HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support


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Delivered with the approval of St John Australia RTO: 88041  


St John Ambulance Australia, Australian First Aid Manual
St John Ambulance Australia, Basic Life Support Publication
Participants will develop the skills and knowledge to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures, usually until a more qualified first aider or medical person becomes available.


  • who need to achieve basic level first aid training as part of their employment;
  • who would like to learn basic emergency first aid information without the need to complete intensive training;
  • who may feel confronted or challenged by the amount of information/assessment requirements of a more complex and detailed first aid program
A child under 14 years of age may undertake this trsining where parent or guardian approval has been provided in writing ti St John-NT.
Delivered over 1 day.  8:15am – 4:30pm.
Public Courses - Advised in your confirmation letter.
Private Courses - You will be advised by your employer
Due to the nature of practical exercises skirts or dresses are not considered appropriate.
St John venues provide coffee, tea, a fridge and a microwave oven. Lunch time is from 12:00 - 12:45pm.

A light jacket if you get cold in air conditioning.

Bring your unique student identifer number and photo ID

Will be issued on the day and includes Emergency First Aid – A quick guide; Basic Life Support publication; wallet card; student handouts and promotional materials.

A 15 question multi-choice assessment will be conducted prior to concluding the course. 2 x Practical scenario assessments (CPR including AED; Bleeding/first aid conditions) will be undertaken progressively during the program using checklists and casualty report forms. Participants with literacy/numeracy difficulties or physical ailments/conditions should speak with the Trainer to discuss alternative approaches.

CPR must be effectively demonstrated and assessed on an adult manikin on the floor. Infant CPR can be assessed on a firm surface.

Please note: St John-NT is concerned for your safety and well being. Intending participants should be aware this course requires them to undertake strenuous physical activity to meet all assessment criteria to a satisfactory level. Those who have a pre-existing condition or otherwise sustain an injury prior to the training’s commencement MUST contact St John-NT to defer their training until such time as their condition is rectified.

  1. You will be asked to complete a Statistics Form at the commencement of this program.
  2. The information we collect is used for statistical reporting to the Australian Government.
  3. If your course has been paid for by a third party (employer, employment agency) attendance details and a copy of your final credential will be made available to that party.
  4. St John (NT) may also use this information to contact you at the time your qualification is about to expire to remind you of the need to arrange to have it updated.
  5. If you do not wish to be contacted when your qualification is due for renewal please indicate in the space allocated on the Statistics Form.



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COURSE TOPICS: Legal issues; Infection control; DRSABCD Action Plan; Managing the unconscious casualty; Resuscitation including Automated External Defibrillation; Choking; First aid kits; shock; Wounds and bleeding; Burns; Chest pain; Asthma; and Anaphylaxis.
NATIONAL CODE:                   HLTAID002

Statement of Attainment

RE-VALIDATION RECOMMENDED To maintain current competence St John Ambulance (NT), in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council that CPR skills and knowledge are rewviewed every 12 months.

In order to comply with Standard 1.8 of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Standards for the Continuing Registration of a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), it is necessary to confirm the identification of all participants in accredited training to ensure that the person providing assessment evidence (the learner), is the person who is enrolled and is subsequently issued the Statement of Attainment/Qualification. Evidence that this process is in place must be available.

Please bring some form of photographic identification to your course.

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