• Locations
    Moolarben | Singleton | Newcastle | Woonona | Lithgow | At your site
  • Cost
    $125
  • Practical training component
    Yes
  • Accreditation
    HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation and HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
Course overview

The First Aid course offered by Mines Rescue provides students with the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, manage a casualty, the incident and other first aiders until qualified emergency help arrives at the scene of the incident.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will gain skills andknowledge in:

  • Assessing the situation
  • Applying first aid procedures
  • Communicating details of the incident
  • Evaluating own performance.
Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the First Aid course, students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

To maintain the currency and validity of first aid skills, industry requires recertification to be completed every three years. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends the CPR component of this course be updated annually.

Duration

One day

Entry requirements

No formal previous learning is required for this course however Mines Rescue encourages students to gain knowledge and experience of the policies and procedures of their workplace before starting the course.

It is acknowledged that this is a course based on a Certificate III level qualification that requires appropriate levels of language, literacy and numeracy skills to manage course work, on-course activities and assessment tasks.

Students also require the physical ability to kneel on the floor to perform CPR.

Further information

Please refer to the Mines Rescue Student Handbook located on our website for relevant policy information including Payment Terms and Conditions and Refund and Fees Policy.

If you believe you already hold some or all of the skills, knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). You are encouraged to refer to our Student Handbook and RPL/CT Handbook for Applicants and speak with Mines Rescue prior to commencing training.

We encourage you to read our Student Handbook and RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook and speak with Mines Rescue prior to commencing enrolment.

For further information, or to book your course, please contact your local Mines Rescue Station.

Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508