Training

Provide First Aid

Course Details

 

Course Overview

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

 

Pathway

This unit of competency (HLTAID011 Provide First Aid) can be used as either core or elective units within many nationally endorsed qualifications. 

This course is part of ATCO Gas Australia’s Cert III Gas Supply Industry Operations qualification.

Having this qualification can also benefit people looking for employment; with the current industry focus on workplace safety, having a current Provide First Aid accreditation gives you an advantage over other job-seekers; especially for high risk workplaces.

Length of course: Study - 6 hours | Assessment - 2 hours

Contact ATCO Gas Australia Training Department for further information if required. 

Email: tmailbox@atco.com or phone: 08 6163 5181.

Apply for Provide First Aid

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Information about the course

  • Content
    • How to respond to an emergency situation
    • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
    • Principles and Procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios:
      • Abdominal injuries, allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, basic care of a wound, bleeding control, burns, cardiac conditions, including chest pain, choking and airway obstruction, crush injuries, diabetes, dislocations, drowning, envenomation, environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke, eye and ear injuries, fractures, febrile convulsions, head, neck and spinal injuries, minor skin injuries, needle stick injuries, poisoning and toxic substances, respiratory distress, including asthma, seizures, including epilepsy, shock, soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains, stroke, unconsciousness. 
    • Communicate details of the incident
    • Review the Incident

     

    Practical sessions include:

    • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise
    • Managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult, including:
      • Performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
      • Following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
      • Demonstrating a rotation of single rescuer operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
      • Responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
    • Managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:
      • Performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
    • Managed casualties, with the following:
      • anaphylaxis
      • asthma
      • non-life-threatening bleeding
      • choking
      • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
      • fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques
      • minor wound cleaning and dressing
      • nosebleed
      • shock
    • Responded to at least one simulated first aid incident contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or community setting, where the candidate has no knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:
      • Identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and symptoms
      • Using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required 
      • Providing appropriate first aid treatment
      • Conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any required post incident action
      • Providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
      • Reviewing the incident
  • Pre-requisites

    There are no Prerequisites for this course at the time of publication. Intermediate level of English, literacy, language and numeracy are required to successfully complete this course.

    However the minimum for attending ATCO Gas Australia’s Training is Long Pants, Long Sleeves shirt (Preferably Hi Visibility) Safety Boots and valid photo identification and Unique Student Identification Number. 

    Contact ATCO Gas Australia Training Department for further information if required. 

    Email: tmailbox@atco.com or phone: 08 6163 5000.

  • Assessment Methods
    • Written assessment
    • Practical assessment
  • Session Duration and Location
    • 1 day (8 hours)
    • Commencing 8:00 am (registration at 7:45 am)
    • Location – 81 Prinsep Road, Jandakot
  • Cost of course
    • $130.00