HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
Accredited First Aid Course

Certification in HLTAID010 Provide Basic Life Support

HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support covers the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

In this course, you will learn how to provide first aid response and life support, manage casualty(ies), the incident, and other first aiders, until qualified emergency help arrives at the scene of the incident.

HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support is trained in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

Provide Basic Life Support

Course Code: HLTAID010
Course Title: Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
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:

Course Content

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders, and casualty
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
  • Seek assistance from emergency services
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with ARC guidelines
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
  • Manage the casualty in a respectful manner
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible
  • use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
  • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturers' instructions
  • Monitor the condition of the casualty and respond in accordance with first aid principles
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services
  • Report details of incidents in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures
  • Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form
  • 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

First Aid Certificate Issued

A PDF Statement of Attainment in HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support will be emailed to you the same day as your successful completion of the training and assessment.

Current industry standards recommend renewing this certification every 3 years with the CPR component being updated every 12 months. This is simply a matter of doing a refresher course with a Registered Training Organisation.

Australia Wide First Aid is RTO 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

The assessment criteria requires students to demonstrate the ability to correctly perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult manikin placed on the floor.

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

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Our First Aid courses are 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.

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Our First Aid courses are 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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