Provide First Aid (Level 2) - HLTAID003
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
This unit of competency HLTAID003 Provide first aid (Level 2 First Aid) describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This unit incorporates the content of units HLTAID001 Provide CPR and HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support.
It is not a prerequisite to complete First Aid Theory however it is encouraged that all persons without prior experience in first aid complete the First Aid Theory session prior to participating in First Aid Practical.
The First Aid theory session provides essential information necessary to perform CPR, provide emergency life support and to apply first aid. If you have never completed a first aid certificate it is highly recommended that you complete the 4 hour Apply First Aid (Theory) course.
Participants deemed competent in the course will receive a Statement of Attainment.
Length of Validity
Your certificate is valid for 3 years and the Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that you attend a resuscitation update every 12 months.
What to Bring
When attending a First Aid Course (Level 2), please bring writing paper and pen.
Competencies to be achieved during First Aid Course (Level 2):
At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:
1. Assess an emergency situation;
2. Maintain the airway, breathing and circulation of an unconscious casualty;
3. Administer First Aid for Minor Wounds & Apply Infection Control Procedures;
4. Manage a casualty with external bleeding;
5. Manage a casualty suffering from shock;
6. Administer First Aid for Burns & Electric Shock;
7. Administer First Aid for Eye & Soft Tissue Injuries;
8. Manage a casualty suffering Near Drowning/Drowning;
9. Manage a casualty suffering Head / Chest / Abdominal Injuries;
10. Manage a casualty suffering Extremes of Temperature;
11. Administer First Aid for Venomous Bites & Stings and Allergic Reactions;
12. Administer First Aid for Spinal Injuries & Fractures;
13. Determine Principles for the Assessment and Movement of the Sick & Injured & First Aid Recording Requirements;
14. Explain the legal and social responsibilities of a first aider;
15. Determine first aid facilities and training requirements.
You will be assessed at the end of the course to show your instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation.
This will consist of:
- Theory Assessment
- Practical Demonstrations
You must prove your competency for each section to qualify for a certificate.
Facilities & Equipment:
Each participant will be provided with all of the intellectual materials required to study all modules. Each program will also be supported with adequate Teaching Aids to assist with the theory and practical training modules such as CPR manikins, Bandages, Visual Aids, Handouts etc as appropriate.
To book First Aid Course in Melbourne you can:
- Book online
- Telephone reception on 1300 659 557;
- Email us firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Visit us at Level 6, 250 Collins Street, Melbourne;
Methods of Payment
Accepted methods of payment include Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Bankcard, Cheque, Cash and EFT-POS.
Registration can only be confirmed when full payment is received. No refunds are available within 7 days of the workshop. A substitute participant is welcome to attend if you cannot. Hospitality Training Australia reserves the right to alter the program without notice.
USI: The Commonwealth Government have recently introduced 'Unique Student Identifier' numbers. It's mandatory that all students attending this course register for a free USI prior to commencement. Registering only takes a few minutes.