This course has been designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other First Aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
It has been designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to provide a first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other First Aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (Statement of Attainment).
There are no prerequisite units required for this qualification. It is however expected that participants have English language, literacy, and numeracy skills equivalent to at least Year 10 level.
Units of Competency
This workshop is conducted over 1 day, 8 hours (face to face).
Training is completed through in class presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, scenarios and other interactive learning techniques to ensure that all participants gain an understanding of the first aid skills.
Suggested pathways after completion of this qualification include:
Course fees vary depending on the location and delivery mode of the course.
The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that First Aiders complete a CPR Refresher course every 12 months and the full First Aid Course every 3 years.
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