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HLTAID003 Provide first aid

This first aid course will allow you to develop skills and knowledge and most importantly, confidence, to provide first aid treatment to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury. You will develop the skills to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and promote recovery. It includes initial intervention in a casualty with a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing CPR while awaiting an ambulance, as well as the complete treatment of other less serious conditions, such as applying water for burns, or assisting someone choking.

Providing effective, lifesaving first aid interventions requires instruction and practical training. This is especially true where it relates to potentially fatal illnesses and injuries, such as those that require cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or involve severe bleeding. These procedures carry a risk of further injury to the casualty and the first aider. As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with an actual real-life situation.

The course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and applies to all workers or members of the community who may be required to provide CPR in the event of an emergency.
This first aid course is essential for everyday life events, allowing you to provide immediate and effective first aid to workers or others who have been injured or become ill at the workplace or at home.

Provider of Training and Assessment
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Pulse First Aid Training.

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit Being Delivered
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life support
  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

Course Delivery
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at a Pulse First Aid Training training facility.

Entry Requirements
Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

NEW COURSE DELIVERY METHOD
Online Training with Face to Face Assessment
Study conveniently and safety online and attend a short practical assessment.
Small groups of 1-4 students.

60 minutes (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 6 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course.

NOTE: Alternate course delivery available for some group bookings
Contact us by phone or email to enquire.

Course Duration (face to face)

  • Face to Face – 7.5 hours (minimum) – full face to face course.
  • Blended delivery – 5.5 hours (minimum) face to face course – with the addition of 2 hours self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course.
  • Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled 20-minute face to face practical assessment.
  • Refresher training – 5.5 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.
  • Online course – self paced online learning and assessment to be completed within six (6) months from the date of enrolment

Assessment Requirements
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.  These are detailed in the sections following.

Certificate Renewal Requirements
It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years, with the additional requirement of updating the CPR component every 12 months.

Course Fees and Payments

  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

Work Placement Arrangements
No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

What happens at the course?

Learning Activities
Delivery of course information and learning activities.Assessment ActivitiesAssessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:

  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)
  • Choking with airway obstruction
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Snake or funnel web spider bite
  • Sprains and fractures

Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:

  • Perform CPR on an adult
  • Breathing difficulties – Asthma

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

Frequently asked questions

What is a USI?

USI (Unique Student Identification)
This is a new Government requirement. Your Unique Student Identifier (USI) will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from January 1 2015 onwards. Applying for your own USI number is relatively easy to complete.

To apply for a USI is quick and easy. Go to www usi.gov.au.

Step by step instructions on how to gain your USI number can be downloaded by clicking here.

For more information about the the USI go to: https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook#USI

Can I change the date once I've booked?

Yes. Look at the calendar and see what course you would like to change to, then send us an email using the contact form and we will send you a new invitation for the new date.

There is no additional cost to make this change this change.

What if I don't see a date for the course I want to book?

If you'd like to attend a course, but there is no date scheduled you should contact us using the contact form and let us know which course interests you. Often we have had other enquiries about the same course and are able to schedule a date that suits.

For more FAQs go here.

Pulse First Aid conducts First Aid training under the auspices and in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.