HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
This program provides participants with skills and knowledge required to provide emergency first aid response to casualty at workplace or in a community setting. This includes providing CPR, applying bandages, treating various emergency situations like shock, asthma, and allergic reactions and treating fractures etc. If first aid certificate is a requirement of your workplace or your current first aid certificate is expired or expiring soon, this is the course for you.
Delivery and Duration
The program is designed to be delivered over 1 day (One training session) of 8 hours.
Participants are issued with a statement of attainment within 7 days of them completing the course assessment requirements.
Training is delivered in a classroom environment. Participants are required to attend one training sessions of 8 hours with a pre reading of about 10 hours. Participants are given a textbook that is required to be read before the training session. Training is delivered using multimedia tools for example power point slides and DVDs. Participants also perform various roles plays to simulate an emergency situation. Participants are given opportunity to ask questions about the assessment processes. At least 5 participants are required to run the class. In case if the desired class size is not achieved, classes are postponed until 5 participants have confirmed enrolment. Participants are advised of the this change (classes are postponed) in the training sessions and are offered 100% refund of the fees paid if textbooks are returned, if they need to complete the training by a certain deadline.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course. Participants should be above 17 years of age. It is required that participants have physical capacity to provide CPR on the floor to causality as per the training package requirements. It is expected the participants are renewing their first aid training course completed previously.
The assessment is conducted using a combination of demonstration of first aid skills during different simulated emergency scenarios, and knowledge tests. The following provides a brief explanation of the assessment methods that are to be applied:
- Knowledge Test. The participants are required to undertake a written knowledge tests and multiple-choice questions. The assessor will provide a test to the participants at the end of the session and the participants will be required to individually complete the test.
- Demonstration / Role-Play. The participants are required to demonstrate a range of skills whilst being observed by, or interacting with, the assessor. These activities will be clearly explained and always relate to duties relevant to the emergency situations. These activities allow the assessor to observe the participants apply their knowledge and skills during practical activity. Role – Plays are conducted after the knowledge test.
The cost for this course is $120.