HLTAID003 Provide first aid
COURSE OVERVIEW - 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.
Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.
Recognise an emergency situation
Assess the casualty and situation and seek assistance where required
Perform cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Provide first aid and monitor the casualty’s condition and respond within established principles
Use available resources and equipment
Operate first aid equipment to manufacturers instructions
Convey details to Emergency Services
Workplace reporting and confidentiality of records
Recognising psychological impact in critical incidents
DURATION - 7 hours
PRE-REQUISITES - Nil Applicable
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW & DO - You will need to complete a workbook prior to the course. This can be done online or in paper format (please ensure you bring these books with you)
ASSESSMENTS - Throughout the course participants must demonstrate competency during a series of practical skills evaluation and written assessments.
LICENCES & CERTIFICATION - This course is Nationally Recognised Training and applicants’ deemed competent at the conclusion of the course will be provided with a Statement of Attainment and a wallet-size competency card.