HLTFA301B - Apply First Aid (previously known as Senior First Aid)
Apply First Aid training aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support. The course includes CPR.
16 hours (2 day full course)
8 hours (1 day full course - preferred method)
8 hours (Refresher course required every 3 years)
The minimum age requirement for Apply First Aid is 15 years.
Full Course (both 1 or 2 day course) - $125
Refresher Course - $90
Course fees include supply of a training manual, course resources and certification certificates (only issued if you complete all Assessment competently).
On successfully completing the training and assessment, participants will obtain a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in the following unit of competency: HLTFA301B Apply First Aid.
Also incorporates the content of:
HLTCPR201A Perform CPR
HLTFA201A Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
The following outlines the content included in this course:
Apply the principles of First Aid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management
Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold, heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
Management of common medical emergencies
Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings.
Participants will demonstrate their level of knowledge, skills and understanding through both practical and theoretical activities.
Two Day Full Course - 16 hours face-to-face training and assessment
One Day Full Course - 8 hours face-to-face training and assessment, with the theory and workbook completed in advance
Refresher Course - 8 hours face-to-face training and assessment
RECOMMENDED RECERTIFICATION PERIOD
Apply First Aid - 3 years
CPR - 12 months