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Course Name
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
Course Code Included
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTFA311A
Course Cost
$97 (may vary)
Course Duration
5.5 Hours Face-to-Face Training & Assessment + Pre
Learning and Quiz
(Time varies on individual skills, knowledge and experience)
Is the course accredited?
Yes
Does the course meet workplace requirements?
Yes
Available Discounts
Group Booking Discounts Available
Previously Known as
HLTAID003
Apply first aid
Senior first aid
Workplace level 2
First aid refresher

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid 

(Coming Soon HLTAID011 Provide First Aid)

The HLTAID003 Provide first aid is the most comprehensive first aid course available and the minimum requirement for first aid and covers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The first aid course applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Units Covered Include:

Covid-19 Precautions

At First Aid Pro your health and safety is our priority. Infection control measures and COVID-19 practices are applied across all of our training facilities. Please remember if you are unwell or experiencing any symptoms we ask that you contact us to reschedule your training. For further information please email courses@firstaidpro.com.au.

How is the Course Delivered?

No online workbook or e-learning required 

Training and Assessment are delivered Face to Face (5.5 hours)

Plus + Prior to attending the face-to-face training session, you are required to complete the pre-course reading, and complete the quiz and bring it to the training session on the day. This is a self-paced, self-directed, and mandatory component of the course. The actual number of study hours required for each learner varies depending on the learners existing knowledge, skills and experience.

How is the Course Structured?

All learners will be assessed through a combination of the following assessment methods:

  • Practical Demonstrations: Simulated scenarios/Role playing
  • Project (Incident Report)
  • Knowledge Assessment

Course Requirements

  • Participants must be 14 years of age (those who are under 18 must present enrolment form from a parent or guardian to accept responsibility)
  • Prepare verbal incident reports or provide information to enable preparation of an incident report (e.g. first aid report)
  • Communicate effectively and assertively in an incident (e.g. give a casualty handover)
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as require reading, interpret and apply guideline and protocols (e.g. read and follow ARC guidelines)
  • Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles of both compression and breaths) on an adult manikin placed on the floor
  • Perform at least 2 minutes of interrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles of both compression) on an infant manikin placed on the firm surface
  • Participants with disabilities may impact the ability to complete the course requirements, please email the office to discuss your personal situation at (courses@firstaidpro.com.au)

Course Fees 

$97 (May vary due to daily deals)

Includes:

Course Times

Our First Aid CPR Courses run frequently in some locations, 7 days week from 9:00am to 3:00pm (times may vary). For a list of our location please see the location pages.

HLTAID003 Provide first aid  –  in Sydney

This first aid course will provide you with an understanding of how to apply immediate care of an injured or suddenly sick casualty be that first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until more advanced medical help arrives. Appropriate for a wide range of situations including the workplace, home or neighborhood.

Previously known as Senior first aid, Apply first aid & Level 2 Workplace First aid

HLTAID003 Provide first aid course is the most current standard and applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

First Aid & Certificate Issued Same Day

Fully Accredited | Same Day Certificates (After Successful Completion Only)

On the day after successful completion of the training course:

  • All certificates (Statement of Attainment) are issued electronically in HLTAID003 Provide first aid (including HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support and HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation). (T&C)
  • Additionally, hard copies HLTAID003 Provide first aid can be purchased for a fee of $12 including postage.
  • As recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council and Safe Work Australia, your HLTAID003 Provide first aid certificate is valid for three (3) years. The HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation component of the course is valid for 12 months and will need to be updated annually for you to keep your certification current.

Refresher First Aid Courses

Current industry standards require  HLTAID003 Provide first aid to be updated every 3 years. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends the CPR component is updated annually.

Course Content

Topics include
  • Management of the unresponsive victim
  • DRSABCD
  • CPR for Adults and Infants
  • How to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Drowning and Choking
  • Medical Emergencies:
    – Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Seizures. Heart Attack, Stroke, Diabetes
  • First Aid Management:
    – Bleeding Injuries, Burns, Fractures, Soft Tissue
  • Bites and Stings Management:
    – Snakes, Spider Bites and Sea Creatures
  • Spinal Management:
    – Head and spinal injuries
  • Managing heat and cold conditions:
    – Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke, Hypothermia
  • Assessing and Moving the injures ( Secondary Survey):
    – Head to toe examination
  • Follow relevant procedures for recording first aid:
    – Verbal Handover and Incident report writing

Practical Skills and Assessment Workshop Include:

The participant will show the ability to complete tasks outlined in the criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

Practice and assessment will be completed in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:

  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • managed the unconscious breathing casualty
  • followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Respond to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:

  • conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • post-incident debrief and evaluation
  • provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident

Applied first aid procedures for the following:

  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • bleeding control
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • shock

Knowledge Evidence

The participant will demonstrate through the successful completion of the online theory, essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in the criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:

  • ARC Guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and first aid
  • safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge

legal, workplace and community considerations including:

  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • duty of care requirements
  • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing

considerations when providing first aid including:

  • airway obstruction due to body position
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED
  • chain of survival
  • standard precautions
  • how to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty

principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios:

  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • basic care of a wound
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • eye and ear injuries
  • fractures
  • febrile convulsions
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • seizures, including epilepsy
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains
  • stroke
  • unconsciousness

basic anatomy and physiology relating to:

  • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions

Locations

  • Sydney CBD: City Tattersalls Club, 94 – 204 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Parramatta: Holiday Inn Parramatta, 18-40 Anderson St, Parramatta, NSW, 2150, Australia
  • Sydney Olympic Park: 6 Edwin Flack Avenue Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127 Australia
  • Tweedheads: Twin Towns Services Club, 2 Wharf St, Tweed Heads NSW 2485, Australia
  • Bankstown: 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown NSW 2200
  • Greenwich: Twin Towers Inn 260-264 Pacific Hwy Greenwich NSW 2065 Australia
  • Gosford: Gosford RSL Club 26 Central Coast Hwy West Gosford NSW 2250
  • Dee Why: The Builders Club, 18 Fisher Rd, Dee Why NSW 2099
  • Penrith: Penrith RSL 8 Tindale street Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
  • Hurstville: South Hurstville RSL Club 72 Connells Point Rd South Hurstville NSW 2221 Australia
  • Miranda:  Miranda RSL Club 615 Kingsway Miranda NSW 2255 Australia
  • Smithfield: Smithfield RSL Cnr Cumberland Hwy and Neville Street Smithfield NSW 2164 Australia
  • Blacktown: 40 Second Ave Blacktown NSW 2148 Australia
  • Castlehill: 77 Castle St Sydney NSW 2154 Australia

Your first aid certificate – Fully Accredited

Get your fully accredited first aid certificate on the same day.

After successfully completing your training with First Aid Course Sydney you will receive a fully Accredited Recognised Statement of Attainment for your first aid course.