Short Course
Professional Development Course

First Aid + CPR (PDC)

Lifesaving Skills: First Aid and CPR Certification

Course ID

HLTAID011 + HLTAID009

Length

8 hours

Cost

$140

Outcome

Master essential life-saving techniques and emergency response skills

Overview – what is the First Aid + CPR Short Course

The Provide First Aid and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) short course prepares individuals to handle emergency situations and respond with first aid measures. This course is ideal for those who want to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to confidently respond to emergency situations that may arise in various settings like work, home, or in the community.

This course offers face-to-face delivery, allowing participants to learn from experienced trainers and interact with other students in a classroom setting. This format is perfect for those who prefer a traditional learning environment, as well as those who enjoy hands-on activities and group discussions.

Course Overview

Course Details

  • The First Aid and CPR short course covers a wide range of topics, including:
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Managing airways, breathing and circulation
  • Resuscitating a casualty using CPR
  • Treating wounds, bleeding and burns
  • Managing shock, poisoning and allergic reactions
  • Using defibrillators (AEDS)
  • Short course name: Provide First Aid and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (First Aid + CPR)
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Delivery: Face-to-face learning with an online assessment component
  • Units of competency: Two (2)

Course Structure

The First Aid + CPR short course consists of two (2) units of competency.

  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Cost

We recognise the importance of affordability. The First Aid + CPR short course is structured to offer a competitive pricing model, ensuring that investing in the future is attainable.

First Aid + CPR = $140 combined

Entry requirements and eligibility

To enrol in the First Aid + CPR course, applicants must be at least 16 years old. Additionally, students need minimum computer literacy, Microsoft Office 365 access, and unrestricted internet access. They should also be able to record assessments and provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) at enrolment. The Student Handbook provides full details on entry requirements. The course requires an online assessment component to be completed by the participant outside of the course times.

Delivery

The First Aid + CPR short course is delivered in a face-to-face classroom format. Before the course begins, participants will be required to complete an online assessment. This component provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental concepts of First Aid and CPR. The face-to-face component follows, where participants will engage in interactive learning activities to further enhance their knowledge and skills in the subject.

Intakes

The program offers several intakes throughout the year, providing participants with the convenience of commencing their studies at a time that aligns with their schedules. To view the current intakes, click on ‘Enrol Now’.

Work Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the First Aid + CPR short course, participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment. This statement of attainment will demonstrate their competency in providing first aid and CPR in a variety of emergency situations.

How to Enrol

Enrolling in the First Aid + CPR short course is a hassle-free process for participants. To enrol, participants simply need to visit the ‘Enrol Now’ link to access the online enrolment form. Once the form is completed, the Enrolment team will guide participants through the necessary steps.

Before applying, participants will need the following:

  • A photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate (in colour)
  • USI number – please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create a USI number
  • A parent or guardian close by to sign (under 18)

FAQs

Who would benefit from the short course?

The First Aid + CPR short course is a valuable training program for anyone who wants to be prepared to respond to a first aid emergency. This course is particularly beneficial for:

  • Workplace employees: many workplaces require their employees to have a current First Aid + CPR certificate. This is especially important in workplaces with a higher risk of accidents or injuries, such as construction sites and factories.
  • Parents and caregivers: having First Aid + CPR skills can help parents and caregivers respond to emergencies involving their children or other dependents.
  • Teachers and educators: teachers and educators can use their First Aid + CPR skills to help students in need.
  • Coaches and sports trainers: coaches and sports trainers can use their First Aid + CPR skills to respond to injuries during sports activities.
  • Babysitters and nannies: Babysitters and nannies can use their First Aid + CPR skills to provide care for children in their charge.
  • First responders: first responders, such as police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians, can use their First Aid + CPR skills to provide immediate care to casualties.

In addition to these specific groups, anyone who wants to be prepared to help others in an emergency can benefit from taking the First Aid + CPR short course. By completing this course, you can gain the skills and confidence to act in a crisis situation.

What is the assessment process for this course?

The evaluation process for the course includes a combination of knowledge-based questions, hands-on case studies, and practical activities. Traditional exams are not included in the assessment process.

What is the certification process?

Upon successful completion of the short course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the satisfactory completion of the units of competency.

We are excited to offer you an exclusive opportunity to advance your skills through our First Aid + CPR short course. Don’t miss out on this chance to take the first step towards a promising career today.

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