The Occupational First Aid course conducted by Safety &
Emergency Training Services is a nationally accredited course that is designed to provide students with the
essential knowledge and skills to allow them to provide initial advanced resuscitation to, across a variety of
industries. The course covers the following broad areas:
- DRSABCD and the guidelines set forth by the Australian Resuscitation Council.
- The use of airway management equipment.
- Oxygen equipment for therapy, resuscitation and suction as well as maintenance.
- Use of an Automatic External Defibrillator.
- Visual and verbal assessment techniques.
- Casualty vital sign collection (respiration, pulse & temperature).
- Manual handling techniques.
- Incident debriefing and evaluation.
- Verbal and written incident reporting.
This course may be conducted at either the Safety & Emergency Training Services training facility or your
workplace. This course is delivered through a combination of classroom learning, small group discussion and
practical activities in either a simulated or workplace setting.
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: HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation.
This course can be conducted at IFAP’s North Lake (WA) training facility or at any facility that has a suitable classroom and training area.
There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Students are required to be able to complete the following physical tasks:
- Perform 2 minutes of continuous CPR
- Able to assist with the movement of a casualty