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HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

Skill Set Description:

This skill set provides a set of skills to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, including the skills to provide an emergency first aid response in the event of an emergency.

This unit of competency is classified as current as per the information provided for this unit at www.training.gov.au.

Units:

HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid

HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation

HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources

Pathways Information:

These units may provide credit towards a range of qualifications at Certificate IV and Diploma levels.

Target Group:

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as appropriate for people who are either employed in, or intending to become employed in, nominated occupational first aider roles.

Course Requirements:

There are no prerequisite, entry or work-placement requirements for this course.

Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant State/Territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

Students are not required to bring any materials or equipment with them to the course.

Assessment Requirements:

It is a Training Package requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR adult manikin placed on the floor and on a CPR baby manikin placed on a firm surface.

Suggest words for Statement of Attainment:

This skill set meets industry requirements to perform the role and responsibilities required of an Occupational First Aider

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment from Allens Training for: 

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
  • HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
  • HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources

Recertification Requirements:

It is recommended this unit be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standards.

Course duration:

  • Full course: 24 hours face to face training
  • Full course: Completion of pre-course study plus 20 hours practical training
  • Refresher course: 24 hours face to face training
  • Refresher course: Completion pre-course study plus 12 hours practical training

Important information regarding course durations:

Course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

Pre course study options:

There are a few different options for completing your pre-course study. 

We recommend our First Aid News Video as it is the most convenient option.

Other options include

  • Ebook
  • Online training
  • Hard copy coloured workbook

The pre course study includes a short self-assessment knowledge quiz. You must take the completed quiz paper or completion certificate with you to the training course.

Related Course Documentation

What should I look for when choosing a training provider?

The Australian Skills and Qualifications Authority (ASQA) has developed a fact sheet to help you to be fully informed about your decision to enrol into a course. This information can be found by clicking here

A copy of the Student Agreement should be read before enrolling in this course.

What are my rights and responsibilties as a student?

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. By enrolling into any of our courses you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions outlined in our Student Agreement 

All students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

How can I contact my trainer?

You can contact a trainer in your area for this course in our First Aid Trainer Directory.

What are the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements for this course?

 In order to meet competency for this unit, you will be required to meet the LLN requirements of the Training Package. You can find more information regarding our LLN support services here