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By undertaking this course, individuals will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to recognise when someone is unconscious and not breathing normally (Cardiac Arrest) and increase their chance of survival by calling an ambulance and performing potentially lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), including using a defibrillator, until emergency services arrive to take over.

This course also provides individuals with knowledge and skills to provide first aid in an electricity supply industry (ESI) environment.  Individuals will be able to apply their skills and knowledge by being able to recognise and provide an initial response where first aid is required in emergency situations, which includes the ability to provide essential first aid using basic life support measures according to established workplace first aid policies and procedures.

The course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and applies to all workers or members of the community who may be required to provide CPR in the event of an emergency.

Application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace or ESI environment and may be subject to regulations for the undertaking of electrical work.  State and territory legislative and regulatory licencing requirements must be confirmed prior to commencing this unit.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UETTDRRF10 - Provide first aid in an ESI environment

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Refresher Face to Face contact time of at least 4 Hours
Blended Face to Face contact time of at least 4 Hours
Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 5 Hours

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor

Physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills including manual handling in the rescue of a mock casualty

Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course

Personal safety equipment (PPE) must be provided by the student and worn during practical sessions

Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

This certificate does not require renewal

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Performance tasks:

  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED)
  • Management of an electrical burn and bleeding
  • Management of an electrical burn and shock
  • Completion of an Incident report form

Theory assessment  A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909