HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Accredited First Aid Course

Certification in HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)



HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
course covers the knowledge and skills required to provide CPR, manage and assess an emergency situation, use an automatic external defibrillator (AED), understand DRSABCD and the First Aider's legal responsibilities. Provide CPR is trained and assessed in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.


Course Code: HLTAID009
Course Title: Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Mode of Delivery: e-Learning plus face-to-face classroom training and assessment
Duration: This is a blended course with self-paced online learning (e-Learning) and face-to-face training. Before attending the face to face training, students will need to complete their e-Learning which can be done in one sitting or over several sessions. Depending on the student's learning ability, they should allow up to 2.5 hours for reading and e-Learning. Face-to-face training and assessment takes 2 hours in a classroom environment.
Assessment: Written, practical and scenario-based assessment
Age Requirement: Minimum age is 14 Years
Certificate Valid: 12 months from date of course completion
Annual renewal of CPR certification is recommended

Course Content HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

This course covers skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Seek assistance from emergency services
  • Perform CPR in accordance with the ARC guidelines
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
  • Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturers' instructions
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services
  • Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies
  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required
  • Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required

CPR Certificate Issued

You will receive a PDF Statement of Attainment in HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation emailed to you the same day after successful completion of your training and assessment.

Safe Work Australia recommends renewing CPR certification every 12 months. This is simply a matter of doing a refresher course with a Registered Training Organisation.

Australia Wide First Aid is a Registered Training Organisation (No. 31961).


Who Can Attend?

This course is for students with existing First Aid experience or for those who are new to First Aid and comfortable learning in a blended delivery setting.


Factors to Consider

Students attending course will be required to demonstrate their physical ability to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult manikin placed on the floor, to meet the performance criteria for assessment.

If you have a limitation that would affect your ability to complete the course, please call us to discuss prior to booking.

logo Australian College of Nursing Endorsed Course

Our Provide CPR course is endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) in accordance with CPD (Continuing Professional Development) standards. Accordingly, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia CPD Standard has allocated the Provide CPR course 7 CPD hours.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Education Provider logo

Our Provide CPR course is endorsed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), under its QI & CPD programs. Along with official recognition for our quality training, this presents General Practitioners with an ideal option for their ongoing professional development.

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