Tamworth Community College

First Aid - Full

Course Options:

This course varies for students with current or expired certificates

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

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, completing incident documentation, and more.

Upon successful completion of assessment(s), students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for unit(s): HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support and HLTAID011 Provide first aid.

Certificates are valid for 3 years.


Students must collect a workbook from the College, complete it before the course, and bring it with them on the day of training, if not before.

Students must be physically able to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor and on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.