First Aid

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • Corporate Course on Request
  • 1 Day Plus Pre-Learning
  • Balcatta / Client Site

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Course Outline

This unit 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.

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Course Outcomes:

On completion of this course, participants should be able to have a sound knowledge of:

  • Duty of care
  • Burns
  • Infection control
  • Crush injuries
  • Choking
  • Overexposure to heat and cold
  • Drowning
  • Eye, ear and nose injuries
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Defibrillation
  • Bites and stings
  • Asthma
  • Fractures and soft tissue injuries
  • Documentation in the workplace
  • Substance misuse
  • Altered conscious state
  • Internal injuries
  • Bleeding and amputations
  • Poisoning

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: 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 shirt, long pants and closed in shoes


This course has a pre-reading component and a pre-course assessment that must be completed prior to attending the face to face training day.

Note: To maintain a valid First Aid Certificate, this course must be completed every 3 years.

Participants are required to pre-read the supplied Learner Manual and complete the associated Pre-course Assessment.

The completed Assessment must be provided to SETS prior to the face to face training day.

Participants who do not provide SETS or the Trainer / Assessor with a completed Assessment prior to course start will not be permitted to continue the 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?

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Realistic training scenarios
Purpose built facilities
Experienced trainers
Quality rescue equipment
Teaching since 1998
4 Hours (AM Session) / $$85
Advanced First Aid
2 Days (10 Hours per day) / $399
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