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Provide First Aid in Remote Situations (HLTAID005)

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This type of training gives the First Aider greater confidence when the casualty is isolated from professional help for an extended period of time – from hours to days.

Remote Area First Aid training is a 2-day course. Day 1 of this course consists of HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid and Day 2 of this course consists of HLTAID005 – Remote Area First Aid. You must have completed your Day 1 training before you qualify to start Day 2. This booking is only for Day 2. Please contact us for further information about any part of this training.

Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Information
NSW First Aid delivers nationally recognised training and assessment on behalf of

  • EFirst Aid Pty Ltd (RTO Provider No. 91232)
  • Safety Corp (RTO Providor No. 91694)
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Course Summary

This course is designed for those who require training that conforms to the recommendations of the Australian Resuscitation Council and provides the knowledge and skills to provide first aid response and emergency life support to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation where emergency services may not be able to respond for extended periods.

National Course Code

HLTAID005 – Provide First Aid in Remote Situations


Students are to complete pre course theory via self-paced learning using either our on-line courses or we can send out a workbook and manual. Upon completion of the theory students are required to attend 14 hours of face to face workshop.

A refresher course is available for students who hold a current Remote Area First Aid certificate, in which case there is no pre course theory to complete. Students just attend the face to face workshop


  • All content contained within Provide First Aid with the addition of:
  • Preparation for isolated work and/or travel
  • Communication systems
  • Evacuation and transportation procedures
  • Prolonged casualty care
  • Improvise treatment and resources
  • Communicating details of the incident, reporting and handover
  • Evaluation of performance
Course Inclusion 
  • First Aid Manual
  • PDF copy of A4Certificate
  • All training resources (bandages, face shields, gloves, etc)
  • Student support services
Assessment Method 
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Practical demonstrations/skills observations
  • Short answer questioning
  • Completion of reports

Award Issued

  • Upon successful completion a Statement of Attainment will be issued for HLTAID005 – Provide First Aid in Remote Situations
  • It is recommended that refresher training in CPR should be carried out annually and first aid qualifications should be renewed every three years


Participants must be 14 years or older
Participants must have completed HLTAID003 Provide First Aid no more than 6 months prior to commencing this training


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Client obligation

By accepting the following terms and conditions, you have acknowledged that
you will:

Undertake the training in a responsible manner ensuring that you read and understand the course material, including material the client is directed to through links and other websites or attached articles;

Must not seek or accept assistance with assessments except for support offered
by the accredited and recognised on-line support offered by NSW First Aid and
approved mentors assisting students approved to receive language literacy and
numeracy support;

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reproduced or distributed in any form without prior written consent. All material provided and presented during training is for the sole use of the company and/or individual.


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service or promotion. We reserve the right to refuse participants for any reason.

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course. Courses are not transferable. By accepting enrolment terms and conditions, you are warranting that you are the person completing the course.


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