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First Aid in the Workplace Course

HLTSS00027 - Occupational First Aid Skill Set

RTOID 3605

This workplace first aid training course provides the occupational first aider with advanced knowledge and skills to carry out emergency first aid for injuries and illnesses in the workplace.  It will also provide students with information on state and federal legislations as it applies to first aid in the workplace.

**Please note it is a requirement of this 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 ManagementAirway 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


There are no prerequisites for this occupational first aid training course. 


Current industry standards state this first aid-at-work course must be updated every 3 years with the CPR component being updated every 12 months.


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


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

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