HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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Course Brochure:

Classroom Based Option or

Blended Delivery (Online Plus Onsite Practical)



HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary

resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

This unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of

situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including

requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant

national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.


Victorian State-specific requirements – Based on industry standards of the

regulated education and care service authorized by ACECQA and Safe work

Australia (recommended to re-qualify annually)

Delivery Location:

Melton South

Student Location – If you have 2 or more, we can come to you (Small callout

charge will apply)

Award issued:

Statement of Attainment

Upon successful completion the student will be awarded

HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation


1 year

Who should attend - Cohort

The unit applies to workers and support staff working within a community-based or

any education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid

emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies (optional).

Student Support:

Trainers will communicate and ask questions during the enrolment process to

ensure that gaps in LLN are noted before the delivery of the unit.

Students are encouraged to advise the trainer of any language, literacy, and

numeracy support needs prior to commencement of the course so that reasonable

adjustments can be made to delivery and assessment.

However, this training will be specific to those working within the CHC training

package or seeking employment in a similar industry or solely for self-development.



Entry Requirements:

Candidates enrolling in this course must be at least 18 years of age or above.

Fee for service:

Paid prior during the inquiry & enrolment process - $55 (includes GST)


No refund

*Refer to refund terms and conditions where a medical condition or inability to attend the

session applies, please talk to your assessor, they will be able to allocate students to upcoming


Delivery Hours:

Total 6.5 hours

Blended Option

Blended Delivery: Online assessment plus pre- reading and onsite practical

Online study (self paced)


Onsite – Min 45 mins to 1 hour session of practical

Class Room - Full Class Room Delivery

4 hours of Pre-Course Work (Online workbook – reading material, Study

Library, Videos, activity preparation kit (# Optional: Refer Support – This is by

appointment only - Webinar – Video or Audio over computer )) + Classroom

Training (Assessment completed in class face to face)

Example: Face to Face 9 AM – 11:30 PM (2.5 hours of training and practical

demonstration with student)

Delivery options:

Classroom Based option

Blended Delivery option

Delivery strategy: (Blended and Classroom)

PowerPoint Presentation, Demonstrations of various first aid techniques. The

practical component of Performing CPR and other first aid techniques will

focus on working through case scenarios using the DRSABCD technique; this

will be done as individuals and in pairs.

Workbook assessment questions will be completed individually at intervals

throughout the course and prompt questions for discussion by the group.

Completion of Injury Report form in small groups and then reporting back to

the group.

Applying first aid procedures.

Understand and locate and interpret workplace policies and procedures

Delivery and resources:

The complete course is planned for scheduled hours with self-study mode

options prior to attending the course and theoretical and practical tasks to

be completed plus an assignment workload during classroom training;

Assessments and Equipment/ Resources are contextualized to those working

in the community sector industry – mostly with children.

Delivery of training in a classroom setting with sufficient tables and chairs

Projector for PowerPoint presentation covering delivered material

Short video for simulation and role play

First aid for life workbook

Students involvement in group activities

Demonstration of CPR and other related first aid techniques including the

use of AED

Possible use of online pre-course background reading included in study


Performance Evidence:

The candidate must show Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in

elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the workplace or

community setting.

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following

tasks in line with State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first

aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and

other Australian national peak clinical bodies and workplace or site


managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty

including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise

managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult,


performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer

cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and

ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor

following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver

at least one shock

demonstrating a rotation of single rescuer operators with minimal

interruptions to compressions

responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting

handing over to emergency services

providing an accurate verbal report of the incident

reviewing the incident

managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant,


performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles

both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin

placed on a firm surface.

Assessment strategy:

Each candidate to demonstrate skills in an environment that provides

realistic in-depth, scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and


Due to the nature of this type of training, it is acceptable for the performance

evidence to be collected in a simulated environment.

Compression and ventilation skills must be demonstrated on resuscitation

manikins following ARC guidelines for the purpose of assessment of CPR


Assessment must ensure access to:

adult and infant resuscitation manikins following ARC guidelines for the

purpose of assessment of CPR procedures

AED training devices

personal protective equipment (PPE).

Simulated assessment environments must simulate real-life situations where these

skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and

resources of that workplace or community environment.

Assessment Includes:

Assessment will be conducted using a range of methods including case scenarios,

questioning, written assessment, and practical skills demonstration, assessment

strategies will be based on the principles of consistency, fairness, validity, and


To gain a statement of attainment student will have to achieve competency in:

Practical assessment:

• Participation in group and individual scenarios

• Demonstration of the CPR in line with ARC guidelines

• Demonstrate various first aid techniques

Written assessment:

• Workbook assessment questions

• Workbook written questions

• Injury report form

The practical demonstration will allow the Trainer/Assessor to document

information on individual students’ performance in the direct observation sheet

and Portfolio Assessment Marking form.


1. Written completed Assessment & incident form (workplace injury, trauma and/or

illness record, or other appropriate workplace incident report form)

2. Guidelines met as indicated in the performance evidence section through onsite

practical demonstration

Allergy Advice/ Disabilities Declaration:

Each Student will be checked and asked to inform if they have any allergies with

Latex/rubber and or other forms of allergies/ disabilities that might prevent them

from enrolling in this course

Further Study Option:

HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

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