HLTAID003 Provide First Aid


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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

Develop skills and knowledge around a broad range of first aid topics supporting the confident management of emergency situations and providing care to the sick/injured until medical aid arrives.


This training is recommended for those: nominated/appointed by industry as First Aid Officers; who have previously completed a First Aid program and need to confirm their competence and this level; who may come across accidents/incidents; wishing to acquire first aid skills for employment purposes, or are interested promoting health and well being in their community.


A child under 14 years of age may undertake this training where parent or guardian approval has been provided in writing to St John-NT. 

• Delivered over two (2) consecutive days (14 nominal hours). Further information included in the Course Confirmation Letter you will receive at the time your enrolment is confirmed.
Flexible Learning.
• Pre course self-study is completed prior to attending a one (1) day Practical Skill Workshop inclusive of theory and practical skill assessments.
• There are two (2) pre course self-study format options, On-Line or Learner Guide:
On-Line option:
o For Learners selecting the On-Line option, a web address is required to access the pre-course learning tool. This will be provided at the time your booking is confirmed.
o This web-site managed nationally by St John Ambulance Australia.
o The Learner's email address required if this option selected
Learner Guide option:
o This is a hard copy booklet of the On-Line program – on-line access IS NOT required.
• At the time of making your booking you will be asked to nominate a date to attend the one (1) day practical skill workshop.
• A Course Confirmation Letter will confirm the format of your program and the date you have nominated for attendance at the one (1) day practical skill workshop.
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.

Will be issued on the day and includes the St John Ambulance Australia, Australian First Aid Manual; wallet card; student handouts; CD ROM and promotional materials.


5 Assessment tools are utilised for the assessment of this training. A 35 question mutli-choice assessment will be conducted prior to concluding the course and 4 x practical assessment are undertaken progressively throughout the training. Practical assessment covers CPR and AED; Allergies, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Choking, Bleeding, convulsions/first aid conditions, multi injuries and bites and stings. 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 the training 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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TOPICS: Legal issues; infection control; DRSABCD Action Plan; managing the unconscious casualty; resuscitation; defibrillation information; choking; first aid kits; shock; wounds & bleeding; burns; asthma; anaphylaxis; safety & risk management; fractures; sprains, strains & dislocations; head, neck and spinal injury; chest and abdominal injuries; facial injuries; heat & cold induced illness; poisons, bites and stings; other medical emergencies.

Statement of Attainment

RE-VALIDATION RECOMMENDED To maintain current competence St John Ambulance (NT) strongly recommends proficiency is re-validated within 3 years 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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