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HLTAID011 Provide First Aid


Course Overview


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. For information about our short courses, click here.


In this course you will:


  • Assess an emergency situation

  • Airway, breathing and circulation

  • First aid for minor wounds

  • Apply infection control

  • Manage bleeding and extreme temperature

  • First aid for burns and electrocution

  • First aid for fractures and soft tissue injuries

  • Manage near drowning casualties

  • Manage head, chest and abdominal injuries

  • First aid for venomous bites, stings and allergies

  • First aid for spinal fractures

  • Assessing and moving sick and injured

  • Legal and social responsibilities

  • First aid for seizures and poisons

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