HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

Skill Set Description:

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 unit of competency 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.

Emergency Medical Response provides Public First Aid Training in Northcote, Bendigo, Maryborough, Ballarat (use our First Aid Public Booking Calendar 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.

Please select the training course you wish to enrol into and click on the ADD TO CART button to process your payment or call 0438 718 369 for further details or to discuss your requirements. No GST is charged on VET nationally recognised training.

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:

  • Full course: 24 hours face to face training
  • Full course: Completion of pre-course study plus 20 hours practical training
  • Refresher course: 24 hours face to face training
  • Refresher course: Completion pre-course study plus 12 hours practical training

Course Delivery Structure with pre-course study:

  • Day 1: 8:30AM to 3:30PM 7hrs (HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & HLTAID003 Provide First Aid) 
  • Day 2: 8:30AM to 4:30PM 8hrs (HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid & HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation)  – Day 2 may be run the next day or within 1 week of Day 1.
  • Day 3: 9:00AM to 3:30PM 6.5hrs (HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services & Resources – Scenarios)  – Day 3 may be run the next day or within 1 week of Day 2 or within 2 weeks of Day 1.

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:

There are a few different options for completing your pre-course study.  We recommend our First Aid News Video as it is the most convenient option.

Other options include

  • Ebook
  • Online training

The pre course study includes a short self-assessment knowledge quiz. You must take the completed quiz paper or completion certificate with you to the training course.

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.

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.