This comprehensive first aid course is appropriate for everyday emergency situations. The course is suitable for a senior first aider or person looking to increase their skills and knowledge including but not limited to the following areas:
• Responding to an emergency in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
• DRSABCD action plan and emergency response
• Performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult and infant
• Use of AED (defibrillator)
• Managing an unconscious patient
• Treating burns, wounds and bleeding
• Assist a person who is choking
• Handling medical emergencies including chest pain, asthma, anaphylaxis
• Reacting appropriately to someone who is in shock
• Treating fractures, sprains, strains, head, neck and spinal injuries
• Legal, workplace and community considerations
• Communication and reporting of incidents
Students are trained by Paramedics and other health professionals with extensive industry experience, providing authentic learning opportunities for dealing with emergency situations.
On successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in:
• HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
• HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
See https://training.gov.au/ for further informaion.
First aid qualifications are recommended for renewal every three years as per the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice. Details can be found here https://resus.org.au/the-arc-guidelines/
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation should be renewed every 12 months.
This course is eligible for CITB funding. The CITB is a whole-of-industry led organisation that provides support to attract, train and retain South Australian building and construction workers by providing leadership in training and skills development.
Each financial year, Eligible Persons with an approved CITB number are provided with $3,000 of training fee subsidies through the Construction Skills Training Program.
To check your eligibility or to renew your CITB number visit www.citb.org.au or download the MyCITB app through the Apple App Store or Google Play via the CITB website: http://citb.org.au/mycitb
Upon receipt of enrolment, students will be sent an email with further instructions on claiming the CITB rebate. You do not need to provide your CITB number at the time of enrolment.
At the successful completion of a CITB eligible course, eligible CITB students will be refunded with the CITB subsidy. The subsidy will be paid to whoever paid for the course. TAFE SA cannot claim your refund (and therefore cannot reimburse you the funded amount) prior to the finish date. All CITB refunds will be credited against the student or third party account and can not be refunded back to credit cards.
Rebate refunds will be processed within 60 days of course completion (this timeframe is to allow for assessment submission, marking and processing).
The CITB number you provide to TAFE SA must belong to the individual participant – you cannot use the CITB number of another person or company.
For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Student Engagement & Onboarding team via email on SEOShortCourses@tafesa.edu.au to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.
Provide First Aid (HLTAID011)
Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID009)
Mon 30 Oct 23
Current VISA holders eligible
Mon 27 Nov 23
Thu 22 Feb 24
Thu 23 May 24
Wed 6 Dec 23
Wed 11 Oct 23
Fri 27 Oct 23
Thu 7 Dec 23
Course enquiries and more information
Freecall 1800 882 661