HLTSS00027 – OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID SKILL SET

HLTSS00027 – OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID SKILL SET

COURSE SUMMARY

HLTSS00027 – Occupational First Aid Skill Set teaches the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response; including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This relates to potentially fatal illnesses and injuries such as those that involve cardiac arrest, severe bleeding and multiple casualty incidents etc.

This unit also teaches the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This course applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.

Participants in nominated occupational first aid or management roles can effectively establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid including first aid resources. Participants will learn about risk assessment to establish first aid requirements using checklists for equipment and first aid kits, following manufacturer’s instructions and completing documentation. 

This unit should be undertaken by persons and employees responsible for the maintenance of a first aid facility and management of first aid provision in the workplace or community setting; usually those nominated in an occupational first aid or management roles.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Perform advanced resuscitation
  • Evaluate the incident and own performance
  • Determine workplace first aid requirements
  • Establish and maintain workplace first aid facilities
  • Maintain workplace first aid records
  • Review the provision of first aid in the workplace
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.

HLTSS00027 – OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID SKILL SET | occupational first aid

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

RECERTIFICATION

Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency. Note: HLTAID007 – Provide Advanced 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.

COURSE DURATION (FACE TO FACE)
  • Face to Face – 21 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
  • Blended delivery – 16 hours (minimum) face to face course – with the addition of 5-hours self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
  • Refresher training – 16 hours (minimum) – 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 resuscitation 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:

  • Administer oxygen to a conscious casualty
  • Maintain resuscitation equipment
  • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)
  • Breathing difficulties – Asthma
  • Choking with airway obstruction
  • Head injury/unconscious breathing casualty
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Snake or funnel web spider bite
  • Sprains and fractures
  • Seizures and epilepsy; including febrile convulsions
  • Conduct a Risk Assessment
  • Develop a first aid response plan
  • Conduct a first aid kit content check

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

  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Perform CPR on an adult
  • Basic triage for multiple casualty and accident in the workplace
  • Administer oxygen to an unconscious casualty

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

  • Risk management form
  • First aid response plan
  • Response plan checklist
  • First aid kit content checklist
  • Incident report forms

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

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