Information about the course:
This course teaches the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This course is developed for existing workers in the industry who may require CPR training as recommended by the ARC.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
- HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Mixed mode: Completion of pre-course study plus 3 hours of practical training on-site.
Pre course study options:
The pre course study includes a short self assessment knowledge quiz online using Training Desk.
What are the pre-requisites for this course?
There are no pre-requisites for this course
What does the course include?
- Email copy of your certificate when competent
- Web based verification system to authenticate your award
- A CPR Plastic Instruction Card
What are the LLN requirements for this course?
In order to meet competency for this unit, you will be required to meet the LLN requirements of the Training Package. You can find more information regarding our LLN support services here.
Do I need a USI before enrolling?
All participants must gain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in and attending their course. You can apply for your USI here. Please note that you will not receive a Statement of Attainment for your course until you have supplied your USI.
Where can this training be delivered?
The course requires training either at the workplace on-site, so students can develop skills consistent with the job environment, at a simulated workplace or in a classroom setting
What should I look for when choosing a training provider?
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has developed a fact sheet to help you to be fully informed about your decision to enrol into a course. This information can be found by clicking here
A copy of the Student Agreement should be read before enrolling in this course.
What are my rights and responsibilties as a student?
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Student Agreement that should be read BEFORE enrolling into any of our courses.
All students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.
What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?
There must be demonstrated evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks at least once in line with state/ territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, ARC guideling and workplace procedures:
Conducted a hazard assessment and identified strategies to minimise risk
Demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
Assessed airway, breathing and responsiveness of casualty
Performed at least two minutes of uninterrupted CPR on both an adult and an infant resuscitation manikin placed on the floor, demonstrating the following techniques on each:
- checking for response and normal breathing
- recognising abnormal breathing
- opening and clearing the airway
- using correct hand location, compression depth rate in line with the ARC recommended ratio of compressions and ventilations
- acting in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
- following single rescuer procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
Followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Provided an accurate verbal report of the incident
Responded to at least one simulated resuscitation scenario contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting.
The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:
State/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
- ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR
- safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
- infection control principles and procedures including use of standard precautions
- requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:
- need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
- duty of care requirements
- respectful behaviour towards a casualty
- own skills and limitations
- privacy and confidentiality requirements
- importance of debriefing
Considerations when providing CPR, including:
- airway obstruction due to body position
- appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
- appropriate use of an AED
- chain of survival
- standard precautions
Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
- absence of normal breathing
- anatomy of the external chest
- physiology relating to response/consciousness
- upper airway anatomy and effect of positional change.
How will I be assessed for this course?
The following assessment tasks are required for this course:
20 multiple choice questions- knowledge assessment
Respond to these simulated emergency scenarios:
Perform CPR on an adult and an infant
Please note: CPR must be demonstrated on the floor for 2 minutes
Where can I access a copy of the Training Package?
You can access a copy of the training package here
Is there any latex in the manikins?
Resuscitation manikins are latex free.
Do I need to complete a refresher or recertification for CPR?
Recertification recommended every 12 months.
To qualify for a refresher course, you must bring a copy of your current certificate to the training session. You will then be required to:
- Complete the online or paper-based pre-course workbook and attend a 2 hour practical course.
- Proof of currency must be submitted to qualify for this course.
Book a Training Course
Emergency Medical Response provides Public First Aid Training in Northcote, Bendigo, Maryborough, Ballarat (use our First Aid Public Booking Calendar above to book), One-to-One Training (Option 2), On-Site or In-Workplace Training (Options 3, 4 & 5) anywhere in Victoria or Tasmania and Specialised Upskill Training (Option 6) to suit your requirements.
For on-site First Aid Training (Options 3 & 4):-
- add only one On-Site Training Fee to your cart;
- then add a Student Assessment Fee
- view the cart and enter the correct number of students for your group and checkout;
- Once payment has been received we will contact you with our next available date and confirm your venue details;
2 – HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation One-to-One Training$242.00 Add to cart
3 – HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation On-site Training Fee per course$121.00 Add to cart
4 – HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation On-site Student Assessment Fee per student$40.00 Add to cart
5 – On-Site HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training 10 Student Bundle$500.00 Add to cart
Emergency Medical Response delivers nationally recognised training and assessment on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Tom Aczel and Jasmine Aczel are approved trainers for the courses listed here (or their equivalent replacements) on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.