• HLTAID002 Provide BELS

  • Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

    Provide Basic Emergency Life Support First Aid Training Recognised worldwide & Delivered in a highly effective methodology in a wide array of realistic scenarios, this short course provides you with the skills and knowledge to help you recognise and Respond Right to life-threatening emergencies at home, with your children, friends, and in your community using basic life support.
    Provide basic emergency life support course that incorporates content from the Perform CPR.

    Follow DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including :

    – Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
    – Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
    – Responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
    – Managed the unconscious breathing casualty
    – Followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
    – Followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    – Responded to at least one simulated first aid training scenario contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:
    – Demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
    – Provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident

    Provide BELS basic emergency life support procedures for the following:

    – Allergic reaction
    – Anaphylaxis
    – Bleeding control
    – Choking and airway obstruction
    – Respiratory distress, including asthma & shock

    Understand the principles and procedures for FA management of the following:

    – Allergic reaction
    – Anaphylaxis
    – Bleeding control
    – Cardiac conditions, including chest pain
    – Chocking and airway obstruction
    – Respiratory distress, including asthma
    – Treatment for shock
    – How to respond correctly to a person having a stroke

    Entry Requirements:

    Whilst there are no pre-requisites for Provide BELS basic emergency life support course, please be aware that in order to make an accurate verbal report to the supervisor and the emergency response services as well as provide written incident reports, adequate language skills are required and assessed.

    Participants in Provide basic emergency life support will need to participate in physical tasks and will be required to kneel on the floor to allow assessment as stipulated by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC). Participants will need to wear appropriate attire to allow movement on the floor.

    Upon successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment, Certification and wall diploma

    Important information prior to enrolment


    This course will be delivered in the clients workplace or at Respond Right Australia training facility.


    Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.


    • Face to Face – 4 hours (minimum) full face to face course
    • Blended delivery – 3 hours (minimum) face to face course with the addition of 2 hours self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
    • Refresher training – 3 hours (minimum) face to face course – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.
    • Online First Aid Training with Face to Face Assessment – 20 minutes (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 6 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course.


    Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.


    It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years, with the additional requirement of updating the CPR component every 12 months.


    – Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.
    – Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
    – Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on an agreement between the client and service provider.


    No work placement will be required as part of this course.


    Please note that enrolment to this course is made with . Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

    What happens at the course?


    Delivery of course information and learning activities.


    Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

    • Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks: Perform CPR on an infant
    • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)
    • Choking with airway obstruction
    • Unconscious casualty
    • Bleeding and shock
    • Snake or funnel-web spider bite
    • Sprains and fractures
    • Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario: Perform CPR on an adult
    • Breathing difficulties – Asthma
    • Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

Student Information

Student Handbook

Below is a link to our Student Handbook which contains information about student rights and responsibilities, and provides access to all relevant information as they embark on their learning experience. The student handbook will help you to make informed decisions and advise how to seek assistance when needed.

Refund Policy

We understand that there are times when you may need to reschedule or cancel a course booking. If this is the case please get in touch with us via email, admin@respond-right-australia.com.au
To reschedule your CPR course please provide your original booking information and the day you would like to change to.
For any cancellations made more than 48 hours prior to the course an administrative fee of $20.00 will apply. Unfortunately no refunds or changes to course bookings can be made within 48 hours of a course start time.

Important-Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number

From 1st January 2015, it is a government requirement to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI) for all nationally recognised courses that you attend.
It is free and easy for you to create your own USI online.
Click below for assistance and information on how to obtain your USI.


Extra Information

This course follows and encompasses units of competency from: 
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID004 Provide Emergency Response