return on day 3 in the morning after pack-up – approximately 2 hours) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates
WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS
  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must be physically able to provide first aid and respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life. Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for this unit

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:

  • Choking with airway obstruction
  • Head injury/unconscious casualty
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Snake or funnel web spider bite
  • Sprains and fractures

Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:

  • Perform CPR on an adult and an infant
  • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)
  • Breathing difficulties – Asthma
  • Hypothermia

Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:

  • Completion of a site-based incident reporting form

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

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