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Senior First Aid Courses

Do you have a group of 6 or more people that need to have their Senior First Aid certification or would like to renew - even a mixture of both is OK. No problem! Let us come to you. The price is the same - you supply the room and refreshments, we will supply the teacher, manuals and certificates.

Call (02) 9486 3120 for details.

 

Name

Description

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

This unit of competency 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

Occupational First Aid
Occupational First Aid Skill Set HLTSS00027

 

This training is suitable for individuals, companies and organisations and will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to make them confident and competent to perform the roles and responsibilities of an Occupational First Aider as defined by state or territory legislation. Includes first aid and additional modules including Oxygen equipment and defibrillation.

HLTAID007 Provide advanced first aid

To allow the student to gain the confidence required with the provision of advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance, and provision of support to others providers. This unit incorporates the content of units: HLTAID001 Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support.

Epi-pen training
Childcare - Asthma (22282VIC) and Anaphylaxis (22099VIC) combined

To allow the Student to gain the confidence required when dealing with an adult or child casualty, when the application of an Epi-pen is required. Teaches the knowledge and skills required to safely use the Epi-pen.

22100VIC Course in Basic Oxygen Administration
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

This training is suitable for individuals/companies/organisations and will provide participants with the competencies to administer supplementary oxygen to a casualty and ancillary oxygen equipment. This includes butis not limited to:
- Assess casualty and develop management plan
- Checking Oxygen Equipment
- Maintain unobstructed airway and resuscitate casualty
- Use oxygen to provide therapy
- Recover and restore Equipment

HLTAID001 Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

Provide first aid in remote situations HLTAID005

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation.

Following completion Provide first aid HLTAID003 additional day is required for completion of this topic

Basic clinical care
· Provide first aid HLTAID003
· Clinical advice and decision making
Legislation
· Australian Resuscitation guidelines
· State and territory workplace health and safety requirements
· Confidentiality, cultural awareness, reporting
OHS Responsibilities
· Prepare for isolated travel
· Minimise hazards, infection control OHS processes
· Provide shelter from the elements
· Develop management plans, safety considerations
Communication
· Establish communication
· Arranging ambulance –several communication options
· Provide resources in remote area
· Evaluate management of emergency
· Participate in debriefing
· Communicate with medical personnel to administer medication under direct instruction and authorisation

Manage First Aid Services & Resources HLTAID008

This unit addresses the establishment and maintenance of facilities to enable or facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in the workplace. The skills and knowledge described in this competency units are suitable for those nominated in workplace first aid roles such as first aid stations. This courses was previously called Occupational first aid

Basic clinical care
· Basic anatomy and physiology
· Advance first aid
· Equipment procedures
· Casualty assessment and diagnosis
Regulations
· Regulations, privacy issues, duty of care, cultural awareness, skills and limitations of the
first aider, MSDS, and stress management
OHS Responsibilities
· Hazards, infection control, OHS requirements, risk management
Work place issue
· Workplace cultures
· Organisational requirements and internal policies (SOP)
· Debriefing skills
· Consent and confidentiality
· Safe manual handling and safe storage considerations
· Correct and lawful documentation

Confine small workplace emergencies PUAWER008B (Fire Extinguisher use)

Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented PUAWER002B

This training is suitable for individuals, companies and organisations and will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to make them confident and competent to respond to workplace emergencies and evacuation. This includes but is not limited to the following components -

- Prepare for Emergency Situations
- Report Emergencies and Potential Emergencies
- Respond to Emergency Warnings and Advice
- Evacuate from the Work Area.

Follow Safe Manual Handling Practices HLTHSE204D

This course provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary for participants to limit back injury and to use correct manual handling techniques in their individual jobs.

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41412

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who use well-develop skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.
They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for
the output of others.
This qualification would suit an OHS officer in a full-time dedicated role who works under
supervision of an OHS coordinator or OHS manager. They include aspects such as identifying hazards; assessing OHS risks; implementing strategies to control OHS risk; advising on application of safe design principles to control OHS risk, etc.
To achieve a qualification in this course 9 Units must be completed.

Certificate II Emergency Medical Service First Response HLT21112
Certificate III Non Emergency Client Transport HLT30212

 

Full course or individual units available
Please call 94863120 for details