• HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

  • Provide First Aid

    Meets & exceeds the level required for Rescue Diver, Divemaster, Dive Professionals or Workplace first aid, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to help you provide first aid, life support, management of casualties, and incident until the arrival of medical or other assistance Provide First Aid course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.


    – Chain of survival
    – Assessing the situation
    – Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
    – Providing CPR
    – Operate an AED in an Emergency
    – Shock Management
    – Airway Management – Asthma, Choking, Hyperventilation
    – Severe Allergic Reaction
    – Cardiac Emergencies
    – Care of the unconscious person
    – Special techniques for children and infants
    – Seizures and Convulsions
    – Bleeding and Wound Care
    – Burns and Scalds
    – Extremes of Heat and Cold Musculoskeletal Injuries
    – Poisons and Toxic Substances
    – Bites and Stings
    – Abdominal injuries
    – Infection control


    -There are no prerequisites.


    Current industry standards state this course must be updated every 3 years with the CPR component being updated every 12 months.


    Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies, and a written quiz.


    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

    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 – 7.5 hours (minimum) full-face to face course
    – Blended delivery – 5.5 hours (minimum) face to face course with the addition of 1 hour self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
    -Refresher training – 5.5 hours (minimum) face to face course – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.
    – Online 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 annually (every year).


    – 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.
    • Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:
      • Perform CPR on an adult.
    • Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions. The student must successfully 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 CPR
HLTAID002 Provide Emergency Life Support
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

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

  • HLTAID001 – Provide CPR (Valid for 1 Year)
  • HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Life Support (Valid for 3 Years)
  • HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid (Valid for 3 Years)

It is recommended that a First Aid certificate be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standards. The CPR component of the course should be refreshed every 12 months, in line with Australian Resuscitation Guidelines.