First Aid (2 day)

Short Course Description

This course delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. It applies to all people who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. 

This course also incorporates delivery of HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. 

Entry requirements or Pre-requisites

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Documents issued on successful completion

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

In accordance with the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice issued by SafeWork Australia, refresher training should be undertaken every 3 years. As such, the Statement of Attainment will expire 3 years from the date of issue or if the unit of competency is superseded and not equivalent. 


Unit Code/s:
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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

  1. Respond to an emergency situation
  2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  3. Perform CPR procedures
  4. Communicate details of the incident
  5. Evaluate the incident and own performance

Course duration
2 days or 1 day – depending on selected course option

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
  • Role play observation assessment

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.