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HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation $70

About this unit of competency

Description of CPR course:

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Applicable Industries:

  • Emergency responders
  • Childcare
  • Education
  • Medical professionals
  • Construction
  • Many more

Training Program

This CPR course is delivered as a 3.5 hour face-to-face training session.

We offer weekly public attendance CPR courses at our Mayfield West training centre or we can come to your workplace.

If your organisation is interested in a private / in-house booking to have this course delivered to a group of staff, please contact our head office to discuss booking options. The delivery can be programmed to fit in with your staff and company schedule, at your venue or ours.

Assessment requirements

Physical Requirements:

It is important to note that this CPR course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments. All students are required to perform 2 minutes of CPR on an adult manikin and baby manikin on the floor. If your health or fitness will not allow you to demonstrate this, you will not be awarded a nationally accredited certificate for HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation. We can however issue a non accredited certificate of attendance for CPR.

Language Skills:

All students must be able to demonstrate an accurate verbal report which would be given to emergency services and workplace supervisor.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy requirements

This CPR course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and developing CPR skills that will be needed in an emergency. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our head office before enrolling to discuss your training needs.


All students must bring ID with them to the training course. Photo ID is the minimum requirement (e.g. Drivers Licence, Passport or similar).

Delivery and Assessments

This course is made up of one training session: Face-to-face training (approx. 3.5 hours). Learners will be assessed on the following topic areas


  • Safe manual handling
  • Identify hazards
  • Perform CPR (2 consecutive minutes each on an infant and adult manikin)
  • Unpack an use an AED
  • Place a casualty in the recovery position
  • Complete an incident report log

Knowledge topics:

  • Regulations/codes of practice
  • Safe work practice
  • Legal considerations in first aid
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Considerations when providing CPR
  • Chain of survival
  • Correct use of the AED

Training materials and resources

On the day of the training course, learners will have access to our training equipment:

  • adult and infant resuscitation manikins in line with ARC Guidelines for the purpose of assessment of CPR procedures
  • first aid equipment including:
    • an AED training device

Assessment submission process, support and outcomes

Assessment Outcomes: Competent or Not Competent

For any learner who is unable to satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks, the assessor will attempt to make reasonable adjustments to the methods of assessment. If the learner is deemed not competent, they will need to re-sit the training course and additional fees will apply.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students choosing to undertake RPL will need to be sent an RPL guide for their course.

In order to be eligible for RPL, the student must demonstrate currency in that particular subject. I.e. a student cannot submit evidence from 5 years prior and request it be applied directly to their new competency. They must show how they have since applied those skills and that they are current.

Course completion

Once assessed in all areas of the course and competency demonstrated, learners will be issued a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Health Training Package and it is recommended that it is updated annually by the Australian Resuscitation Council.

Coronavirus information

The First Aid Training Company would like to assure all customers that we are taking all necessary precautions to limit the risk of contagion from the Coronavirus.

If you have recently travelled overseas or have been in direct contact with someone who has travelled overseas, or if you have flu like symptoms (fever and or coughing) we ask that you delay your enrolment into any of our classes.

If you have any concerns or questions please contact us on 0249608608 or email

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First Aid Training Newcastle: Provide CPR HLTAID001