PROVIDE FIRST AID
This program provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response. This includes life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
It also includes the skills and knowledge required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and operation of an AED in an emergency.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
HLTAID001 - Provide CPR
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
NOTE: Although this program is highly practical persons must demonstrate basic literacy and numeracy skills to accurately gather and convey incident information including completing casualty assessment cards.
Persons are also required to be physically capable of performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor to be assessed in this unit of competency.