HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

Gain the most comprehensive set of skills for providing first aid in the workplace!

This skill set provides a set of skills to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, including the skills to provide an emergency first aid response in the event of an emergency.

This skill set is classified as current as per the information provided for this unit at www.training.gov.au.

The skill set has been endorsed by industry as appropriate for people who are either employed in, or intending to become employed in, nominated occupational first aider roles in education, construction, mining and many other heavy industries.

Students are required to complete each of the following units of competency to be awarded the Skill Set:

HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services & Resources

Please click on the individual links above for more information on each Unit of Competency and how you will be assessed.  

Occupational First Aiders are required in education, construction, mining and many other heavy industries.

Pathways Information:
These units may provide credit towards a range of qualifications at Certificate II, III, IV and Diploma levels.

Target audience:
This skill set has been endorsed by industry as appropriate for people who are either employed in, or intending to become employed in, nominated occupational first aider roles.

Course Requirements:
There are no prerequisite, entry or work-placement requirements for this course.

Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant State/Territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

Students are not required to bring any materials or equipment with them to the course.

Assessment Requirements:
It is a Training Package requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR adult manikin placed on the floor and on a CPR baby manikin placed on a firm surface.

Statement of Attainment:

This skill set meets industry requirements to perform the role and responsibilities required of an Occupational First Aider

Award issued:
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment from Allens Training for: 

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
  • HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
  • HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources

Recertification Requirements:
It is recommended this unit be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standards.

Course duration:

  • Enhanced Online Learning: (includes HLTAID001 , HLTAID003, HLTAID006, HLTAID007 and HLTAID008) – Level 3 First Aid – $478 – Approx. 8 hours of online theory and theory assessment with a 145 minute face to face practical assessment with a trainer.
  • Full course: 24 hours face to face training
  • Full course: Completion of pre-course study plus 17 hours practical training
  • Refresher course: Completion pre-course study plus 17 hours practical training

Course Delivery Structure with pre-course study:

  • Day 1: 9:30AM to 6:00PM 8.5hrs (HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, HLTAID003 Provide First Aid, HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid) 
  • Day 2: 9:30AM to 6:00PM 8.5hrs (HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation, HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services & Resources)

Important information regarding course durations:
Course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

Pre course study options:
The pre course study is completed online using Training Desk.

What does the course include?

  • Email copy of your certificate when competent
  • Web based verification system to authenticate your award
  • A copy of Advanced First Aid Skills (Edition 2)

Advanced First Aid Skills (Edition 2)
Author John Haines is an ex MICA Flight Paramedic with over
30 years experience in First Aid provision and teaching.
To view a sample click here:  Opens in a new window

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.

Where can I access a copy of the Training Package?
You can access a copy of the training package here.

Book a Public 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.

On-site Workshops

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;

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.