HLTAID011 Provide First Aid 

Are you ready to be a real-life hero? Our first aid course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to make a difference in emergencies. With instruction aligned with Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and national clinical bodies, you’ll learn to recognise emergencies, provide immediate treatment, and become a lifeline for those in need. From CPR and defibrillator usage to administering life-saving medication and immobilisation techniques, you’ll gain the confidence to handle any situation. Join us today and unleash your inner champion! 

Step into a world of life-saving knowledge! Our comprehensive first aid course covers everything you need to know to be a confident responder in emergencies. From assessing casualties and accessing emergency services to administering CPR and using a defibrillator, you’ll learn the essential skills to provide immediate and effective treatment, our course ensures you’re up to date with the latest techniques. 

Course Content 

  • What is First Aid 
  • Principles of First Aid 
  • Basic Anatomy 
  • Medical Emergencies 
  • Injuries and Accidents 
  • Envenomation 

 

COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

  • Must provide their valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) number at the time of enrolment for verification by SWIM Australia. A USI is a reference number required by the Commonwealth statutory office (Student Identifiers Act 2014) and is obtained from the USI Registrar. For more information and to create a USI, visit the USI website.   
  • Adequate physical fitness and good health 
  • Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies. 
  • Minimum age: 14 years 

 

 

STUDENT JOURNEY 

This interactive course is delivered in a blended format with online theory and practical components.  

  1. Pre-Course theory component – Students are required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face-to-face session. 
  1. Practical Workshop  
  • Simulated First Aid Scenario – Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position) 
  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on the simulated first aid scenario 
  • Perform CPR on an infant 
  • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis 
  • Manage a casualty with asthma 
  • Manage a choking casualty 
  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning 
  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed 
  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation 
  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain 
  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite) 

 

DELIVERY STRATEGY 

  • Online Theory component – approx. 2 hours 
  • Practical Workshop and assessment – 4 hours 

 

 

ALLOWABLE TIME 

Candidates have three (3) months from purchasing date to complete their training.  

 

CERTIFICATION 

Upon completion of the course, and once assessed as fully competent you will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and Certificate. This certification is valid for 3 years and the CPR component of the course must be renewed annually. To be eligible for competency upon completion of a Provide First Aid course, students must be over 14 years of age. 

 

WANT TO GET STARTED? 

Visit our Course Calendar to check the next available workshop. The dates you will see in the calendar are for when you can participate in your course’s practical workshop. To ensure you’re fully prepared, we recommend you plan ahead and set aside at least two (2) weeks from your preferred date to finish the theory component of the course. If you haven’t completed all the required theory components, you won’t be able to attend the hands-on workshop, and you may be allocated to a future date. Please consult your Trainer if you face any challenges when completing the theory modules.