HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (by Flexible Learning)


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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.


Nil. Children under 14 years of age may undertake this program where written parental or guardian approval has been provided to St John-NT prior to its commencement.



  • 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:
    • 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.
      This web-site managed nationally by St John Ambulance Australia.
      The Learner’s email address required if this option selected.

    Learner Guide option:

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.
Group Courses - Advised by your employer/coordinator.
Due to practical exercises, skirts or dresses are not considered appropriate.
St John NT venues provide coffee, tea, a fridge and a microwave oven, with lunch time generally from 12:00midday–12:45pm.

Notebook & pen/pencil and a light jacket if you get cold in air conditioning.


Where issued, includes the St John Ambulance Australia, Australian First Aid Manual; wallet card; student handouts and other St John approved promotional materials.


5 Assessment tools are utilised for the assessment of this training, a 35 question multi-choice assessment conducted prior to concluding the course and 4 practical assessments undertaken progressively throughout the training. Practical assessments cover: CPR and AED; allergies; asthma; anaphylaxis; choking; bleeding; convulsions, multiple injuries; bites and stings; other conditions,.

Participants with language, literacy or numeracy difficulties or with other special needs should advise this at the time of booking and confirm it again with the Trainer at the commencement of the training. Alternative approaches will be discussed.

St John-NT is committed to your safety and well being. Learners must be aware this training requires physical activity which is necessary to meet all assessment criteria and some Leaners may consider the activity strenuous. Those with pre-existing conditions or who 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 Skills Quality Authority.
  3. If your course has been paid for by a third party (employer, employment agency) attendance details and a copy of your credential will be made available to that party.
  4. St John (NT) will contact you prior to your recognised period of competence at this level expiring to remind you of the need to update.
  5. If you do not wish to be contacted, indicate this in the space provided on the 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.
TOPICS: Legal issues; infection control; DRSABCD Action Plan; managing the unconscious casualty; resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation; 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 (NT) strongly recommends proficiency is re-validated within 3 years from the date of issue.
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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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