HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


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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 to recognise and then manage a casualty who is unconscious and is not breathing.

Homeowners with a swimming pool on their property (or anywhere in the general vicinity), Power/electrical workers, Shopping centre  and/or general security personnel, Event (small or larger)staff, Industry employees (all industry), and the general public.

A child under 14 years of age may under this training where parent or guardian approval has been provided in writing to St John-NT.
Delivered over 4 hours.
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.
At St John venues coffee and tea are provided.
A light jacket if you get cold in air conditioning.

Will be issued on the day and includes: Basic Life Support publication; wallet card; student handouts and promotional materials.


There are 2 Assessment tools used for the assessment of this unit.

1. An observation scenario checklist will be utlised to assess CPR and AED

2. A 10 question multiple-choice assessment paper will be provided prior to the conclusion of the training.

Participants with literacy/numeracy or other special needs must advise Training Administration at the time of booking and again with the Trainer at the commencement of training to discuss alternative approaches.

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 criteris 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 the 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 Skills Authority
  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.



The following policies/procedures are available on request to the Training Department:

Ph: (08) 8922 6228
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  • client selection, enrolment and induction/orientation procedures;
  • course information, including content and vocational outcomes;
  • cancellations, transfers, administration fees & refunds;
  • provision for language, literacy and numeracy support;
  • client support;
  • conduct – non staff;
  • flexible learning and assessment procedures;
  • welfare and guidance services;
  • appeals and complaints;
  • disciplinary procedures;
  • access and equity;
  • fees paid in advance.
  • Legal issues;
  • Infection control;
  • DRSABCD Action Plan;
  • Managing the unconscious casualty;
  • Resuscitation;
  • Defibrillation information and
  • Choking

Statement of Attainment

RE-VALIDATION RECOMMENDED To maintain current competence St John Ambulance (NT) strongly recommends proficiency is re-validated within 12 months from the date of issue.

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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