HLTSS00068 – OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID SKILL SET – ONLINE

HLTSS00068 – OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID SKILL SET – ONLINE

COURSE SUMMARY

HLTSS00068 – Occupational First Aid Skill Set is appropriate for people who are either employed in, or intending to become employed in nominated occupational first aider roles. It is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority requirements, safe work practices, and first aid code of practice. 

The course provides simulated real-life scenarios for a set of skills to provide advanced first aid, oxygen therapy, advanced resuscitation, ongoing monitoring and care after treatment, handover of the casualty to emergency services and incident debriefing or evaluation to improve future operations, address individual needs recognising psychological impacts and seeking help as required.

Participants learn to develop and maintain first aid action plans in consultation with relevant parties, undertake a risk assessment to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, follow manufacturer’s instructions and complete documentation including checklists for stocking and maintaining equipment such as resuscitation and oxygen equipment and first aid kits.

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 and oxygen therapy
  • 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.

HLTSS00068 – 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: HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID015 – Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy participants are required to re-certify every 12 months from their completion date to maintain this units’ currency.

COURSE DELIVERY
COURSE DURATION (ONLINE)
  • Online training with face to face assessment – 8 hours (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 16 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face assessment
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.

For the online delivery, all self-paced online learning must be completed prior to attendance at the face to face practical assessment.

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:

  • Place a casualty into the recovery position
  • Manage a casualty with Anaphylaxis
  • Manage a casualty with Asthma
  • Manage a choking casualty
  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed
  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation
  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain
  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)
  • Coordinate a multiple casualty incident
  • Manage a casualty with a life-threatening bleed and provide oxygen
  • Maintain resuscitation equipment
  • Conduct a workplace risk assessment
  • Use a first-aid checklist to service a workplace first aid kit for supplies’ replacement and equipment maintenance

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

  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. single and two-rescuer CPR, using a bag-valve-mask, select and insert an appropriate airway adjunct, manage oxygen equipment and use an AED to deliver at least one shock) 
  • Basic triage for multiple casualty and accident in the workplace

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

  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on a simulated first aid scenario
  • Develop a first aid response plan including strategies for management of incidents

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

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