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Provide First Aid

Duration:
8 Hours

Max Students:
15

Designed for:
Our Provide First Aid training course is designed First Aiders to manage patient care until the arrival of an Ambulance and how to respond to First Aid emergencies that may happen at home, office or anywhere in daily life.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au

This training course involves the completion of a theory workbook prior to the start of the training session (taking approximately 3 hours) which is submitted on the morning of the training course.

Description:
This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty and applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings. This course is taught by highly experienced emergency services instructors who have a strong background in Emergency Medical Response. Many practical exercises are included as part of the training.

Content:

Note: This training course involves the completion of a theory workbook prior to the start of the training session (taking approximately 3 hours) which is submitted on the morning of the training course.

The following items are covered during the conduct of the training:

  • Legal and ethical
  • D-R-S-A-B-C-D
  • Recovery Position
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Chest pain
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Burns
  • Fractures, strains and sprains
  • Bites and stings
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Spinal, head and facial injuries
  • Asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke

  
CITB Funding SA courses only (Total cost with valid membership is 0.00). To enrol into a CITB funded course, please contact the SA Training Coordinator on 1800 655 510 or email training@fsaus.com.au.

Units of Competency

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Assessment:
Assessment of this course is through written assessment and is observation of students carrying out a range of scenarios. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Delivery Method:
Classroom theory via PowerPoint or the issued learner resource including use of audio-visual material and practical activities.


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