Provide First Aid – 7 CNE Points

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Course Code :
Provide First Aid
Course Validity :
Valid Australia Wide

Purpose :
The aim of this course is to develop a student’s competence and confidence in providing emergency first aid. This includes calling for help, the ability to respond to first aid situations, casualty assessment, decision-making and basic life support functions cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). This course covers adult and child conditions.

Format : A mixture of theoretical and practical elements, with at least 50% of time spent on practical skills
Prerequisites : Must be at least 14 years of age by the last scheduled session of the course
Qualification issued : Statement of Attainment – Provide First Aid
Legislative Authorisations : Conforms to the requirements of Victoria Occupational Health & Safety Authority First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice, 1995

Learning Objectives :

  • Apply Life Support Skills
  • Provide First Aid Management Skills for Burns
  • Demonstrate the identification and Management of Internal Bleeding
  • Manage an Emergency
  • Provide First Aid Management for bone and joint injuries
  • Manage Emergency Situations
  • Provide First Aid Management skills for bites, stings and poisoning
  • Manage an acute illness
  • Describe the recognition and management of an eye injury
  • Manage Hyperthermia and Hypothermia
  • Describe the basic structure and function of the human body
  • Provide First Aid Management skills for chest, abdominal, pelvic and head injuries

Course Length : Approximately 7 hours (face to face delivery)
Instructor : EFA authorised First Aid/CPR Trainer

Requirements for Successful Course Completion :

    • Attendance at all sections of the course is required
    • Active participation in group activities and discussions involved in the training program
    • Successfully complete progressive practical assessments. Progressive assessment of the competencies will be conducted throughout the course
    • Successfully complete either a multiple-choice theoretical assessment, demonstrate practical application of skills or answer structures verbal questions in a one on one or group capacity by the end of the course

Certificate Validity Legislature : Approval valid for 3 years from the completion date. It is recommended that cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills be refreshed annually.
Participant Materials : Manual, A4 Certificate
Notes : Due to the practical components of the course, participants are advised to wear comfortable clothing.