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HLTAID015 Provide Advanced resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy

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Course Name
HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy
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Course Cost
$120 (may vary)
Course Duration
5 Hours Face-to-Face + Self-Paced Online
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Previously Known as
HLTAID007 – Provide advanced resuscitation
HLTFA404C – Apply advanced resuscitation techniques
HLTFA404B – Apply advanced resuscitation techniques
HLTFA404A – Apply advanced resuscitation techniques

HLTAID015 – Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

According to current government standards, the most up-to-date training is HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy. This course replaces HLTAID007. HLTAID015 is designed for health professionals (including doctors and nursing staff) who require the use of oxygen therapy.

Many of our first aid courses are suitable for beginners.HLTAID015 is not one of them. It requires a sound understanding of first aid. It’s assumed that anyone signing up for the HLTAID015 course has already completed an accredited HLTAID011 Provide First Aid course. You will need these skills in order to take HLTAID015.

FirstAidPro Sydney is a fully accredited Australian RTO (Registered Training Organisation). Our HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course is compliant with all government standards for first aid training and is recognised nationwide. Our first aid training courses align with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) standards and various other peak clinical bodies such as Safe Work Australia.

All of our training is very hands-on, and the Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy course is an excellent example of this. Our training courses are highly immersive and provide a supportive environment to learn. Our trainers are qualified and experienced and always willing to answer questions. Students get the benefit of many years of real-world practical experience as part of the training. You’re not going to find a better option when it comes to learning CPR and oxygen therapy.

During the training, students will receive training in the following:

  • CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • AED use (Automated external defibrillator)
  • Assessing vital signs (respiration, pulse, oxygen saturation)
  • Basic airway adjuncts
  • The “five rights.”
  • Safe administration of oxygen (legal requirements, correct use, cleaning, sterilisation and storage of oxygen equipment)

Supersedes HLTAID007

The previous standard in this area – HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation – is now outdated. Originally established as a training standard by the National Register on Vocational Education and Training (, the HLTAID015 course now supersedes this standard. The new class is accepted in all contexts where HLTAID007 was previously required – even where your workplace has older reference material that specifically requests HLTAID007 training.

Up until 2020, the highest benchmark for CPR and oxygen therapy first aid training was HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation. HLTAID007, defined by the National Register on Vocational Education and Training (aka, has now been superseded by the HLTAID015 course. In any situation or work context where HLTAID007 training was previously required, HLTAID015 should now be the standard – even when older workplace documentation specifically refers to HLTAID007.

The updated standard includes the following qualifications as part of the course.

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (previously HLTAID001)
  • HLTAID015 – Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy (previously HLTAID007)

Get Your Certificate Faster

HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy is a half-day seminar, which generally takes place at one of our many first aid training venues. The course is usually a single 5-hour block (with appropriate breaks included). Course times can vary but are generally between 9 am and 2 pm.

The following components are part of the training:

  • A Trainer-led demonstration that focuses on the uses of key equipment, skills, and techniques used in resuscitation and oxygen therapy.
  • The chance to practise with the equipment, techniques and skills used in resuscitation, assisted and supervised by the trainer and including the opportunity to ask questions.
  • Various practical assessments, including role-plays, observations, class debriefs, and written and verbal incident reports.

Some prior reading is necessary for the course, which is provided to you well ahead of your training date.

FirstAidPro Sydney’s HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course is the most interactive training of its kind currently on the market. The course is highly practical, with all assessments taking place during the training day – there’s no follow up exams on a later date. Once the course is complete, the certificates will be available to download digitally and print within 24 hours.

Same Day Certificates

Completing the HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course will provide you with the following qualifications, recognised nationwide:

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • HLTAID015 – Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

This certification is fully accredited and suitable for any professional role requiring certification in HLTAID015 (or HLTAID007). The HLTAID015 certificate itself is valid for up to three years from the date of your training. However, you should note that ARC guidelines require you to update your CPR qualifications (including HLTAID009) every year to remain current.

The cost of the full HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy training course – including all equipment, training materials, and certificates – is only $120, and this can be even more affordable with our daily deals. Don’t forget our price match guarantee. If you find a training course offering the same qualification for a lower price, we’ll beat it by 10%!

Is there a course near me?

FirstAidPro has training venues all across Australia, in all capital cities and many significant regional centres. Below is a snapshot of some of the locations where we run training.

  • Adelaide, South Australia
  • Brisbane, Queensland
  • Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
  • Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland
  • Canberra, ACT
  • Darwin, Northern Territory
  • Hobart, Tasmania
  • Launceston, Tasmania
  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Perth, Western Australia
  • Sydney, New South Wales

Alternatively, if you’re looking closer to home and want to know about our training venues in the Sydney area, have a look at our locations page.

The HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy run at various times throughout a given week, but the most regular timeslot is from 9 am till 2 pm. Trainers for HLTAID015 need to cover a significant amount of information in the time they have, so standard practice is for the doors to be closed and secured at the exact start time of the course. Latecomers will generally need to reschedule their training to another date. As such, we ask all participants to arrive 15 minutes early to avoid missing out.

For more information, don’t hesitate to contact us via the contact pageemail, or phone (08) 8382 4677.

Pre-Enrolment Requirements

If you’re hoping to participate in our HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course, there are several conditions.

Firstly, HLTAID015 isn’t available to anyone under 14 if youré under 18, signed consent from a parent or guardian is required.

It’s also a requirement that you’ve completed an accredited HLTAID011 Provide First Aid course – much of the learning of Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy builds on the knowledge gained from that course.

There is also a reasonable amount of physical activity involved in the HLTAID015 – most significantly as part of the CPR section of the course. To participate in the class, you must be physically capable of the following:

  • Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult manikin placed on the floor
  • Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock

A Covid-Safe Company

The health and welfare of our training participants is a high priority for FirstAidPro Sydney. For this reason, we’re careful to follow all current government regulations when it comes to Covid-19 safety and social distancing. When taking part in one of our training courses, you’ll need to respect the following Covid 19 safety precautions (if they’re currently in place):

  • Sign-in sheets for participants
  • Maintaining safe social distance, where practical
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks
  • Equipment and materials are regularly cleaned and sterilised

In addition, for the safety and welfare of all our students, we ask that anyone unwell or suffering from flu-like symptoms not attend. Contact us on or around the day, and we can reschedule your training to a later date at no additional cost.

USI Number

Under the current government regulations for Vocational Education and Training (VET), you’ll need a Unique Student Identifier or USI number to participate in any accredited training. Unfortunately, FirstAidPro Sydney can’t provide this number for you – you need to apply for it personally. This number is then permanently associated with you and your official records, not unlike a tax file number. All VET courses you undertake will link to this number.

Fortunately, the application process is relatively straightforward. You need to visit the USI website and begin an application.

Course Format

FirstAidPro Sydney’s Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy is a highly interactive training course with a strong blend of theoretical knowledge and applied practical skills. Students should expect a healthy amount of each during the course. All assessments (practical and theory) are part of the half-day seminar, so there are no follow-up dates for exams or other assessments. The trainer will also be on-hand at all times to answer questions and provide assistance as needed.

Once the day’s training is complete, certificates will be issued and made available from FirstAidPro Sydney’s online portal that same day.

Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy Techniques

The Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy course will assess a students knowledge of many areas. To complete all assessments, students will need to show their understanding of:

  • Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines
  • Safe Work Australia Code of Practice
  • Incident hazard and risk minimisation processes
  • Infection control procedures
  • Safe work practices for oxygen equipment and cylinders
  • Workplace or site first aid procedures
  • First aid kit contents
  • Education and Care Services National Law
  • State Education and Care Services Regulations
  • First aider Duty of Care requirements
  • First aider requirements for the currency of skill and knowledge
  • First aider skill and knowledge limitations
  • First aid parent/guardian consent
  • First aid privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Stress management techniques and available support for rescuers and children
  • The effect of positional change during CPR
  • The appropriate duration, hand placement, compression/ventilation cycles and cessation of CPR
  • AED use on children (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • AED safety and maintenance procedures
  • Chain of survival
  • Accessing and handing over to emergency services
  • Assessing the level of consciousness for infants and children
  • Basic anatomical differences and first aid considerations between infants, children and adults
  • Using suction devices
  • Benefits, contraindications and complications of a basic airway adjunct
  • Assessing and interpreting vital signs
  • Normal clinical values (respiration, pulse, oxygen saturation)
  • Identification of signs and symptoms and first aid management for life-threatening-bleeding
  • When oxygen is beneficial
  • When you shouldn’t use oxygen
  • Benefits, contraindications and complications of providing oxygen
  • Benefits, contraindications and complications of suctions
  • Selecting and using various oxygen mask types and other oxygen therapy devices
  • Cleaning, maintaining, troubleshooting and storing various resuscitation and oxygen equipment
  • Safe use, storage and disposal of consumables
  • First aider and rescuer mental well-being and support

Completion of the course will also require you to demonstrate your practical first aid skills by correctly providing first aid to:

  • A currently unconscious adult who is not breathing (CPR, AED, two-rescuer CPR, oxygen ventilation)
  • An unconscious adult who is regurgitating or vomiting (recovery position)
  • An unconscious child who is not breathing (CPR)
  • A casualty with blood loss of a life-threatening nature (tourniquet, haemostatic dressing)
  • A casualty requiring supplementary oxygen (Assess vitals, provide oxygen)

In addition to this, you’ll need to show your ability to do the following tasks:

  • Identifying when to provide first aid
  • Following DRSABCD protocol (Danger, Response, Send for help, Airway, Breathing, CPR and Defibrillation)
  • Completing incident reports
  • Performing a handover to emergency services
  • Selecting appropriate resuscitation and oxygen equipment, and then cleaning, fixing and store it after use.


Advanced Resuscitation on a Newborn

In addition to learning how to work with adults, the Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy course will also provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist a child or infant. You’ll learn the correct application of DRSABCD protocol in an emergency for people of any age – from zero to ninety.

Why do I need this course?

Understanding how to assist a casualty suffering from breathing difficulties is fundamental to the job for many professional roles. Such situations are far beyond the scope of any conventional first aid training and work with specialised gear such as emergency oxygen equipment. HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy provide the technical training for precisely these situations, making it a must-have for anyone working in these fields.

Other courses offered by FirstAidPro

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support (BELS)
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in a remote or isolated site
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy
  • Manual Handling
  • Manual Handling for Nurses
  • White Card
  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
  • Mental Health First Aid Refresher


Old course codes:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) *
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support (BELS) *
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid *
  • HLTAID004 Provide an amergency first aid response in an education & care setting
  • HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations
  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid *
  • HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation

* – The updated versions of these topics are covered in the HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid course.