This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This course is suitable for those students requiring workplace first aid skills. This course was previously called Level 1 first aid.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Those who are required to provide an emergency first aid response in a workplace.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
- HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
Initial Course duration:
Mixed Mode: Completion of pre-course study plus 5 hours practical training
Face to Face: 6 hours face to face training
Refresher Course duration:
Mixed Mode: Completion pre-course study plus 3 hours practical training
Face to Face: 5 hours face to face training
Important information regarding course durations:
Course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.
There are a number of different options for completing the pre-course study
- Online training
- Hard copy coloured workbook
Click here to find out more information
The pre course study includes 37 multi choice questions. You must take the completed paper, or the online completion print out, with you to the training course.