Course Overview

Provide First Aid course is designed to train any person in how to respond to First Aid emergencies that may happen in the office, at home, or elsewhere. Our First Aid course is designed for First Aiders to manage patient care until the arrival of an Ambulance or medical assistance. This 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, including community and workplace settings.

This course will develop skills in the learner to assist and support them when conducting first aid on an injured or sick person.


Course Summary

Course Code:
HLTAID003
Duration:
At Hope Training College of Australia, this qualification will be delivered in 7.5 hours of supervised instructions. Prior the start of the unit, students will be instructed to complete the 7.5 hours of online or Learning Guide (book/Online) study and Student will complete online/Paper assessment before they attend Practical Session.
Award Titles:
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Delivery
Course Fee:
$85 (Fee can be paid the same day through Credit Card or Bank Transfer.)

Refund Policy: We are unable to refund monies for students who do not turn up for first aid classes or decide at a later date after booking that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.

Validity: Your Provide First Aid certificate is valid for three (3) years. The CPR component of the course is valid for 12 months and will need to be updated annually for you to keep your certification current.


This Course Includes:

  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Provide basic emergency life support

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS - There are no pre-requisites for this course except
Applicant must be 18 years or older.
Applicant must be a domestic student, not an International student.
A preliminary Language, Literacy and Numeracy test can be conducted at Hope Training College of Australia to assess the skill level of the applicant at the time of admission if the student is not refreshing his/her existing qualification.

Course outcomes

Competencies - A Statement of Attainment
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Delivery
What you will learn
Injuries: Cold and crush injuries, eye and ear injuries, head, neck and spinal injuries; minor skin injuries; needle stick injuries; soft tissue injuries including sprains, strains and dislocations.
Burns: From thermal, chemical, friction, or electrical contact
Environmental Impact: Hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration or heat stroke
Envenomation: From a snake, spider, insect and marine bites/stings
Medical conditions: Such as cardiac conditions, epilepsy, diabetes, asthma, and other respiratory conditions
Substance Misuse: High intake of common drugs and alcohol, including illicit drugs
Awareness of stress management techniques and available support
Other Conditions: Allergic reactions, bleeding, chest pain, choking/airway obstruction, fractures, near drowning, respiratory diseases, seizures, shock, stroke, altered or loss of consciousness, causality with no signs of life, excessive intake of poisoning and toxic substances (including chemical contamination).
Basic principles of First Aid
Patient assessment
Practical workshops
Identify and manage common medical and trauma related emergencies
Basic life support
Chain of survival
Assessing the situation
Signs of life
Performing CPR
Demonstrated use of an automated external defibrillator
Care of the unconscious person
Special techniques for children and Infants
CPR in special circumstances
Cardiac emergencies
Infection control
Reporting procedures
Principles of First Aid & Legalities
D-R-S-A-B-C-D

Career opportunities - Done

JOB ROLES

Possible roles on completion of this course may include:

  • First Aider for the workplace
  • First Aider for sporting team or club

Delivery Venue

  • Level 3, 135 Pirie Street,
    Adelaide, SA – 5000