This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit.
On successful completion, learners will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment. Location Training is conducted at ECB Training Services, or if required, training can also be conducted on your site providing the following requirements are met: • Training room with tables, chairs & screen • Suitable clear operating area Course Duration Duration may vary depending on learner’s circumstances and previous experience. Cost Dependent on learner’s experience.
On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to:
Respond to an emergency situation
Recognise an emergency situation
Apply appropriate first aid procedures
Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response service
Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles
Obtain consent from casualty where possible
Communicate details of the incident
Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies
Evaluate the incident and own performance
Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
Participate in debriefing to address individual needs
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Cancellations within 48 hours may incur a 20% cancellation fee, no refund is given for non-attendance or cancellation on the day of the training. Where ECB Training Services receives sufficient notice of cancellation (at least 48 hours), a refund is available.