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HLTSS00027 - Occupational First Aid Skill Set Refresher

RTOID 3605

This is a recertifying course which updates the knowledge and skills of the occupational first aider enabling them to stay up to date with the advanced knowledge and skills to carry out emergency First Aid for injuries and illnesses in the workplace. It will also update information on state and federal legislations as it applies to workplace First Aid.  

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

Course duration

2 days (face to face)

Course content

  • Workplace health and safety
  • Managing a first aid facility
  • Infection control
  • Administration of medications
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Advanced resuscitation techniques
  • Casualty care
  • Casualty assessment
  • Wound care
  • Cold and crush injuries
  • Eye injuries u  Fractures management
  • Thermal injuries
  • Burns
  • Advanced techniques/casualty management
  • Substance misuse
  • Manual handling
  • Spinal injuries
  • Triage


To book into this course, students must have successfully completed and hold a current Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • Apply advanced first aid (HLTFA412A)
  • Manage first aid in the workplace (HLTFA403C);
  • Apply advanced resuscitation techniques (HLTFA404C)


  • Provide advanced first aid (HLTAID006)
  • Provide advanced resuscitation (HLTAID007)
  • Manage first aidservices and resources (HLTAID008)

Students must present their Statement of Attainment/s for the 3 units either prior to, or on the day of the course. Students are also required to complete a pre-course workbook and bring it with them to the course. This will form part of the assessment.


The recommended industry standard to maintain current competency is for this course to be refreshed every 3 years with the Advanced resuscitation component refreshed every 12 months.


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


On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • Provide advanced first aid (HLTAID006)
  • Provide advanced resuscitation (HLTAID007) 
  • Manage first aidservices and resources (HLTAID008)

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