HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Nationally Recognised Training

Learn the skills to perform life-saving (CPR) on an adult, child or infant who is unconscious and not breathing normally.


2 hour - HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course delivery: A mixture of practical exercises, video and your mobile device

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1 Hour - HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course delivery: A mixture of virtual reality and practical exercises

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Basic - HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course delivery: Basic course delivery with practical exercises

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You will gain the knowledge and confidence to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, to describe alternative methods for delivering rescue breaths and how to manage a victim of drowning.

This course can be undertaken in a range of formats

Virtual Reality Format:

  • 1 hour course

Video Enhanced Format:

  • 2 hour course

Basic Format:

  • 3.25 hour course

Course outline

This course covers the following:

  • The DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations
  • Managing unconscious casualties
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Using a defibrillator (AED)
  • Legal issues in first aid
  • Infection control

Statement(s) of attainment

On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that resuscitation skills are renewed every 12 months.

Assessment Information

A successful outcome for this statement of attainment will be determined by a range of different assessment methods including a questionnaire, observation of simulated and practical activities etc.

You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.




This course is available as an Onsite

Onsite Training is a convenient and flexible training solution for your workplace and community group.

St John brings the training to you wherever and whenever you need it. This solution is available 365 days a year and 24 hours a day.