First Aid Training Course Information

Course Information

DURATION

2 Hours

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • Understanding asthma
  • Triggers of asthma
  • Signs and symptoms of an asthma episode
  • Current asthma medications
  • Management of an asthma episode
  • Management and communication plans

 

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • 22282VIC – Course in the Emergency Management of Asthma in the Workplace

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, that asthma and anaphylaxis 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 written assessment (questionnaire), observation of simulated and practical activities etc. 

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

DURATION

2.5 Hours

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • Understanding anaphylaxis
  • Triggers of anaphylaxis
  • Signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction
  • The emergency action plan
  • The adrenaline auto-injector - what it does
  • Using, handling and safe storage of the adrenaline auto-injector
  • Risk assessment and risk minimisation strategies
  • Legislation and responsibilities
  • Evaluation of policies, procedures and emergency incidents

 

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • 22300VIC – Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, that asthma and anaphylaxis 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 written assessment (questionnaire), observation of simulated and practical activities etc. 

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

DURATION

1 DAY

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • The importance of communication
  • Management of unconscious non-breathing person
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Administration of oxygen for therapy in a resuscitation scenario
  • First Aid equipment maintenance

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation

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 (HLTAID001/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 (questionnaire), observation of simulated and practical activities etc. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

DURATION

Half Day

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • Asthma, Anaphylaxis and allergy overview
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis signs, symptoms and triggers
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis medications and devices
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis action plans
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis risk management planning for the workplace
  • Hands-on-practice in using Asthma inhalers and spacers
  • Hands-on-practice adrenaline auto-injector administration (Epi-pen)
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis first aid management

 

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • 22282VIC – Course in the Emergency Management of Asthma in the Workplace
  • 22300VIC – Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, that asthma and anaphylaxis 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 written assessment (questionnaire), observation of simulated and practical activities etc. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

It covers child specific first aid in many high-risk areas such as anaphylaxis and asthma as well as common injuries and resuscitation. The Australian Children’s Education & Care Authority (ACECQA) has endorsed this course as meeting their requirements for anaphylaxis, asthma, and first aid training.

DURATION

2 DAYS – No pre-learning required

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Medical emergencies
  • Heat and cold induced illness
  • Strains, sprains, dislocations and fractures
  • Chest and abdominal injures
  • Poisons
  • Legal issues
  • Defibrillation
  • Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
  • Asthma
  • Choking
  • Burns
  • Shock
  • Safety and risk management
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Facial and eye injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • 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
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • 22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis
  • 22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

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 (HLTAID001/HLTAID007), asthma, and anaphylaxis 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 written assessment (questionnaire), observation of simulated and practical activities etc. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

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

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.

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

DURATION

5.5 Hours

This course can also be completed as Assessment only 2 Hours Onsite. Fill out the onsite enquiry form for more information.

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Infection control
  • Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
  • Defibrillation awareness
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Introduction to low voltage principles
  • Choking
  • Rescue from low voltage apparatus
  • Legal issues
  • Hazards and risk management

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
  • 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 low voltage rescue skills are renewed every 12 months.

ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

Assessment is through a combination of practical first aid activities and a written test paper. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

This course is relevant to a wide range of people, with mental health issues becoming more commonplace and First Aiders being called upon to help with colleagues, friends, family and members of the public.

DURATION

1 Day

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • What is mental health?
  • What is a mental health crisis
  • Duty of care
  • Principles of crisis intervention
  • Recognising and responding to signs of a person who may be at risk
  • Providing support to people at risk
  • Where to go for assistance
  • Principles of self care

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

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

PRE-REQUISITES

Complete First Aid for Mental Health E-Learning module

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.

DURATION

5.5 hours

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • How to manage a first aid scenario
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • An unconscious breathing person
  • An unconscious non-breathing person (includes CPR and use of Defibrillation [AED])
  • Burns
  • Chest pain
  • Choking
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Drowning
  • Asthma
  • Shock

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

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.

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

A comprehensive first aid course covering a range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses

This course can be undertaken in a range of formats, some which require mandatory online pre-learning.

Video Enhanced Courses:

  • 4 Hour course - Requires pre-learning
  • 1 Day course - No pre-learning

Basic Courses:

  • 2 Day course - No pre-learning

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • 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
  • Diabetes
  • Heart attack
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wound and bleeding management
  • Burns
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sprains and strains
  • Head and facial injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Medical emergencies
  • Choking
  • Abdominal and chest injuries
  • Heat and cold induced conditions
  • Poisoning management
  • Bites and stings
  • Stroke

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

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.

PRE-REQUISITES

This course requires Online Mandatory Pre-Assessment for the 4 hour version to be completed before the course date.

If Online Mandatory Pre-Assessment is not completed prior to the course date, students will not be permitted to enter the class and will not receive certification.

Participants gain the knowledge and skills to provide ongoing care to an ill or injured casualty over a prolonged period of time. It is ideal for remote areas where access to medical aid is difficult or delayed, including alpine, desert, marine, rural and tropical environments.

DURATION

  • 2 DAYS - Must have current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid certificate, which has been received in the last 12 months.


COURSE OUTLINE

In addition to the topics covered in the Provide First Aid course, this course covers

  • Planning and preparing
  • Managing the remote situation
  • Prolonged care of casualties and self
  • Infection control in remote situations
  • Managing the deteriorating casualty
  • Triage
  • Managing injuries and illness
  • Lifting and moving casualties
  • Bites and stings
  • Emergency communications
  • Rescue preparation and evacuation

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

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 (HLTAID001/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 (questionnaire), observation of simulated and practical activities etc. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

PRE-REQUISITES

2 DAYS - HLTAID003 Provide First Aid certificate completed within the last 12 months

DURATION

1 DAY

COURSE OUTLINE

This course covers the following:

• DRSABCD action plan
• Legal issues, infection control
• Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Defibrillation demonstration
• Roles & responsibilities of a Sports First Aider
• Assessment of sports injuries
• Strains, sprains, dislocation and fractures
• Head, neck and spinal injuries – including collars
• Chest and abdominal injuries
• Facial and eye injuries
• Sports specific injuries
• Management of medical emergencies including
  chest pain, asthma, anaphylaxis
• Shock

STATEMENT(S) OF ATTAINMENT

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

  • SISSSPT302A Provide initial management of sports injuries

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 (HLTAID001/HLTAID007), asthma, and anaphylaxis 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 written assessment (questionnaire), observation of simulated and practical activities etc. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

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