Training

First Aid

Eligible for accreditation in:
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardio Pulmonary
    Resuscitation
(Previously Senior First Aid or Workplace Level 2)

Compliant with Workplace Health and Safety requirements the Royal Life Saving First Aid training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to administer first aid to a victim of illness or injury until the arrival of professional medical help. Any one of us – parent, work colleague or passerby – irrespective of job or background, may have to give first aid at some time in our lives. That’s why “Everyone can be a lifesaver”. We should all be prepared.

Description

This course will provide you with the ability to recognise basic signs and symptoms of various illnesses and injury and subsequent provision of appropriate treatment or assistance.

A First Aid training Course and Statement of Attainment (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid and HLTAID001 Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) from Royal Life Saving is recognised as a pre-requisite for employment and considered a mandatory requirement by the Aquatic and Recreation Industry and workplaces.

Delivery Mode options

Delivery modes vary depending on your selected course and may include:

  1. Face-to-Face – Classroom based includes theory, practical instruction and assessment
  2. Flexible delivery – Self-paced pre-learning and classroom based delivery.
  3. On-line - Self-paced E-learning before attending a face-to-face practical assessment. (First Aid in a BoxTM assessment is not available in all States and Territories. Please check with your local office before enrolment).

Please check delivery options available at the time of booking.

First Aid in a BoxTM


First Aid in a BoxTM gives you the opportunity to attain your first aid qualification via a self-paced, flexible training program. It combines DVD and online interactions to deliver an engaging and essential lifestyle education course which provides excellent value for money and value for time.

Candidates complete the theory and online assessments at their own pace and receive their own learning manikin and DVD for use learning resuscitation (CPR). Upon completing the online content and learning CPR, candidates are required to attend a two hour practical workshop, which will refine their first aid skills and complete the process of obtaining a first aid qualification.

Stages of First Aid in a BoxTM

  1. Enrol and Complete the online learning at http://learning.royallifesaving.com.au
  2. Practice CPR with personal manikin and DVD.
  3. Attend a 2-3 hour Practical Workshop.

Pre-requisites

There is no prior learning required for the full course. Update courses require a current First Aid certificate. It is recommended that candidates are 14 in the calendar year they attempt the course. Candidates must also be able to perform CPR on a adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Content

Theory 

  • Legal Aspects of First Aid
  • Respiration and Circulation
  • Resuscitation
  • Victim Assessment
  • Shock, Fainting and Anaphylaxis
  • Breathing Emergencies (including asthma, choking, drowning, hyperventilation)
  • Cardiac & Medical Conditions
  • Traumatic Injury
  • Overexposure to Heat and Cold
  • Poisoning, Venomous Bites and Stings
  • Workplace First Aid

Practical

  • Resuscitation
  • Bandaging
  • Slings and splints
  • Micro session scenarios

Outcomes

Successful candidates will receive a:

  • Royal Life Saving First Aid certificate (valid for 3 years – Resuscitation component valid for 12 months)

If required, a Statement of Attainment for Units of Competency from the HLT07 National Health Training Package may be available:

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid 
  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation 

Pathway

Units may go towards a credit in a Certificate III in Aquatics from the SIS10 National Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package.

Course Locations

We deliver nationally recognised training across the following locations with:

  • First Aid Australian Capital Territory (ACT) - including Canberra metropolitan and surrounds
  • First Aid New South Wales (NSW) - including Sydney metropolitan and Illawarra, Hunter, Riverina, Northern and Western Regions
  • First Aid Northern Territory (NT) - including Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs
  • First Aid Queensland (QLD) - including Brisbane metropolitan, Far North and Regional Queensland
  • First Aid South Australia (SA) - including Adelaide metropolitan and regional areas
  • First Aid Tasmania (TAS) - including Hobart, Launceston and North West regions
  • First Aid Victoria (VIC)
  • First Aid Western Australia (WA)  

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