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HLTAID003 - Provide first aid combined with HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

first aid DRSABCD on dummy
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* Please ensure you select a date from the above calendar to attend your practical component for this course. You must successfully complete the online theory course and assessments prior to attending the one day practical session held on Wednesdays

Course Overview:

This course provides participants with the knowledge and confidence to administer first aid care and treatment in the workplace or in personal situations. This course combines both the HLTAID003  - Provide first aid with HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation courses.

Course Currency:

HLTAID003  - Provide first aid: current to release 6.

HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation: current to release 5.

Course Content:
  • Two (2) minutes of uninterrupted CPR
  • Procedures for dealing with major and minor injury and illness
  • Priorities of management in first aid when dealing with life threatening conditions
  • Basic occupational health and safety requirements in the provision of first aid
  • Infection control principles and procedures
  • Chain of survival
  • Understanding and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Skills and Knowledge Evidence: 
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Managing the unconscious breathing casualty
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) including automated External Defibrillator AED
  • Choking
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Burns
  • Medical emergencies including: chest pain, asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetes, strokes, seizures, hyperventilation and fainting
  • Shock
  • Safety and risk management
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Chest and abdominal injuries
  • Legal issues
  • Infection control

Additional training includes:

  • Heat and cold induced illness
  • Strains, sprains, dislocation and fractures
  • Facial and eye injuries
  • Poisons
  • Bites and stings

Course Duration: 

This Skills Force training includes:

  • A pre-course online component with theory assessments followed by
  • Our 1 day in-class practical course with practical assessments at our training facility in Wangara with easy free parking and lunch bar 100m away.

Entry Requirements: 

There are no qualification pre-requisites for this course.


Skills Force Australia uses a range of different assessment tools to determine if a student is eligible to for completion of the course. Learners will be assessed individually using the following methods:

  • Scenario assessments in which a student is required to demonstrate the required skills to respond to a range of first aid or emergency situations.
  • Practical assessments:
    • Demonstration of CPR
    • Demonstration of various first aid techniques.
  • Written questions

The online component for this course uses a range of different question techniques to ensure a student has learned the required information prior to attending the face-to-face portion of the course. These question types include:

  • Multiple choice questions from a question pool
  • Drag and drop image questions and;
  • Fill in the blank questions.

Each online assessment will contain a limit to the number of attempts allowed. This limit is dependent on the number of questions contained within an assessment. Failure to complete an online assessment within the allocated number of attempts will prevent you from progressing any further until a member of staff at Skills Force Australia has contacted you regarding the situation. Please view our student handbook for any further information.

Skills Force Australia uses the following guide to determine the number of attempts for an online assessment:

Number of questions Number of resits allowed
0-7 2
8-15 3
16-20 4

Course Resources: 

Students are provided a link to the online learning via email upon registration. Students are required to undertake this pre-learning prior to attending the face to face training as this is assumed knowledge. You will obtain a certificate upon completion of the online learning. You must bring this certificate to the face-to-face course as evidence of completion of the online learning.

Skills Force Australia provides the following resources for the student during the class sessions as learning resources:

• First Aid Manual – Free student handbooks are provided but are not required for training activities. The manual incorporates the latest first aid information and is a student resource providing additional information not covered under the training package core knowledge. It provides the student with an easy to read reference for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
• Power Point - This presentation is interactive with videos and customised to include examples and scenarios that are relevant to the real life first aid and CPR emergencies which the student may face providing them with the skills and confidence to respond to a situation where emergency life support or basic first aid may be required.

Skills Force Australia provides the following equipment for use during the face to face training for the student to undertake scenario based assessment.

• Adult and infant resuscitation manikins in line with ARC Guidelines for assessment of CPR procedures
• Adrenaline auto-injector training device
• AED training device
• Placebo bronchodilator and spacer device
• Roller bandages
• Triangular bandages
• Workplace First Aid kit
• Workplace injury, trauma and/or illness record, or other appropriate workplace incident report form for written reports
• Wound dressings


On successful completion of both the online and face-to-face learning you will receive the following Statements of Attainment:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Recertification: Safe Work Australia recommends that recertification in CPR should be undertaken annually. (Safe Work Australia - Safety in the workplace)


 Completion of the online theory assessment with Certificate provided. 

Attendance Numbers: 

There is a minimum of 5 participants required for practical training to go ahead.

Specific needs and LLN reasonable adjustment:

Student(s) participating in training may have specific needs. Where these needs are identified before the enrolment process the Skills Force Australia will explore the options available to the student through the training and assessment. These may include but not limited to students with language, literacy and/or numeracy problems, or disabilities.

A certain level of language, literacy and numeracy requirements are needed to undertake this course. Specifically, students would need the ability to: Prepare a written incident report or provide information to enable preparation of an incident report (e.g. a first aid report); Communicate effectively and assertively in an incident; Use literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret and apply guidelines and protocols.

Students also require appropriate level of senses (hearing, vision, and smell) to make accurate reports, check for dangers and apply appropriate injury management strategies.

If a person with specific needs meets essential entry requirements, Skills Force Australia will work with the student to make “reasonable adjustments” necessary for that student to perform their coursework.

These reasonable adjustments may include:

  • Changing methods of how assessment is conducted, in order achieve desired competency whilst still adhering to required performance and/or knowledge evidence required such as verbal recorded assessment rather than written.
  • Changing course delivery. For example, providing study notes or research materials in different formats (larger font, different font colour, black and white images etc…);

Please see the following resource for further information regarding assistance with Literacy and Numeracy within Australia:


Further Information: Please view our student handbook for any further information

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