HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

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HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid (Release 1)

Course Brochure:

Classroom Based Option or

Blended Delivery (Online Plus Onsite Practical)



HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response

to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian

Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response

in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.


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 CPR 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

HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid


3 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.

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




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 - $150 (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 20 hours

Blended Option:

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

Online study (self paced)


Onsite – Min 2 hrs. to 2.5 hours session of practical

Class Room - Full Class Room Delivery:

13 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


Example: Face to Face 9 AM – 5 PM (7 hours of training and practical

demonstration with a student with 30 min. of lunch break)

Delivery options:

Classroom Based option

Blended Delivery option

Delivery strategy:

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.

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 procedures:

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

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

managed casualties, with the following:



non-life-threatening bleeding


envenomation, using pressure immobilisation

fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation


minor wound cleaning and dressing



responded to at least one simulated first aid incident contextualised to the

candidate’s workplace or community setting, where the candidate has no

knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:

identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and


using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required

providing appropriate first aid treatment

conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any

required post incident action

providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident

reviewing the incident.

Assessment strategy:

Each candidate to demonstrate skills in an environment that provides realistic in-

depth, scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge.

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

adrenaline auto-injector training device

AED training devices

workplace first aid kit

placebo bronchodilator and spacer device

different types of wound dressings and bandages

blankets and items to treat for shock

personal protective equipment (PPE)

workplace injury, trauma or illness record, or other applicable workplace or

site incident report form.

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:

HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

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