Home / Courses / First Aid

FIRST AID - INCLUDES CPR

FOR ENQUIRIES CALL 

First Aid Courses in Brisbane will provide you with the skills and knowledge to provide first aid.

What you will learn:

You will learn how to apply the DRSABCD procedures in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC). During the practical application, you will learn to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by a single rescuer of 5 cycles both compressions and ventilations on an adult manikin and infant manikin, manage regurgitation or vomiting, manage an unconscious breathing casualty, demonstrate a rotation of operators for compressions and the use of an Automated external defibrillator (AED) following prompts.

You will learn how to manage regurgitation and vomiting, unconsciousness, use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) by following prompts, conduct visual and verbal casualty assessment, use safe manual handling techniques, monitor vital signs and provide accurate reporting (verbal and written) of incidents.

During your first aid course in Brisbane, you will find out how to manage a variety of injury and medical emergencies some examples being: allergic reactions including anaphylaxis, bleeding, choking and airway obstruction, abdominal injuries and crush injuries, burns, cardiac arrest, diabetes, eye and ear injuries, envenomation, fractures, sprains and strains, hypothermia, hyperthermia, febrile convulsions, the use of arm slings, bandages and immobilisation, seizures, and respiratory distress including asthma and shock.

Your training will cover learning about state and territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures regarding CPR, first aid, safe work practices and minimising risks and hazards, infection control and the legal aspects of a workplace and community relating to duty of care, respectful behaviour, consent, privacy and confidentiality and debriefing.

You will learn basic anatomy as it relates to breathing, the chest cavity, response and consciousness, airway, skeletal abnormalities and appropriate first aid for specified conditions.

There will be practical exercises to demonstrate what is being learned.

Note:  Some organisations require their workers to hold the appropriate First aid certificate for their role, for example: Childcare centres may require their staff to complete Childcare First Aid course.  It is important to discuss with your employer, which course is suitable for your role prior to making a booking.

Unit Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd – RTO 90909.

  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

  • HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

IMPORTANT INFORMATION PRIOR TO ENROLMENT

COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS

The fee for this course is $120 (GST free) per person – book with a group to receive a discount

For group/company bookings, please contact us for a free quote on 1300 707 677

Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – please refer to the Student Handbook

Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

COURSE DURATION

•    Option 1:  Face to Face – 7.5 hours (minimum) full face to face course
•    Option 2:  Blended delivery – 6 hours (minimum) face to face course with the addition of 2 hour self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
•    Option 3:  Refresher training – 6 hours (minimum) face to face course – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates
•    Option 4:  Online Training with Face to Face Assessment – 60 minutes (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 6 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course

Important information regarding course durations

The First aid Brisbane course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at a A Training training facility.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study: 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.

CERTIFICATE RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years, with the additional requirement of updating the CPR component every 12 months.

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.  These are detailed in the sections following.

WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement will be required as part of this course.

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

Please refer to the Student Handbook for all details relating to your rights and responsibilities.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

Delivery of course information and learning activities.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

  • Performance tasks and Practical scenarios
    • Simulated First Aid Scenario – Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)
    • 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)
  • Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions.
first aid courses in brisbane bandaging