HLTFA301C - Apply First Aid (Previously Known as Senior First Aid) -$160 per person - Special - ONLY $125 per person
This course was previously known as Senior First Aid, Workplace Level 2 or Level 2 qualification. This is the advised minimum requirement by Workplace Health & Safety Legislation for the workplace first aider.
There are NO pre-requisites or co-requisites for this competency unit.
This unit incorporates the content of units:
- HLTCPR201B Perform CPR
- HLTFA201B Provide basic emergency life support
Students must be 14 years or older. Students under 14 years must provide written permission to attend the course from their parent or guardian.
8 hours with no workbook or online time.
On successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a statement of attainment, which is valid for 3 years. As per the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines the HLTCPR201B Perform CPR unit needs to be completed every 12 months.
First Aid International offers a hands on approach with progressive assessment throughout the course including multiple course questionnaires. This is competency based training so we will make sure that you have a total understanding before you go home.
ARC Guidelines relating to the provision of first aid as outlined
Working knowledge of:
- basic principles and concepts underlying the practice of first aid
- procedures for dealing with major and minor injury and illness
- priorities of management in first aid when dealing with life threatening conditions
- basic occupational health and safety requirements in the provision of first aid
- infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
- chain of survival
- first Aiders' skills and limitations
- Understanding of the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), including when to use and when not to
First aid management of:
- abdominal injuries
- allergic reactions
- altered or loss of consciousness
- burns - thermal, chemical, friction, electrical
- cardiac arrest
- casualty with no signs of life
- chest pain
- choking/airway obstruction
- 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, dislocations
- envenomation - snake, spider, insect and marine bites
- environmental impact such as hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration, heat stroke
- medical conditions, including cardiac conditions, epilepsy, diabetes, asthma and other respiratory conditions
- near drowning
- poisoning and toxic substances (including chemical contamination)
- respiratory distress
- substance misuse - common drugs and alcohol, including illicit drugs
Awareness of stress management techniques and available support
- duty of care
- need to be culturally aware
- importance of debriefing
- own skills and limitations