Basic First Aid – HLTAID003 Provide first aid.
Our Provide First Aid course will provide you with up to date first aid procedures. You will learn how to respond in an emergency situation, communicate details of the incident and evaluate your own performance. This program teaches participants how to respond to first aid situations and manage patient care until an ambulance arrives.
Duration: 1 Day
Location188 East Street, Rockhampton or off-site by Request
Course ScheduleFriday (fortnightly)
Delivery ModeFace to Face (max 15 participants per class)
Course Times7:45am - 4:00pm (approx 6-8 hours)
On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment with the unit of competency HLTAID003 Provide first aid issue by New Horizons Safety & Training Services RTO 31372.
The Provide First Aid certification remains current for three years, although the Australian Resuscitation Council recommends refreshing CPR skills annually.
First Aid skills can be the difference between life and death for a workmate, family member, a stranger on the street, or even yourself. Whether you need it for your workplace, your home, in another setting or would just like peace of mind, NHST offers the latest in first aid training.
New Horizons Safety & Training Services recognises that whilst there is a standard set of learning outcomes for this course, the context and environment in which the learning is applied is varied. We will always customise the course to suit your unique workplace requirements. Please ask our staff about alternate training and assessment strategies that can be designed should you have prior experience or knowledge including but not limited to change in course days, disability options, LLN support where applicable, Credit Transfer/RPL and in house one on one.
Frequently Asked Questions
How often should I refresh my first aid?
Every 3 years and every 12 months for CPR.
The topics covered throughout this training course are as follows:
- DRSABCD action plan
- Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Managing an unconscious casualty
- First aid kits
- Wounds and bleeding
- Medical emergencies
- Heat and cold induced illness
- Safety and risk management
- Strains, sprains, dislocations and fractures
- Head, neck and spinal injuries
- Chest and abdominal injuries
- Facial and eye injuries
- Bites and stings
- Infection control
Assessment may be conducted using the following methods:
- Written Questions and Answers
- Role play/Demonstration Assessment
Participants must be able to kneel on the floor to conduct CPR cycles for a minimum or two minutes.
Photo identification to be provided on the day your program commences.
Student Support and LLN
This training program requires basic reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Prior to enrolling please contact New Horizons Safety and Training Services to discuss our support services if required.
Your Rights and Responsibilities
It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services.
Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Participant Information Handbook.
Please ensure you read the information on the course page in full prior to enrolling.
Learners will be required to provide their Unique Student Identifier prior to the commencement of the course (usi.gov.au to register)
Recognised Prior Learning
If you feel you have the required skills, past experience or qualifications that should be recognised as part of this program, then please mention this to our friendly staff to discuss your options
Credit Transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for units/qualifications that can be identified as equivalent in content. Please discuss this option upon enrolment if you feel your learning outcome can be matched with a current unit or qualification you may already hold
Participants whom have successfully completed First Aid training may be interested in extending their knowledge and undertaking the Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course, that is typically run on the same day.
This information is a generic recommendation of related study options, if you are unsure of your training requirements, please contact your potential or current employer. For further information, or advice, please contact our friendly staff on 07 4927 0666 or via email at email@example.com.
- EFT/Direct Deposit/Cash/Credit Card
- Payment Plan option not available for this program