Courses

6-The First Aid taught in these courses are based on current policy statements from the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

This is designed to provide participants with necessary skills and knowledge to carry out emergency life savings procedures in the first few minutes following a life threatening incident.

The first aid practises taught in these courses and detailed texts are based on current policy statements from the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

The first aid practises taught in this course and detailed texts are based on current policy statements from the Australian Resuscitation Council.

Time allocation: approx. 2 hours

HLTAID002 - A Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
Workplace Level 1

This unit deals with the provision of emergency life support in recognising and responding to an emergency using basic life support measures. The first aider provides an initial response to a situation where first aid may be required but is not expected to deal with complex casualties or incidents.

Time allocation: approx. 4 hours

HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
Workplace Level 2

This is a short course designed to develop the knowledge and skills to provide basic first aid and manage the casualty(s) and the incident.

This unit specifies the outcomes required to provide first aid in a range of settings to manage the incident and response, and communicate with others involved in the treatment or response.

This unit covers the application of skills and knowledge in an emergency in the workplace or home where first aid treatment options are applied. It is about assessing the situation, providing first aid to the casualty, coordinating first aid until arrival of medical assistance, communicating details of the incident to others involved in treatment, and evaluating the incident after the event to learn from the situation activities.

Time allocation: approx. 6 hours

HLTAID004 -Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Education and care setting

This is a short course designed to develop the knowledge and skills to provide basic first aid in the education and care setting and manage the casualty(s) and the incident.

This unit specifies the outcomes required to provide first aid in a range of settings to manage the incident and response, and communicate with others involved in the treatment or response.

This unit covers the application of skills and knowledge in an emergency in the education and care setting where first aid treatment options are applied. It is about assessing the situation, providing first aid to the casualty, coordinating first aid until arrival of medical assistance, communicating details of the incident to others involved in treatment, and evaluating the incident after the event to learn from the situation activities.

It includes – level 2 plus asthma plus anaphylaxis.

Time allocation: approx. 6 hours

HLTAID006 Apply Advanced First Aid
Workplace Level 3

You will be able to provide advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders as well as support to other providers. Competency includes Advanced Resuscitation techniques, AED, oxygen administration, and anaphylaxis management.

This unit specifies the outcomes required to provide first aid in a range of settings to manage the incident and response, and communicate with others involved in the treatment or response.

This unit covers the application of skills and knowledge in an emergency in the workplace or home where first aid treatment options are applied. It is about assessing the situation, providing first aid to the casualty, coordinating first aid until arrival of medical assistance, communicating details of the incident to others involved in treatment, and evaluating the incident after the event to learn from the situation activities.

Time allocation: approx 8-12  hours

HLTAID007 - Provide advanced resuscitation

This accredited course is to acquire competency in performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – CPR. Use of an Automated External Defibrillator – AED and administering oxygen for therapy and in a resuscitation scenario. The knowledge, skills and confidence gained will enable you to perform resuscitation at an advanced level and enable you to sustain life until professional help arrives.

Time allocation: approx. 4 hours

22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

This short course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge to enable the giving of assistance to a person having an asthma attack in the workplace and administer either the casualty’s own asthma bronchodilator medication or the organisation’s asthma first aid equipment.

Time allocation: approx. 2 hours

22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

This course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until the arrival of medical assistance. This course is made up of two units: VU21800 – Provide first aid management of anaphylaxis VU21801 – Develop risk minimisation and risk management strategies for anaphylaxis.

Time allocation: approx. 2 hours

22303VIC - Course in Verifying the Correct Use of Adrenaline

Autoinjector DevicesThis unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to be able to verify others in the correct use of adrenaline autoinjector devices. The role of the verifier is limited to observing others who have successfully completed the ASCIA Anaphylaxis eTraining for Victorian Schools and verifying that these graduates can correctly use all of the adrenaline autoinjector devices currently available in Australia, as identified in the ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training. This unit of competency may contribute towards meeting the requirements of Ministerial Guidelines No 706: Anaphylaxis Management in Victorian Schools.

Time allocation: approx. 1/2 hours

22298VIC Course in Basic Oxygen Administration

Course in Basic Oxygen Administration is a short course designed to develop skills and knowledge to provide oxygen resuscitation the provision of oxygen therapy and to support the casualty until the arrival of medical assistance.

Time allocation: approx. 2 hours