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HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Course Summary

Healthcorp’s HLTAID003 Provide first aid – refresher course enables students to update their skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.  The course comprises of face-to-face training hours.

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Quick Overview
Duration
1 Day

Certificate
Valid 3 years

Prerequisites
HLTAID003 First Aid

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

  • Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:
  • Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • Responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Managed the unconscious breathing casualty
  • Followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • Followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Responded to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:
  • Conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • Demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • Post-incident debrief and evaluation
  • Provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident
  • Applied first aid procedures for the following:
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding control
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • Fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Shock

Students wishing to undertake the HLTAID003 Provide first aid refresher course will need to provide a copy of their current first aid certificate.  Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance.

Important note: In order to issue an accredited certificate CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemptions.

Learn more about the Australian Government’s competency and assessment requirements for this course at https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/hltaid003

Heathcorp’s HLTAID003 Provide first aid  – refresher course is available in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Australia-wide.

The face to face training is 7.5 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of the First Aid course. Students are required to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the course commencement or will entry may be refused. There is a morning tea and lunch break. Lunch is not provided at the course.

There is a short multiple choice quiz at the end of the training, covering the practical First Aid information learnt that day. Students will also be assessed on practical skills to pass the course. Once completed, all students will receive a First Aid manual.

The HLTAID003 Provide first aid certificate is valid for three (3) years from the completion date. The Code of Practice and Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills are refreshed annually.

Once enrolled, Healthcorp will email students a confirmation with venue details and maps, course requirements, terms of enrollment and online workbook instructions.

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