HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Application and Relevance
This course applies to a wide range of settings where emergencies involving cardiac arrest may occur. It is relevant for people working in education, aged and community care, sport, travel & tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises, mining, and other workplace and community settings.
Federal legislation states; that an employer must provide any information, training, instruction or supervision that is necessary to protect all persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carried out as part of the conduct of the business or undertaking. WHS Act 2011: Division 2:19.3 Since 1987 the Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia (EWPA) has provided operator training throughout Australia known as the “Yellow card” training program. Providing this type of training has assisted owners, employers and operators to meet their responsibility under the OHS & WHS Acts where a high risk work licence is not required.
Topics include and are not limited to:
- Introduction to first aid principles
- Assessing a cardiac emergency situation
- Airway and breathing management
- Performing chest compressions
- Administering rescue breaths
- Resuscitation techniques
- Using a defibrillator (AED)
Training conducted by experienced first aid specialist trainer/assessor CPR Manual
2-3 Hours classroom, practical training and assessment
The course can be conducted at your premises or our purpose built training facility.
A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants. Please refer to the Student Handbook for additional information.
Unit of Competence: HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Participants require refresher training every 12 months in order to maintain satisfactory levels of emergency preparedness and stay current in CPR.
There are no prerequisite units. Participants will need oral communication skills in order to make an accurate verbal report to emergency services and workplace supervisor
Industry Skills Councils have mapped this course to level 2 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. It is recommended that participants provide evidence of their Foundation Skill Level prior to the commencement of the course.
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