FIRST AID CERTIFICATE COURSES

HLTAID001 / HLTAID003 / HLTAID004 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation / Provide first aid / Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
This course teaches the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines, to provide a first aid response to a casualty and to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

The job roles that this qualification is likely to address are:

  • educators
  • support staff working within an education and care setting
  • all workers who required to provide a first aid response
  • all workers who may be required to provide CPR

Existing Skills and Knowledge
Students are required to have the following skills and knowledge prior to enrolment:

  • Over 18 years of age.
  • Due to the physical requirements of this unit the student must have the ability to perform CPR on a manikin on the floor.
  • Students may have completed prior training and require refresher training as per regulatory requirements. A certified copy of the student’s current certificate must be obtained as proof of prior competence. Refresher students must complete all aspects of the training and assessment activities.
  • Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts within a variety of contexts.
  • Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language including some unfamiliar material within a variety of contexts.
  • Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics.

Mode of Delivery
Classroom – All training will be delivered face to face within a classroom.
Self-Paced – Students will be required to undertake activities outside of the classroom environment such pre-reading and pre-course work book which is a part of the course requirements.

Assessment Methods
Observation/Practical Skills – A range of observation techniques have been included in the assessment tools to help identify the students’ ability to demonstrate their competence against the performance criteria and assessment conditions. The assessor utilises the Observation Checklist to identify observable skills either during a practical assessment or the student demonstrates the skills on the job.

Oral Questioning – The student will be assessed using Oral Questioning based on their understanding of the competency being assessed. This can be undertaken during an observation/demonstration or through an interview method, where students discuss their competence with the Assessor.

Written – A written assessment tool is provided to the student to gather evidence using a range of methods, these could include short answer questions, long answer questions, scenario based questions, or multiple choice.

Case Studies – This method is used to provide the learner with the opportunity to apply their required knowledge within a given context, providing the student with a task whereby they can apply their skills to a real life example.

COURSE OUTCOMES

HLTAID003 – Provide first aid

  1. Respond to an emergency situation
  2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  3. Communicate details of the incident
  4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

  1. Respond to an emergency situation
  2. Apply appropriate emergency first aid procedures
  3. Communicate details of the incident
  4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  1. Respond to an emergency situation
  2. Perform CPR procedures
  3. Communicate details of the incident
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