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Advanced First Aid Course

HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid


Also trained as one unit of the Occupational First Aid qualification, this standalone training course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

**Please note it is a requirement of this advanced first aid course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.**

Course duration

3 days (face to face)

Course content

  • Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
  • CPR and AED
  • Shock Management
  • Airway Management - Asthma, Choking, Severe Allergic Reaction, Hyperventilation
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures and Convulsions
  • Stroke
  • Bleeding and Wound Care
  • Burns and Scalds 
  • Emergency childbirth 
  • Extremes of Heat and Cold
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries 
  • Poisons and Toxic Substances
  • Bites and Stings
  • Abdominal injuries 
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Needlestick injuries
  • Substance misuse/abuse


There are no prerequisites for our advanced first aid course.


Current industry standards state this course must be updated every 3 years, with the CPR component to be updated annually.


Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies and a written quiz.


On successful completion of this first aid training course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

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