HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid

The skills and knowledge to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

This qualification 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.


1 day classroom training and assessment

Course content

Respond to an emergency

Recognise an emergency situation

Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others

Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response

Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

Deploy resources to appropriate locations as required in line with workplace procedures  Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines

Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles

Display respectful behaviour towards casualty

Obtain consent from casualty where possible

Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible

Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions

Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

Identify available resources required and establish communication links with appropriate personnel, emergency management services and medical assistance as appropriate

Deploy correct amount of required resources to locations in an effective manner to ensure timely arrival

Document the provision of resources and recommend modifications as required

Monitor the condition of casualties in accordance with first aid principles and workplace procedures

Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to relevant evacuation procedures

Arrange support for personnel involved in the incident in accordance with relevant principles and procedures

Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services

Report details of incident in line with organisational policies

Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents

Participate in debriefing to address individual needs

Evaluate management of the incident and develop an action plan in consultation with relevant parties

Review contingency planning to identify and select alternative management principles and procedures as required

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. Physical skills to be able to perform CPR on a manakin for two minutes and position and carry an injured person

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 three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including: demonstrated safe manual handling techniques, conducted a visual and verbal secondary survey assessment of the casualty, assessed vital signs (respirations, pulse and temperature), communicated effectively with a first aid team providing direction and coordination of other first aiders, post-incident debrief and evaluation, provided an accurate verbal and written report of the incident

Applied first aid procedures for the following: allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, bleeding control, choking and airway obstruction, conducted a basic triage for multiple casualty incident, envenomation (using pressure immobilisation)

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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

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provided under the auspices of Safety Corp RTO 91694
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