The Provide First Aid Course applies to anyone seeking to acquire the skills and knowledge to carry out first aid emergency response, life support, and management of casualties until qualified medical help arrives on scene. You are shown the recommended initial medical care response and how to apply lifesaving CPR procedures using an automatic external defibrillator.

What qualification will I receive? 

At the successful completion of the training program, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification HLTAID001– Provide CPR.

What will I learn?

Recognise an emergency situation

  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
  • Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services.

Perform CPR procedures

  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
  • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Communicate details of the incident

  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
  • Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies.

Eligibility and Prerequisites

  • All candidates must supply a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Available at www.usi.gov.au.
  • All candidates must be either an Australian Citizen, permanent resident, NZ citizen, or a humanitarian visa holder
  • All candidates must provide 100 points of Identification
  • Students must complete the Online Theory Exam before attending.

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered as mixed learning

  • Online pre-learning and reading of 4 hours
  • Face-to-face training and assessment of 2 hours

Course Duration

The duration of this course is a minimum 6 hours of mixed training.

Cost

This is a fee-free, NSW Government Smart and Skilled subsidised program for eligible students. The standard fee of $69 is 100% subsidised for course participants.

How to Apply

To apply for this course, please contact Affirm Training on 9699 7711, email info@affirmtraining.com.au or apply below.

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