This course has been designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations.
Are you good in an emergency? Do you have the ability to stay calm and assist where needed while directing others to do the same? Improve your emergency management skills with advanced first aid.
This unit covers 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.
The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.
On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Provide Advanced First Aid (Statement of Attainment).
Students must be physically capable of responding to first aid emergency scenarios, including providing CPR to a manikin on the floor. Anyone in a wheelchair or with other disabilities that may impact their participation in these activities should contact us to discuss their individual circumstances before enrolling.
Should you be enrolling only in the Advanced First Aid upgrade, on enrolment you will need to provide us with a copy of your current Provide First Aid certificate.
Units of Competency
The full two day Advanced First Aid course covers the following units:
HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
HLTAID006 – Provide advanced first aid
If you hold current HLTAID001, HLTAID002 and HLTAID003 certificates and only need to complete an upgrade, you will only need to attend the second day of the Advanced First Aid course.
The practical component of this course is delivered face to face over 2 workshop days 8.30am – 5.00pm. Students are required to complete an online assessment prior to attending the face to face workshop. If your require assistance with your online assessment, complete as much as you can your trainer will provide you with support when you attend your workshop.
If you already hold a current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid certificate and wish to complete just an upgrade day the cost is $200 and you will only need to attend on Day 2. You must supply us with your current Provide First Aid certificate.
Suggested pathways after completion of this qualification include:
If you already hold a current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid certificate and wish to complete just an upgrade day, the cost is $200 and you will only need to attend on Day 2. You must supply us with your current Provide First Aid certificate.
*Recognition of prior learning is not available for this course.
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