EP TRAINING OFFERS A RANGE OF FIRST AID COURSES
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Learn the skills and knowledge required to perform cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines. CPR can provide the means to keep a person alive long enough to receive professional medical attention. Knowing CPR – and performing it properly – can make the difference between life and death.
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
This is the most common accredited first aid course for those that require a first aid certificate for employment or other reasons. This course gives you the skills and knowledge required to provide a First Aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Previously referred to as Senior First Aid or Apply First Aid.
HLTAID002 Provide basic life support
This course is suitable for those students requiring workplace first aid skills. This course was previously called Level 1 first aid. This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Qualifications are issued by Healthcorp RTO 91222
The Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has endorsed HLTAID004 as satisfying all educator requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training - as outlined by National Regulations. Anyone looking to work, or currently working, in the childcare industry including schools, day care centres and educational environments will need this first aid certificate.
Impact on First Aid and Resuscitation Training
"The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that the teaching of routine first aid and resuscitation courses should be postponed until the current COVID-19 pandemic has abated and expert consensus opinion is that there is no longer an unnecessary risk involved in participating in a course."