This course is specifically designed for people employed as Occupational First Aiders and those aspiring to be employed in this role. This course provides participants with knowledge and skill to confidently recognise and respond to emergency situations. It is suitable for participants involved in the workplace first aid rooms or assisting occupational nursing staff.
The course is designed for individuals or organisations according to workplace or community first aid policy and procedures.
The combination of the unit HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services and Resources, along with HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid, allows for the “Occupational First Aid Skill Set" certificate to be awarded. This qualification is required by some industries.
Self-study with an online eLearning workbook prior to face to face workshop
Face to face workshop, two day (16 hours delivery)
This includes but is not limited to the following topics:
Principles of Occupational First Aid
Manage first aid records
Occupational First Aider responsibilities
First aid rooms and kits
Infection control – use of standard precautions
Automated external defibrillation
Clinical assessment of casualties
Moving a casualty and evacuation
OHS considerations and hazard identifications
Establish and manage a first aid facility
treatment of wounds and injuries
Head and Spinal Injuries, Immobilisation, Cervical Collars
Major trauma – Triage
Incident management skills
Safe storage and handling of medication in the workplace
Safe storage and handling of pressurised gases
Safe manual handling
Interpret material safety data sheets (MSDS)
Minimum age for participants is 14 years. Completion of the online eLearning workbook is required prior to the face to face session and evidence given to the trainer. It is a requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least eight minutes on a CPR infant and adult manikin placed on the floor.
A quality first aid manual and a FREE CPR keyring resuscitation face mask. A coloured certificate with a coloured hard plastic wallet card, replica of the certificate. An emailed copy of your certificate when competent and a web based verification system to authenticate your award. The use of quality hygienic; adult, junior & infant manikins, oxygen, suction, soft bag resuscitator, cervical collars, spinal boards and training defibrillators. The use of auto-injector trainers, the use of training reliever medication (bronchodilators) with small & large volume spacers & masks. Up to date first aid material, PowerPoint presentation, DVDs.
GROUP BOOKINGS ONLY. Conducted onsite. We come to you, tailored to your industry (our group charge allows for up to 15 participants). Please refer to the contact us section of the website for details. This unit is most appropriately assessed in the workplace and under the normal range of workplace conditions. Venue requirements; First Aid room.
Certificate valid for 3 years as per industry standard. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends a refresher course every 12 months for the content of HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation. This ensures currency of advanced resuscitation skills and knowledge of equipment.
$5,700 group rate for up to 15 participants CLICK HERE for further details on course costs. Our courses may be eligible for Health Fund Rebate please check with your health fund for rebate and cover eligibility.
In the face to face portion of the training, you are taught how to provide advanced first aid with confidence. Training You First Aid conducts progressive scenario based assessments throughout the course. The multiple choice assessment component is completed online via eLearning prior to training. Those that are time challenged find this flexible learning method very convenient. Practical: CPR and advanced resuscitation skills, casualty management skills, use of automated external defibrillator, use of oxygen delivery systems and major workplace incidents.
This statement of attainment is nationally recognised and workplace approved throughout Australia.
Statement of Attainment:
HLTAID006 - Provide Advanced First Aid
HLTAID007 - Provide Advanced Resuscitation
HLTAID008 - Manage First Aid Services and Resources
Participants who successfully completed this qualification may be eligible for employment as: Occupational First Aider.
To be awarded an “Occupational First Aid Skill Set” certificate participants must successfully complete the following 3 units of competency:
HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services and Resources
Participants must successfully meet all criteria for all 3 units to be awarded this Occupational First Aid Skill Set qualification (this qualification is required by some industries).
WorkCover NSW, Health & Safety Guide; “A first aid room is recommended for high risk workplaces with 100 workers or more and for low risk workplaces with 200 workers or more.
A person appointed to be in charge of a first aid room must be:
(a) a person who holds a current occupational first aid skill set certificate issued after successful completion of a WorkCover-approved occupational first aid course; or
(b) a level 3 or greater New South Wales ambulance officer; or
(c) a registered nurse; or
(d) a medical practitioner”
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courses are nationally recognised and delivered in partnership and under the auspices of
Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO No. 90909.
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