HLTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
In this first aid course, you will learn these first aid skills in line with legal, workplace and community considerations, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
The course covers assessing the casualty, providing safety, accessing emergency services, and using resources to provide first aid, such as providing CPR and using a defibrillator, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, assisting someone choking, managing casualties with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock.
You will learn basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, and the importance of the chain of survival. Also, conveying accurate details when handing the casualty over to emergency services, reviewing an incident to improve own skills and response times, recognise psychological impacts from the incident, and seeking help as required.
Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.
Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
Face to Face – 4 hours (minimum) full face to face course
Online Training with Face to Face Assessment – 35 minutes (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of self paced learning to be completed prior to attending the course
Online Cost: $95
Face to Face Cost: $105
Which course type is best for me?
This is the most popular option. You do the theory part of the course online in your own time then we arrange for you to do a practical assessment face to face with us. Works really well for those of us with busy lives.
FACE TO FACE COURSES
These courses are great if you’d prefer to do your course theory and assessment with a group of others. Just book onto a course through the booking calendar.
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If you have had a fever or history of fever and acute respiratory infection with at least one of the following symptoms (shortness of breath, cough or sore throat) not to attend class until you are well.
If you have returned from overseas in the last 14 days prior to your course date, you must not attend class.
If you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you should stay at home and self-isolate and not attend class for at least 14 days after last contact with the infected individual/s.
If you have been tested for COVID-19 or have been in contact with a case of the virus within 14 days after attending your course with National First Aid, please notify us immediately on