Advanced First Aid

HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid
  • 399
  • 2 Days (10 Hours per day)
  • Balcatta

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Course Outline

The Advanced First Aid course conducted by SETS Enterprises is a nationally accredited course that is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills to allow them to provide initial advanced care to casualties, across a variety of industries. The course covers the following broad areas:

  • DRSABCD and the guidelines set forth by the Australian Resuscitation Council.
  • Bag Valve Mask ventilation techniques.
  • Use of an Automatic External Defibrillator.
  • Visual and verbal assessment techniques.
  • Communication with a team of first aiders & other medical responders
  • Manual handling techniques.
  • Incident debriefing and evaluation.
  • Verbal and written incident reporting.
  • Triage of workplace incidents.

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Initial care for the following injuries or medical conditions:

  • Respiratory distress, including asthma, choking, airway obstruction, allergic reaction & anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding control and basic extended wound care, burns and shock
  • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation techniques
  • Environmental illnesses, hyperthermia and hypothermia
  • Fractures and possible spinal injuries, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • Seizures

Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency: HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid.  Attainment of this unit will also automatically include HLTAID011 Provide First Aid.

There is a maximum number of 10 participants per program.

To meet the course requirements, students must:

  • Have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read instructions and write assessments
  • Be physically able to kneel and perform CPR on the floor, uninterrupted for at least 2 minutes (multiple times)
  • Provide their USI on enrolment
  • Provide proof of identity, e.g. drivers licence
  • Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants and closed in shoes

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Students are required to be able to complete the following tasks:

  • communicate with others clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • find and use relevant information
  • read and comply with work instructions and specifications
  • read and record measurements
  • record and report information neatly and legibly

Why Choose SETS?

Australia-wide Training
Realistic training scenarios
Purpose built facilities
Experienced trainers
Quality rescue equipment
Teaching since 1998

If you are wanting to make a group booking, please contact the SETS office on (08) 9240 5191

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