First Aid

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary 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
20-Nov-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $80.00 $100.00 $0.00 Enrol

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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.

HLTAID002 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.

Costs

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

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.

Upcoming Dates

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

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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)

HLTAID006 / HLTAID007 / HLTAID008


HLTAID006

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.


HLTAID007

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This unit applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings.


HLTAID008

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in the workplace.  The unit applies to workers in nominated occupational first aid or management roles.

Costs

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

HLTAID006

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
    • ARC guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and first aid
    • guidelines of Australian national peak clinical bodies
    • safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals
    • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
    • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • legal, workplace and community considerations including:
    • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
    • capabilities of emergency management services
    • consent
    • duty of care requirements
    • importance of debriefing
    • own skills and limitations
    • legal requirements of administration of medication and the rights and responsibilities of the First Aider in the workplace regarding medication
    • privacy and confidentiality requirements
    • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • considerations when providing first aid including:
    • airway obstruction due to body position
    • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
    • appropriate use of an AED
    • assessment and interpretation of vital signs, including respirations, temperature and pulse
    • chain of survival
    • how to conduct a visual and verbal secondary survey assessment of casualty
    • priorities of management in first aid when dealing with life-threatening conditions
    • procedures for dealing with casualties who are aged or infirmed
    • procedures for dealing with major and minor accidents in the workplace
    • procedures when providing first aid to children
    • standard precautions
    • principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios, including complications:
    • abdominal injuries
    • allergic reaction
    • anaphylaxis
    • basic care of a wound
    • bleeding control
    • burns, including thermal, chemical, friction and electrical
    • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
    • choking and airway obstruction
    • crush injuries
    • diabetes
    • drowning
    • emergency childbirth
    • envenomation
    • environmental impact including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
    • eye and ear injuries
    • febrile convulsions
    • head, neck and spinal injuries
    • levels of consciousness
    • needle stick injuries
    • poisoning and toxic substances
    • respiratory distress, including asthma
    • seizures, including epilepsy
    • shock
    • skin injuries
    • soft tissue musculoskeletal, including injuries including sprains, strains, dislocations and fractures
    • stroke
    • substance misuse, including common drugs and alcohol, including illicit drugs
    • basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
    • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
    • chest, skeleton, joints and muscles
    • response/level of consciousness
    • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions

HLTAID007

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:
    • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
    • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
    • performed at least 2 minutes of bag-valve-mask ventilation and at least 2 minutes of compression on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • legal, workplace or community considerations including:
    • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
    • capabilities of emergency management services
    • consent
    • duty of care requirements
    • importance of debriefing
    • legal requirements of administration of medication and the rights and responsibilities of the First Aider in the workplace regarding medication
    • own skills and limitations
    • privacy and confidentiality requirements
    • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • considerations when performing resuscitation  including:
    • airway obstruction due to body position
    • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
    • appropriate use of an AED
    • assessment and interpretation of vital signs (respirations, temperature and pulse)
    • benefits, contraindications and complications with the use of an oropharyngeal airway
    • chain of survival
    • how to conduct a visual and verbal secondary survey assessment
    • standard precautions
  • considerations when providing supplementary oxygen, including:
    • benefits, contraindications and complications of providing oxygen to a casualty and of providing suction during the application of advanced resuscitation techniques
    • complications with the use of a bag-valve-mask device and suitable strategies to minimise these
    • selection and operation of oxygen masks and other appropriate delivery devices
    • basic anatomy, physiology and toxicology as it relates to the provision of advanced resuscitation, including:
    • basic electrical activity associated with normal and abnormal heart rhythm
    • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
    • relevant organs of the cardio pulmonary system and their operation
    • response/level of consciousness
    • upper airway and effect of positional change

HLTAID008

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
  • workplace requirements for first aid provision in line with the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety requirements
  • duty of care in relation to first aid provision
  • safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions based on incident
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • legal, workplace or community issues relating to the provision of CPR including:
  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • consent
  • capabilities of emergency management services
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing.
Assessment

HLTAID006

Skills must be demonstrated working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge.

Assessment resources must include:

  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • performed at least 2 minutes of Bag-valve-mask ventilation and at least 2 minutes of compression during a two rescuer procedure on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • adrenaline auto-injector training device
  • AED training device.
  • bag-valve-mask
  • eye patch
  • placebo bronchodilator and spacer device
  • roller bandages
  • thermometer
  • triangular bandages
  • workplace first Aid kit
  • workplace injury, trauma and/or illness record, or other appropriate workplace incident report form
  • wound dressings

 


HLTAID007

Skills must be demonstrated working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge.

Assessment resources must include:

  • adult and infant resuscitation manikins in line with ARC Guidelines for the purpose of assessment of CPR procedures
  • airway model suitable for insertion of an oropharyngeal airway
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training device.
  • bag-valve-mask
  • oropharyngeal airway adjunct
  • oxygen resuscitation system with oxygen cylinder
  • selection of oxygen masks with tubing; nasal cannula, therapy mask, resuscitation mask with oxygen port
  • thermometer
  • suction device
  • workplace incident, injury, trauma or illness record or other appropriate workplace incident report form.

HLTAID008

Skills must be demonstrated:

  • in a workplace environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge.

Assessment resources must include:

  • first aid equipment such as:
  • first aid kit and contents checklist
  • an incident report form
  • relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety First Aid Code of Practice.
Participants Requirments

Nil requirements -all material required is supplied by Ceputec