This course is delivered and assessed by Premium Health Pty Ltd (RTO no 104032).
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid (previously known as Level 3 first aid) is for persons who have first aid responsibilities in a larger workplace with a higher level of risk. Participants must hold a current First Aid certificate to attend this course.
This combined Provide advanced first aid & Provide advanced resuscitation program is a 3 day course. Day 1 is theory based where participants will undertake the compulsory study requirement. The trainer will provide a workbook on the day and will guide participants through its content. The following 2 days will be practical training and assessment within the classroom.
This course develops the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualties, the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
This course covers topics such as resuscitation including AED, multiple casualty incidents and triage, severe trauma, burns and thermal injuries, asthma and anaphylaxis, pain management, wound care, manual handling techniques and extraction, head and spinal injuries, use of cervical collars, spinal boards and stretchers, responsibility of the first aider, infection control, bleeding and shock, angina, fractures, soft tissue injuries, head injuries, epilepsy, heart attack, seizures and poisoning.
After completing Provide advanced first aid, students will have gained the skills and knowledge to:
- Respond to an emergency situation
- Perform advanced resuscitation
- Apply appropriate first aid procedures
- Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
- Communicate details of the incident
- Evaluate the incident and own performance
For further details click on the Course Information Sheet.
Successful participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Premium Health Pty Ltd (RTO no 104032).
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation