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Provide Basic Emergency Life Support HLTAID002 – $130

Course Summary

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

National Course Code

HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Delivery

Delivery of this program is mixed mode, consisting of pre course work and 8 hours face to face workshop plus pre coursework

A refresher course is available for students who hold a current Provide Basic Emergency Life Support certificate, in which case there is no pre course theory to complete. Students just attend the 8 hours of face to face workshop

Content

All of the content included in Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001) plus;

  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Severe bleeding & bleeding control
  • Absence of life
  • Choking/airway obstructions
  • Shock
  • Infection control
  • Airway management
  • Chest pain
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • The Chain of Survival
  • Calling for help
  • Understanding the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Own skills and limitations
  • Reporting and recording an emergency
  • General OH&S and legal issued
  • Awareness of stress management and support

Course Inclusions 

  • First Aid Manual
  • A4Certificate
  • Wallet Card
  • All training resources (bandages, face shields, gloves, etc.)
  • Student support services

Assessment Methods 

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Practical demonstrations/skills observations
  • Short answer questioning
  • Completion of reports

Award Issued

  • Upon successful completion a Statement of Attainment and Walletcard will be issued for HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • Valid for 3 year from the completion date

Prerequisites

Participants must be 14 years or older

*Please note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.

For our electronic manual please see the bottom of the home page.