Short Course Description.

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This course applies to all people who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Entry requirements or Pre-requisites

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Documents issued on successful completion

On successful completion of this course you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised unit of competency completed as part of the course.

Please note, as recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council CPR training should be updated every 12 months.

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Unit Code/s:
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Learning outcomes
The delivery of this course will cover the following elements:

  1. Respond to an emergency situation
  2. Perform CPR procedures
  3. Communicate details of the incident
  4. Review the incident

Course duration
4 hours

Assessments Conducted
Formal assessment will be conducted in order to assess individual’s competency regarding the required skills and knowledge within the unit of competency.

The following assessments will be conducted as part of this short course:

  • Written knowledge assessment
  • Practical observation assessment including role plays and CPR.

NOTE: To complete this assessment you must be able to perform CPR on a mannequin on the ground, for a period of 2 minutes without stopping.