HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations $250

 

Includes Complimentary HLTAID003 Provide first aid

About this unit of competency

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response and emergency life support to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation.

The unit applies to workers who may be required to prepare for and provide a first aid response in locations beyond the reach of timely medical assistance.

Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

 

National Course Code

HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

Training Program

This Provide first aid in remote situations course is delivered as a 14 hour face-to-face training session, plus breaks.

We offer weekly public attendance first aid 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 element of this 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 HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations. We can however issue a non accredited certificate of attendance for First aid.

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

The remote area first aid 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 first aid 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.

Identification

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

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 HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations.

This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Health Training Package and it is recommended that it is updated three yearly.

HLTAID005 Course Description