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HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary 

Duration:1.5 hours classroom training and assessment (with online or workbook pre-work); or2-3 hours classroom training and assessment only

Course Content

This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to handle cardiac emergency situations. It includes:

+ Introduction to first aid principles
+ Assessing a cardiac emergency situation + Airway and breathing management
+ Performing chest compressions
+ Administering rescue breaths
+ Resuscitation techniques
+ Using a defibrillator (AED)

RATES: CPR - $65 


There are no prerequisite units. Participants will need the ability to meet the physical demands of providing resuscitation. Participants will also need oral communication skills in order to make an accurate verbal report to emergency services and workplace supervisor and it is recommended that participants have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to level 2 of the National Reporting System.

Assessment Methods

Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge.
Note that the provision of CPR must be demonstrated on the floor.

Award Issued

A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants.

Please refer to the Student Handbook for additional information.

This Nationally Recognised Training is delivered through Australian First Aid Registered Training Organisation No.3586