FIRST AID COURSES

Southern Ocean First Aid & Diving

Provide Advanced First Aid course

This course consists of the following 4 units:-

  • HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID001 – Perform CPR
  • HLTAID006 - Provide Advanced First Aid

HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Course Outcome

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, emergency life support, management of casualty(s), management of the accident scene and other first aiders, until the arrival of trained medical professionals or other professional assistance. This unit incorporates the content of units HLTAID001 Perform CPR and HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support and HLTAID003 Provide First Aid.

Competencies to be achieved during the training

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Assess an emergency situation
  • Maintain the airway, breathing and circulation of an unconscious casualty
  • Administer First Aid for Minor Wounds & Apply Infection Control Procedures
  • Manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • Manage a casualty suffering from shock
  • Administer First Aid for Burns & Electric Shock
  • Administer First Aid for Eye & Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Manage a casualty suffering Near Drowning/Drowning
  • Manage a casualty suffering Head / Chest / Abdominal Injuries
  • Manage a casualty suffering Extremes of Temperature
  • Administer First Aid for Venomous Bites & Stings and Allergic Reactions
  • Administer First Aid for Spinal Injuries & Fractures
  • Explain the legal and social responsibilities of a first aider
  • Determine first aid facilities and training requirements
  • Determine Principles for Assessment and Movement of the Sick & Injured & First Aid Recording Requirements

 

HLTAID002 - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Outcome

This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only. This unit stands alone and incorporates the content of unit HLTAID001 Perform CPR.

Competencies to be achieved during the training

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Assess an emergency situation
  • Maintain the airway, breathing and circulation of an unconscious casualty (including CPR)
  • Administer First Aid for Minor Wounds & Apply Infection Control Procedures
  • Manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • Explain the legal and ethical responsibilities of a first aider
  • Determine first aid facilities and training requirements

 

HLTAID001 – Perform CPR

Course Outcome

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines. This is a stand-alone course and is the ideal course for businesses that need to meet compliance requirements while minimizing time spent away from the job. It encompasses one and two rescuer CPR and AED training for adults with the option to include training for infants and children.

Duration

2 Hours

Competencies to be achieved during the training

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Assess an emergency situation
  • Maintain the airway, breathing and circulation of an unconscious casualty
  • Apply correct techniques for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

 

ALL First Aid courses include training in Defibrillation/AED Use, Asphyxia, Anaphylaxis using adrenalin auto – injector (Epi Pen), and Asthma Management -Bronchospasm using bronchodilator and spacer device.

Automated External Defibrillation

This will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to understand the safety requirements when handling an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), as well as the skills to use an AED within the first minutes after a cardiac arrest.

Competencies to be achieved during the training:

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain why Early Defibrillation & the 'Chain of Survival' are essential
  • Explain the Structure & Function of the Heart
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Manage a cardiac arrest using an Automatic External Defibrillator - (AED)

First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

This will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until the arrival of medical assistance.

Competencies to be achieved during the training:

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Assess the situation
  • Provide appropriate first aid treatment for anaphylactic reaction.
  • Communicate details of the incident.
  • Evaluate first aid response to anaphylactic reaction.
  • Develop an anaphylaxis management plan.

Emergency Management of Asthma in the Workplace

This will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to deliver blue reliever medication in an asthma attack within State and Territory guidelines.

Competencies to be achieved during the training:

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Recognise the early signs and symptoms of deteriorating asthma
  • Identify equipment used in an asthma attack.
  • Demonstrate the first aid management of an Asthma emergency.
  • Develop a workplace asthma management plan.

This unit will also incorporate the practical application of the use of cervical collars, backboards and spinal boards

$295 per person

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