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HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This course is suitable for the general public or anyone that may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations such as the community or workplace setting.

Duration: 2 – 4 hours

Student/Trainer Ratio: 10:1

Prerequisites & Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.
Participants must have the physical abilities to perform CPR unassisted for 2 minutes on the floor. Participants who cannot perform unassisted CPR on the floor may be issued a Certificate of Attendance in lieu of the Statement of Attainment.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for all persons who seek the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain breathing and circulation in an adult, child or infant following cardiac arrest or any other serious medical incident where CPR may be required. This may be parents, childcare workers, teachers or any other individual. It is recommended that participants have year 10 level reading and writing capabilities. It is important to note that there are physical standards which relate to the level of performance required when undertaking accredited training.
One requirement of the training package is that you are to be assessed as physically capable of delivering CPR unassisted, on the floor, for 2 minutes. Students who are unable to satisfy the physical requirements of the course cannot be deemed competent or issued a Statement of Attainment, even if the qualification is a necessary part of their employment conditions.

Course Objectives and Content

  • Recognise an emergency and assess for hazards
  • How to identify and minimise hazards to self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR
  • Seek assistance from emergency response services
  • Perform CPR procedures
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
  • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer s instructions
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
  • Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

Qualifications for Successful Participants

Statement of Attainment in:
HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning and/or credit transfer is not available for this course as it is expected that all participants will be new entrants.

Learner Support

We may be able to provide you with learning support. If you think you may need assistance with reading and/or writing, please contact our office to discuss how we may be able to assist.

Course Fees

For more information and an obligation free quote please call our office on 1300 884 978. Group discounts may apply. Please also refer to the Payment Terms and Conditions available on our website and in the Student Handbook.

What do I bring?

All necessary equipment and learning materials will be provided. Light refreshments will also be provided for training completed at our training facilities. Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear.

Where can I train?

Training can be conducted in one of our dedicated state-of-the-art training facilities or be conducted on your site.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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