HLTAID003 Provide First Aid


The skills developed from attending this course may be applied to a wide range of activities where first aid emergencies may occur e.g. Work, home, recreation.

Also provides compliance with the code of practice First Aid in the Workplace for all business owners and their workers including education, aged and community care, sport, outdoor recreation, hospitality, construction, manufacturing and service industry workplaces.

(1 day) classroom training and assessment

Course Content
This course provides the skills and knowledge to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty until the arrival of medical or assistance.

Topics include:

Introduction to first aid principles Assessing an emergency situation
Airway and breathing management of an unconscious person HLTAID001 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques (CPR) including use of an Automated Defibrillation
First Aid management of a conscious person
Medical conditions including cardiac, diabetes, epilepsy
Infection control and First Aid for minor wounds
Allergic reactions and asthma
Control of major external bleeding and shock
Management of near drowning
Hyperthermia and hypothermia
Burns and electric shock
Eye and soft tissue injuries
Venomous bites and stings
Fractures and spinal injuries
Head, chest and abdominal injuries
Assessment of the sick and injured
Recording vital signs
Communicating details of an incident
Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents

There are no prerequisite units. Participants should have numeracy and literacy skills to be able to comprehend written learning and assessment material complete a written first aid report on a first aid situation and be able to physical perform CPR on a manikin on the floor for two minutes also complete various practical first aid tasks using fellow course participants and or manikin as requested by the trainer

Assessment Methods
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 Responded to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace setting Applied first aid procedures for the following: allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, bleeding control, choking and airway obstruction, envenomation, using pressure immobilisation. fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques, respiratory distress, including asthma, shock.

Award Issued
A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants

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Southern Cross
First Aid Skills Training

ABN 93472200700

Tweed Heads
Training Centre

Ground Floor, 139 Munjungbal Drv, Tweed Heads South, NSW 2486

Courses offered every
Friday - Saturday -
Sunday - Monday

Starting at 9am NSW time or
Any day onsite at a workplace
Phone or email to book
0427 242 384
Enrolment and course fee payment may be made on the day by credit card or cash

Contact Us:
0466 015 373
(During Business Hours)
0427 242 384
(Outside Business Hours)

Email: scfatraining@gmail.com

Southern Cross First Aid Skills Training, PO Box 834,
Banora Point, NSW 2486

Training and certificates
provided under the auspices of Safety Corp RTO 91694
Scope of training available at training.gov.au

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