The Occupational First Aid course equips students for emergencies in a high risk work environment and provides the skills necessary to be responsible for a first aid room.
This course has a pre-requisite. Students must have completed HLTAID003 Provide First Aid within the previous 12 months in order to attend this course.Book Now
Updated 27 July 2021
Importantly, those who meet the following criteria should not attend any St John Ambulance Training course:
Those who are diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 within 14 days after attending their St John training course must advise St John Ambulance Victoria immediately on 1300 360 455
For a limited time only, all First Aid training will come with access to our Infection Control eLearning course that participants can complete online in just 45 minutes.
Students will receive a link to the course on their student readiness page.
This course provides practical advice for you and your workplace teams to follow to help reduce the spread of infection such as Coronavirus.
This course covers First Aid for high risk work environments as well as managing first aid rooms.
The course topics include resuscitation including using a soft bag resuscitator, oxygen therapy and application of an AED (including equipment maintenance), managing all aspects of a First Aid room and planning a response to a major incident.
This course is taught by St John trainers with over 100 years of combined experience and backgrounds in Nursing, Education and Leadership. They are ready to share their experience and passion with you that creates confidence to perform first aid should you ever need to.
3 days Face to Face
This course covers the following:
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
HLTSS00027 Occupational first aid skill set, which consists of the following units of competency:
Most workplaces require a specific number of people to successfully complete this qualification. St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years, and resuscitation skills (HLTAID007) are renewed every 12 months.
A successful outcome for this statement of attainment will be determined by a range of different assessment methods including written assessment, observation of simulated and practical activities etc.
Students must have completed HLTAID003 Provide First Aid within the previous 12 months.
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