HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

About the Course:

Provide First Aid course is designed to train any person in how to respond to First Aid emergencies that may happen in the office, at home, or elsewhere. Our First Aid course is designed for First Aiders to manage patient care until the arrival of an Ambulance or medical assistance. This describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

This course will develop skills in the learner to assist and support them when conducting first aid on an injured or sick person.

This Course Includes:


What you will learn:

  • Injuries: Cold and crush injuries, eye and ear injuries, head, neck and spinal injuries; minor skin injuries; needle stick injuries; soft tissue injuries including sprains, strains and dislocations.

  • Burns: From thermal, chemical, friction, or electrical contact

  • Environmental Impact: Hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration or heat stroke

  • Envenomation: From a snake, spider, insect and marine bites/stings

  • Medical conditions: Such as cardiac conditions, epilepsy, diabetes, asthma, and other respiratory conditions

  • Substance Misuse: High intake of common drugs and alcohol, including illicit drugs

  • Awareness of stress management techniques and available support

  • Other Conditions: Allergic reactions, bleeding, chest pain, choking/airway obstruction, fractures, near drowning, respiratory diseases, seizures, shock, stroke, altered or loss of consciousness, causality with no signs of life, excessive intake of poisoning and toxic substances (including chemical contamination).

  • Basic principles of First Aid

  • Patient assessment


  • Practical workshops

  • Identify and manage common medical and trauma related emergencies

  • Basic life support

  • Chain of survival

  • Assessing the situation

  • Signs of life

  • Performing CPR

  • Care of the unconscious person

  • Special techniques for children and Infants

  • CPR in special circumstances

  • Cardiac emergencies

  • Infection control

  • Reporting procedures

  • Principles of First Aid & Legalities

  • D-R-S-A-B-C-D

Competencies

A Statement of Attainment is issued for successful completion of this course for the following units:
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Delivery
Training delivery will focus on facilitation of adult learning by contextualizing learning programs to suite the individual learner needs, reasonable adjustment will be used to accommodate varying communication and learning styles.
All participants must provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before enrolling in and attending their course. Please note that you will not receive a Statement of Attainment for your course until you have supplied your USI.

Course Duration

At Hope Training College of Australia, this qualification will be delivered in 7.5 hours of supervised instructions. Prior the start of the unit, students will be instructed to complete the 7.5 hours of online or Learning Guide (book/Online) study and Student will complete online/Paper assessment before they attend Practical Session.

Course fee

Fee – $75
Fee can be paid the same day through Credit Card or Bank Transfer.

Refund policy

We are unable to refund monies for students who do not turn up for first aid classes or decide at a later date after booking that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.

Entry Requirements


There are no pre-requisites for this course except
Applicant must be 18 years or older
Applicant must be a domestic student, not an International student.
A preliminary Language, Literacy and Numeracy test can be conducted at Hope Training College of Australia to assess the skill level of the applicant at the time of admission if the student is not refreshing his/her existing qualification.

Validity

Your Provide First Aid certificate is valid for three (3) years. The CPR component of the course is valid for 12 months and will need to be updated annually for you to keep your certification current.


Delivery Venue


Level 3, 135 Pirie Street,
Adelaide, SA – 5000
Please make sure you arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time or you may not be allowed into the class.