This course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a range of situations including life support and the management of a casualty until the arrival of medical or other assistance to meet the requirements for a workplace or personal development.
The duration of the class is approximately 8 hours.
There are no entry requirements for this course. People must have a reasonable level of spoken and written English to complete assessments.
Students under 18 years of age must provide written permission from a parent or guardian.
Please be aware that training of this nature involves moderate physical activity, including kneeling, bending and being on the floor performing CPR on a manikin uninterrupted for at least two minutes.
Training and Assessment Activities
Training and Assessment will take place:
Pre-course activities: Pre-course study and assessment before arriving to class.
Classroom: Training and assessment takes place in a classroom and involves simulated first aid scenarios.
Assessment: Assessment include written questions and observations using an adult and infant manikins, defibrillator and completing an incident report form.
Possible Job Roles
- Assistant in nursing
- Community care worker
- In-home respite worker
- Personal care worker
ARC Training does not guarantee successful completion of this course and obtain employment.
Fee for Service: $300
Please contact an ARC Training representative for more information on 1300 793 146 for NSW and 1300 793 184 for QLD.
This course covers:
- Respond to an emergency situation
- DRSABCD procedure
- Social concerns & legalities of first aid
- Infection control
- Chain of survival
- Assessment for unconsciousness
- Perform CPR procedures
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and assessments
- First aid practices to illnesses and issues
- Basic triage for multiple casualty incident
- Convey incident details
- Participate in post incident debriefing
RTO Code: 91007
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