Health
Provide First Aid

course
DURATION: up to 6 months
COURSE FEE: $125
STUDENTS ENROLLED: 10
REVIEWS: 0
OUTCOME: Statement of Attainment
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

What is this course all about?

This course will provide you skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response to a medical emergency. Skills you learn in this course can be applied in multiple situations including workplace, home or within the community.

What will i learn?

This course covers range of topics including but not limited to :

  1. How to assess an emergency situation
  2. Legal aspects of providing first aid including duty of care
  3. DRSABCD (Basic life support chart)
  4. CPR on adulty and infants
  5. Use of AED (Automatic Extrenal Defibrillator)
  6. Managing various conditions related to vital organs
  7. Bleeding control
  8. Musculoskeletal injuries
  9. Bites and stings
  10. Burns and scalds
  11. First Aid reporting and documentation

Is there any prerequisite to this course?

There are no prerequisites to this course

How does online assessments work?

Upon enroling you will get access to our inhouse online learning & assessment portal (OLAP). All theory is delivered and assessed through this user friendly and easy to use system. However, all aspects of First Aid cannot be assessed using e-learning methods. To successfully complete achieve competence in Providing First Aid , you will need to attend a one day practical assessment session. We deliver the practical session every week at our Queensland campus and once a month in Darwin and Toowoomba. Contact us on 07 3420 4741 to book your practical assessment session. 

Does this course expire?

Current industry standards state this course must be updated every three years with the CPR component being updated every year. 

 

 

LIST OF COMPETENCIES

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather information and maintain effective working relationships and networks, with particular regard to communication and representation.

Frontline managers have a key role in contributing to efficient and effective work teams within the context of the organisation. They play a prominent part in motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing team cohesion through providing leadership for the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and the team members.

At this level, work will normally be carried out within known routines, methods and procedures which require the exercise of some discretion and judgement.

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.


Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to ensure the safety of persons at risk under various security assignment conditions. It requires the ability to plan and prepare security arrangements, implement security and safety policies during escort activities, and monitor and review the effectiveness of the security assignment.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate a range of specialised equipment in a security context. It requires the ability to employ safe work practices to prepare and use specialised security equipment to carry out designated tasks. Competency also requires an ability to monitor operational effectiveness, diagnose faults and malfunctions, and maintain accurate records.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons who operate specialised security equipment in those states and territories where these are regulated activities

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to provide a quality security service to clients. It requires the ability to identify client needs and resolve client service problems using communication and interpersonal skills. It also requires an ability to review and analyse service provision as the basis for identifying areas for improvement.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for those roles involving operational activities in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use effective communication techniques to manage a conflict situation. It requires the ability to assess security risk situations, accurately receive, interpret and relay information, adapt communication styles and techniques to varying social and cultural environments, and evaluate responses.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency has wide application in the security industry in those rolesinvolving operational activities. Competency requires legal and operational knowledgeapplicable to relevant sectors of the security industry. The knowledge and skillsdescribed in this unit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisationalguidelines.

At the completion of this unit you will have skills and knowledge to assess conflict,negotiate resolution and evaluate conflict response.

You will have the ability during a security risk situation to interpret and comply with legaland procedural requirements, select response options which are most effective for theobjective, review conflict management strategies and make adjustments according tochanging circumstances, use communication techniques to give clear and accurateinformation in a form which is preferred and understood by the receiver and usenegotiation techniques to defuse and resolve conflict.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine an appropriateresponse to a security risk situation. It requires the ability to analyse the nature anddegree of risk and determine response options according to changing circumstances.This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in guardingoperations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency has application in those work roles involving guarding in asecurity environment. Competency requires legal and operational knowledge applicableto relevant sectors of the security industry. The knowledge and skills described in thisunit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisational guidelines.

At the completion of this unit you will have skills and knowledge to Identify security risksituations, Assess security risk situation and Determine response options.

You will have the ability to determine the correct response options which are mosteffective for the security risk situation, determine the response options within specifiedlegal and strategic limits, identify current and potential risk factors and their impact onthe security risk situation, interpret and comply with legal and procedural requirementsincluding licensing requirements, review and adjust response strategies to meetchanging circumstances and use appropriate communication modes and terminology toreceive and convey information.