Occupational first aid skill set

Nationally Recognised Training

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. 

$535.00

Occupational first aid skill set

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FIRST AID TRAINING SERVICE AVAILABILITY UPDATE - COVID-19

From Wednesday 25th March – Tuesday 30th June 2020, St John Ambulance Victoria will no longer be delivering training in our public classroom settings in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO OUR CUSTOMERS:

  • Online bookings are open with classes available to book from 1st July through to December 2020. Bookings made for July onwards will also gain immediate access to the free Infection Control eLearning course.
  • Organisations classed as essential services should get in touch with us to discuss the options available to them for onsite training in their workplaces. Contact us on 1300 360 455 or via the onsite enquiry form

Please see here for information about the best practice infection control protocols we implement for all first aid training courses.

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.

Duration

3 DAYS

Course Outline

This course covers the following:

  • Resuscitation including using a soft bag resuscitator
  • Oxygen therapy and application of an AED, including equipment maintenance
  • Clinical assessment in detail
  • Basic anatomy of all body systems
  • Triage
  • Risk assessment
  • Managing all aspects of a First Aid Room
  • Documentation
  • Planning a response to a major incident
  • Evaluating provision of First Aid

Statement(s) of Attainment

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:

  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
  • HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
  • HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources

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.

Assessment Information

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.

Pre-requisites

Students must have completed HLTAID003 Provide First Aid within the previous 12 months.

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This course is available as an onsite

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