About this unit of competency
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
- Emergency responders
- Medical professionals
- Many more
National Course Code
The content of this course covers the following codes:
- HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
- HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
This Provide First Aid course is delivered as a 7 hour face-to-face training session, plus breaks.
If your organisation is interested in a private / in-house booking to have this course delivered to a group of staff, please contact our head office to discuss booking options. The delivery can be programmed to fit in with your staff and company schedule, at your venue or ours.
Learners are to complete pre course theory via self-paced learning on-line course, this takes on average 2 hours to complete, with some people taking much more. (There is no time limit)
A refresher course is available for students who hold a current Provide First Aid certificate (or equivalent)
It is highly recommended that all learners complete the pre-course work
It is important to note that this CPR element of this course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments. All students are required to perform 2 minutes of CPR on an adult manikin and baby manikin on the floor. If your health or fitness will not allow you to demonstrate this, you will not be awarded a nationally accredited certificate for HLTAID011 Provide first aid. We can however issue a non accredited certificate of attendance for First aid.
All students must be able to demonstrate an accurate verbal report which would be given to emergency services and workplace supervisor.
Language, Literacy & Numeracy requirements
The provide First aid course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and developing first aid skills that will be needed in an emergency. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our head office before enrolling to discuss your training needs.
All students must bring ID with them to the training course. Photo ID is the minimum requirement (e.g. Drivers Licence, Passport or similar).
Assessment submission process, support and outcomes
Assessment Outcomes: Competent or Not Competent
For any learner who is unable to satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks, the assessor will attempt to make reasonable adjustments to the methods of assessment. If the learner is deemed not competent, they will need to re-sit the training course and additional fees will apply.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Students choosing to undertake RPL will need to be sent an RPL guide for their course.
In order to be eligible for RPL, the student must demonstrate currency in that particular subject. I.e. a student cannot submit evidence from 5 years prior and request it be applied directly to their new competency. They must show how they have since applied those skills and that they are current.
Once assessed in all areas of the course and competency demonstrated, learners will be issued a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid.
This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Health Training Package and it is recommended that it is updated annually by the Australian Resuscitation Council.