HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

Our one day provide first aid course is not just beneficial to those in a working environment however the skills learnt could help at home and in the community.

Provide First Aid provides an overview in first aid and will provide you with the skills and knowledge to allow you to perform appropriate first aid procedures and basic life support skills.

Elements (These define the essential outcomes) 

  1. Respond to an emergency situation
  2. Apply appropriate First Aid procedures
  3. Communicate details of the incident 
  4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

Performance Criteria (This specifies the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element)

1.1 Recognise an emergency situation

1.2 Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others

1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response

1.4 Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines

2.2 Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles

2.3 Display respectful behaviour towards casualty

2.4 Obtain consent from casualty where possible

2.5 Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible

2.6 Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions

2.7 Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services

3.2 Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate

3.3 Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

4.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents

4.2 Participate in debriefing to address individual needs



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Information above provided by https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLTaid003