HLTAID011 Provide First Aid – Online
Where you are disadvantaged by distance, covid restrictions or unable to access a suitable class time, our Level 2 FIRST AID ONLINE option allows the flexibility of completing the course from home, work or on remote location.
Yes you will cover all the same content as those who come to class, and will be guided with instructional videos and explanations, as well as be able to submit practical assessments via video, or via zoom.
Note: for those who choose the CPR online option, you will need access to a CPR mannikin. Additionally, for the First Aid online, you will require a well stocked first aid kit.
It is an industry requirement that First Aid certification is required to be updated or renewed every 3 years, whether you are a fitness instructor or tactile therapist, or in any situation where you have a duty of care for your clients.
The unit of competency : HLTAID011, along with HLTAID009 (CPR) provides students with the skills and knowledge to effectively provide emergency response and apply basic life support.
Topics covered include life support, management of casualty(s) and incident management until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
This online first aid course is made up of videos, reading materials and an online quiz that students can complete on-line in their own time, with practical assessment submitted via our student portal. This is an ideal and popular format for those who are time poor.
We recommend this option only for people who have previously completed First Aid.
During this course students will learn to :
1. Respond to an emergency situation
1.1 Recognise an emergency situation
1.2 Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
1.4 Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services
2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures
2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
2.2 Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
2.3 Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
2.4 Obtain consent from casualty where possible
2.5 Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
2.6 Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
2.7 Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles
3. Communicate details of the incident
3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
3.2 Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
3.3 Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies
4. Evaluate the incident and own performance
4.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
4.2 Participate in debriefing to address individual needs