Tamworth Community College

First Aid - Full

Through completing a first aid course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response, recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

During this practical course students will be required to perform effective CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor, an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface, and follow the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

You will also cover first aid treatments, terminology, common trauma and medical emergencies such as basic response to asthma, anaphylaxis, bites and stings, fractures, heart conditions and more.

Course covers units: HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support and HLTAID011 Provide first aid

Students must complete a theory workbook prior to the course.

Certificates are valid for 3 years.