First Aid

Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

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.

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials

Course Outline

Prerequisites

Not applicable

Duration & Delivery

4 hours – Half Day. All courses are delivered Face to Face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at Ceputec centre or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

The skills 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 Requirments

Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor.

Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials

Course Outline

Prerequisites

Not applicable

Duration & Delivery

8 hours – 1 Day. All courses are delivered Face to Face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at Ceputec centre or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

The skills and knowledge described here enable a first aider to provide an initial response to an emergency in line with practiced actions and Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and/or state/territory regulations, legislation and policies and accepted industry guidelines

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, 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 an infant manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted. 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 compressions and ventilations
  • 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)
  • applied first aid procedures for the following conditions:
    • allergic reactions
    • anaphylaxis
    • asthma
    • cardiac arrest
    • choking and airway obstruction
    • severe bleeding
    • shock
  • provided an accurate verbal report of the incident
  • responded to at least one simulated emergency scenario contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting.
Assessment
  • Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and an infant manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted.
  • Participate in at least two first aid scenarios, one involving the use of an AED
  • Complete a casualty report
  • Complete a theory assessment
Participants Requirments

Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor.

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.

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials
23-May-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $187.00 $250.00 $0.00 Enrol
27-Jun-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $187.00 $250.00 $0.00 Enrol

Course Outline

Prerequisites

Not Applicable

Duration & Delivery

16 hours – Two Days. All courses are delivered Face to Face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at Ceputec centre or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

These skills and knowledge may be applied in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings

Required Skills

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.

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 a An AED
  • Complete a casualty report
  • Complete a theory assessment
Participants Requirments

Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor.

Apply Advanced First Aid (Formerly Level Three First Aid)

These units deals with the provision of advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance, and provision of support to other providers This unit builds on HLTAID003: Provide First Aid to include additional skills and use of a range of equipment This unit also includes coverage of skills and knowledge in advanced resuscitation techniques. Competency outcomes in advanced resuscitation are to be equivalent to unit: HLTFAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials
14-Nov-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $187.00 $250.00 $0.00 Enrol

Course Outline

Prerequisites

This unit must be assessed after successful achievement of pre-requisite: HLTFAID003 Provide First Aid

Duration & Delivery

16 hours – Two Days. All courses are delivered Face to Face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at Ceputec centre or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

Application of these skills and knowledge should be contextualized as required to address specific industry, enterprise or workplace requirements and to address specific risks and hazards and associated injuries

Required Skills

The candidate 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:

  • legal responsibilities and duty of care, including confidentiality
  • basic anatomy (skeleton, muscles, joints, bones), physiology and toxicology
  • ARC Guidelines and/or State/Territory regulations, legislation and policies relating to provision of first aid
  • procedures for dealing with major and minor accidents in the workplace
  • infection control principles and procedures, including using standard precautions
  • how to gain access to and interpret material safety data sheets (MSDSs)
  • company/organisation standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • priorities of management in first aid
  • occupational health and safety requirements in the provision of first aid.
  • capabilities of emergency management services
  • first aiders' skills and limitations
  • safe storage and handling procedures for pressurised gases
  • advanced resuscitation techniques as per HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
  • First aid management procedures in accordance with ARC Guidelines, state/territory regulations, legislation and policies and organisation requirements for:
    • use of AED, oxygen, bronchodilator
    • spinal care
    • management of anaphylactic shock reaction
    • use of analgesic gases
  • Incident management procedures:
    • manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods or chemicals
    • basic triage for a multiple casualty incident
    • safe access to the casualty
    • awareness of confined spaces and dangerous places
    • removal of casualty to safe area, if appropriate
    • coordinate activities of other first aiders, if applicable
  • Social issues, especially in particular workplace or community context(s) in which first aid is to be applied, including:
    • importance of debriefing
    • need to be culturally aware, sensitive and respectful
    • confidentiality
    • own skills and limitations
  • Awareness of stress management techniques and available support
  • This includes the skills/ability to:
    • Provide Advanced Resuscitation as per HLTAID007
    • Call an ambulance and/or medical assistance according to relevant circumstances and report casualty's condition
    • Communicate effectively and assertively and show leadership in an incident
    • Comply with OHS legislation
    • Conduct an initial casualty assessment
    • Demonstrate the application of first aid principles
  • Demonstrate:
    • adequate infection control procedures
    • consideration of the welfare of the casualty
    • safe manual handling
    • safe storage and handling procedures for pressurised gases
  • Interpret and use listed documents
  • Make prompt and appropriate decisions relating to managing an incident in the workplace
  • Manage specific injuries/illnesses and conditions as identified in the Range Statement for this competency unit
  • Plan an appropriate first aid response in line with established first aid principles, policies and procedures, ARC Guidelines and/or State/Territory regulations, legislation and policies and industry requirements and respond appropriately to contingencies in line with own skills
  • Prepare a written incident report or provide information to enable preparation of an incident report
  • Provide assistance with self-medication as per subject's own medication regime and in line with State/Territory legislation, regulations and policies and any available medical/pharmaceutical instructions.
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret and apply guidelines and protocols
Assessment
  • Perform CPR on an Adult and Infant Manikin for 8 minutes uninterrupted
  • Participate in a number of first aid scenario and some involving the use of a An AED – Oxygen – Cervical Collars
  • Complete a casualty report
  • Complete a theory assessment
Participants Requirments

Nil requirements -all material required is supplied by Ceputec