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CPR First Aid Course

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation | RTOID 3605

This CPR first aid course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain breathing and circulation in an adult, child or infant following cardiac arrest. Content is based on Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

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

Course duration

4 hours of CPR training in the classroom or 1.5 - 2 hours (depending on class size) practical in the classroom with prior online learning.

Course content

  • Legal and other requirements
  • Basic life support
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) steps
  • Demonstration and use of a defibrillator (AED)
  • Debriefing/Welfare


There are no prerequisites for this first aid course.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

In order to receive a certificate for any accredited course, all students must have an Unique Student Identifier (USI). We recommend that you create your USI before you book your course. You will need your USI to enrol. Create your USI now or find out more »

Learn CPR online

You can choose to complete the theory component of this course through our online learning portal. Once completed, students must attend a face to face practical assessment session to complete the full qualification for CPR certification. Note: Only students who have completed the e-learning and have their Certificate of Completion will be admitted into the practical course.

Search for a practical session at a location near you BEFORE buying this CPR course online.


The recommended industry standard to maintain current competency is for this course to be refreshed annually.


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

Note: It is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the adult manikin on the floor.


On successful completion, you will be issued with the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Pocket mask training

If pocket mask training is required by your employer, please advise our customer service team on 1300 367 428 and they will organise this for you. (Use of pocket masks is not a requirement in standard CPR training.)

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