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First Aid

Apply (Senior) First Aid Course

8 hours duration (Plus online component approx 4 hours)  (HLTFA301B - Delivered by SLSNSW RTO:90394)
First Aid Course Information

Sydney, Parramatta, Central Coast, Newcastle, Wollongong

Courses need to be booked and paid a minimum of 7 days prior to course commencement.

Course description

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support. Once completed, participants will obtain a first aid certificate that is valid for three years. The Apply First Aid course is nationally recognised WorkCover approved training.

Course content

The principles of first aid and its application

  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Treatment of shock, infection, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

 

Flexible delivery – One full day of training (8 hours) plus a question and answer workbook (available online or in hardcopy format) to be completed independently prior to the day of practical training.

Assessment

This course is assessed through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised WorkCover approved statement of attainment for the following unit of competence:

HLTFA301B-Apply First Aid

*Note: This unit of competence incorporates the content of HLTCPR201A Perform CPR

Validity

To maintain the currency and validity of your skills, industry requires an Apply First Aid Update course be completed every 3 years from the date of final assessment. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that the CPR component of this course be updated every 12 months. This course is recognised by WorkCover NSW.

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