First Aid is an essential qualification for all health care providers and an important life-saving skill for any other person whether you are a teacher, an employee or an employer, community leader or a parent.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
This nationally recognized course (Unit of competency) provides you with essential skills and knowledge to perform First Aid including:
· Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult and infant
· Appropriate response in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
· Managing an unconscious breathing casualty
· Single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
· Following the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
· Visual and verbal assessment of a casualty
· Safe manual handling techniques
· Post-incident debrief and evaluation
· How to provide an accurate verbal or written report of the incident
Apply first aid procedures for the following situations:
· Allergic reaction
· Bleeding control
· Choking and airway obstruction
· Envenomation for snake bites, using pressure immobilisation
· Fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques
· Spider bites,
· Respiratory distress, including asthma
This unit of competency is delivered by blended delivery mode. Learners will be provided with the workbook which needs to be completed prior to attending the practical class held on campus. There will be a number of online assessment questions that learners must successfully answer before attending the practical session. Upon successful completion of your online assessment please print and bring your certificate to your practical session. Successful completion of the online assessment is a prerequisite for attending the practical session. Your certificate will be issued upon completion of both online and practical assessment components conducted on the day of your practical session.
The practical session required for this course can be completed by attending a one-day practical session that is usually conducted during weekends or two evenings. Currently, the practical sessions are held in Perth campus.
Cost: $95.00 (30-year anniversary special!.) Usually $130.00
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Venue: South Lake
Your Provide First Aid certificate is valid for three (3) years. The CPR component of the course is valid for 12 months and will need to be updated annually for you to keep your certification current.
Your qualification is nationally recognised (Australia wide) through Australian Qualification Framework.
Monitored and regulated by Australian Skills Qualification Authority, the government regulator of the Vocational Education and Training Sector.
The course may be recognised as a continuous professional development activity by your professional body or Association. Please contact them directly.
Please note that the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) and Acupuncture and Complementary Medicine Association of Australasia (ACMAA) formally recognise all the short courses offered by AIHFE for the purpose of professional development of their members.