Application and Relevance:
This course applies to a wide range of settings where first aid emergencies may occur. It is relevant for people working in education, aged and community care, sport, outdoor recreation, travel and tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises as
well as in home or other environments.
Course Currency Status: current
12 hours face-to-face classroom/workplace training and assessment OR
7 hours face-to-face classroom/workplace training and assessment with 4 hours online or workbook pre-work
This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
+ Assessing an emergency situation
+ Airway and breathing management
+ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques
+ Automated External Defibrillation
+ First Aid management of the unconscious casualty
+ Medical conditions including cardiac, diabetes & epilepsy
+ Infection control and First Aid for minor wounds
+ Allergic reactions and asthma
+ Control of major external bleeding and shock
+ Management of near drowning
+ Hyperthermia and hypothermia
+ Burns and electric shock
+ Eye and soft tissue injuries
+ Venomous bites and stings
+ Fractures and spinal injuries
+ Head, chest and abdominal injuries
+ Assessment of the sick and injured
+ Communicating details of an incident
+ Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents
There are no prerequisite units. Participants will need the ability to meet the physical demands of providing first aid. Participants will also need oral communication skills to make an accurate verbal report to emergency services and workplace supervisor. Prior to the start of face-to-face practical training, there may be a short knowledge quiz to check language, literacy and numeracy skills, as required.
Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. Note that the provision of CPR must be demonstrated on the floor.
A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment
will be issued to all successful participants.
Please refer to the Student Handbook available at
livcor.com.au/students for additional information.
All students will be enrolled with LivCor—RTO 3586—which will be responsible for the quality of training and assessment provided and for issuing Statements of Attainment for the units of competency on its scope.
This accredited training and assessment will be conducted under LivCor responsibility and direction by Applied First Aid
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