First Aid

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Nationally recognised unit of competency

HLTAID001 

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

Costs

  • Member Cost: $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost: $80.00
  • Non Member Cost: $100.00

Cancellation Policy:

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.

Prerequisites

This unit has no prerequisites.

Duration 

4 hours - half day.  All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and ina practical area.  The location is either at PICAC facilities or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the confirmation email.

Certification

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Ceputec (RTO 4612).

National unit of competency

  • HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Course Structure

The skill and knowledge described here relate specifically to performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and do NOT address other aspects of resuscitation, life support or first aid.

Required Skills

The participant must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage the task and manage contingencies in the context of the identified work role.

This includes knowledge of:

  • Awareness of stress management techniques and available support.
  • Basic anatomy and physiology relating to performing CPR.
  • Chain of survival.
  • Duty of care requirements.
  • How to access ambulance/medical assistance and /or emergency response support.
  • Infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions.
  • Need to be culturally aware, sensitive and respectful.
  • Own skills and limitations.
  • Privacy and confidentiality requirements.
  • Procedures for performing CPR.
  • Relevant workplace hazards

Assessment

Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and a child manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted.
Participate in a first aid scenario involving the use of an AED
Complete a casualty report.
Complete a theory assessment.

Participants Requirements

  • Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor
  • Arrive in suitable attire, closed-in shoes (thongs are not allowed)
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Provide First Aid

Nationally recognised unit of competency

HLTAID003 - Provide first aid.

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

Costs

  • Member Cost: $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost: $187.00
  • Non Member Cost: $250.00

Cancellation Policy:

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.

Prerequisites

This unit has no prerequisites.

Duration

16 hours - 2 days.  All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and in a practical area.  The location is either at PICAC facilities or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the confirmation email.

Certification

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Ceputec (RTO 4612).

National unit of competency

  • HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Course Structure

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

Required Skills

There must be demonstrated evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks at least once in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

  • conducted a hazard assessment and identified strategies to minimise risk
  • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • assessed airway, breathing and responsiveness of casualty
  • Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and infant manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted. The manikin placed on the floor, demonstrating the following techniques on each:
    • checking for response and normal breathing
    • recognising abnormal breathing
    • opening and clearing the airway
    • using correct hand location, compression depth rate in line with the ARC recommended ratio of compression and ventilation
    • acting in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
    • following single rescuer procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compression
    • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    • conducted a verbal secondary survey
  • applied first aid procedures for the following:
    • allergic reactions
    • anaphylaxis
    • asthma
    • basic wound care
    • severe bleeding
    • burns
    • cardiac arrest
    • choking and airway obstruction
    • convulsions
    • envenomation (using pressure immobilisation)
    • fractures, sprains and strains (using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques)
    • poisoning
    • respiratory distress
    • shock
  • provided an accurate verbal report of the incident
  • responded to at least two simulated emergency scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting.

Assessment

  • Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and infant manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted.
  • Participate in a number of first aid scenario and some involving the use of an AED
  • Complete a casualty report
  • Complete a theory assessment

Participants Requirements

  • Arrive in suitable attire, closed-in shoes (thongs are not allowed)
  • Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor.
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First Aid Refresher Course

Nationally recognised unit of competency

HLTAID003

This first aid refresher course is applicable for those wanting to recertify Provide first aid course. This course will update the skills and knowledge gained (within the previous 3 years) and revise First Aid procedures.  It will also inform you of changes since your previous course.  This one day course will provide you with the practical training necessary to complete the Provide first aid course and receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Please note it is a requirement of this refresher course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

Costs

  • Member Cost: $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost: $110.00
  • Non Member Cost: $138.00

Cancellation Policy:

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.

Prerequisites

Must have current unit:

  • HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Duration

1 day. All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and in a practical area.  The location is either at PICAC facilities or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the confirmation email.

Certification

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Ceputec (RTO 4612).

National unit of competency

  • HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Participants Requirements

  • Arrive in suitable attire, closed-in shoes (thongs are not allowed)
  • Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor

 

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