Occupational First Aid (HLTAID008)

Overview:

This course gives participants the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response in complex incidents/emergencies where an ambulance may be some time away. This course also teaches participants how to establish and manage the workplace first aid room. Participants will learn how to utilise specialised first aid equipment; stabilise a casualty where medical aid has been delayed; maintain life in an unconscious casualty with the use of oxygen equipment; and operate a defibrillator unit in order to maintain life in an adult casualty in cardiac arrest.

Pre-requisites: 

There are no pre-requisite units required to enrol into this course under the training package, however participants must have basic computer skills and access to a reliable computer with internet and e-mail access. Participants must be able to bend and kneel on the floor to perform CPR for at least 2 minutes.

Licence & Regulatory Requirements: 

It is recommended by industry councils and legislation that this course is renewed every 3 years (HLTAID001 & HLTAID007 every 12 months) to remain up to date with the latest guidelines.

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On successful completion participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment with the following units: (HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set)

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services and Resources

Pre-course work:

Online/self-paced training (approximately 6-8 hours depending on the individual learner and their personal circumstances and other commitments) this training involves reading, activities and exams. Online training must be completed prior to the face to face training.

Face-to-face work:

1 day face-to-face practical training.

$495

Fees include all assessments and resources required in the classroom- learners should wear appropriate clothing to kneel and bend in.

Note for international students – we are not CRICOS registered, please check your visa requirements for enrolment.  We cannot accept international students who are on a student visa if your visa specifies that you must study with a CRICOS provider.

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