Provide First Aid

Code - HLTAID003 / HLTAID011

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills in providing first aid and basic life support until the arrival of medical assistance. This includes calling for help, the ability to respond to first aid situations, casualty assessment, decision making and basic life support functions including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). This course covers adult and child conditions.


The face to face training is 7.5 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of First Aid Training.

Students are required to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the course commencement or may be refused entry. There are breaks for morning/afternoon tea and lunch. Lunch is not provided at the course.

There is a short multiple choice quiz at the end of the training, covering the practical First Aid information learned that day and from the online pre-work where applicable. Once completed, all students will receive a First Aid Manual and a CPR Chart.

Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance. There are no course prerequisites to apply first aid course.

Important note: In order to issue an accredited certificate CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemptions.

Assessment and management of emergency situations and casualty
Apply life support skills in accordance with Resuscitation Council guidelines
Operation of an automated external defibrillator
First aid management for burns, bites, stings, and poisoning
First aid management of shock and respiratory distress
Identification and management of bleeding and wounds
Recognition and management of internal bleeding
First aid management of Asthma, allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
First aid management for bone and joint injuries
Procedures for managing major and minor injury and illness
First aid management for chest, abdominal, pelvic and head injuries
The basic structure and function of the human body

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LIDCOMBE NSW 2141 by Cash, EFTPOS or credit card, or do a online bank transfer (EFT) to the following bank account:

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Fee Refund Policy
Any fees paid prior to the commencement of a course are refundable upon withdrawal from the course minus the administration charge. If a student withdraws from a course once training has commenced no refunds are given. Please refer to the fees and refunds policy and procedures on our website at

The certificate is valid for three (3) years from the completion date. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation skills be refreshed annually.

Nationally Accredited Training

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