Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


Course Outline

Price: $89 | Duration: 4 hours


This unit specifically outlines the necessary competencies for executing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) following the guidelines set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC). Tailored for individuals new to the field or anyone anticipated to deliver First Aid and CPR across various contexts, including workplaces and community environments, this course accommodates those without prior training in First Aid or CPR. It’s suitable for employees, supervisors, managers, and community members, including volunteers, preparing them to confidently respond to situations requiring immediate intervention.

The course is comprised of one unit. The unit is at Australian Qualifications Framework level III. This means you can apply basic and procedural knowledge in your role at work. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

Learning Objectives
This course applies to a new worker any person who may be required to provide First Aid and CPR, in a range of situations, including workplace and community settings. It is suitable for someone who has never completed a First Aid or CPR course:

  • Employees

  • Supervisors & Managers

  • Community members such as volunteers

There are no entry requirements for this unit. No pre-existing knowledge or skills have been assumed and the course has been designed to provide the learner with all the knowledge and skills necessary to acquire competency.

However, there is the requirement for a level of functional foundation skills such as learning, reading, writing and numeracy and digital literacy skills. As is required for a support work role in the Health care and social assistance sector. The course is delivered using the English language. The course does not involve complex use of language or writing skills. If English is your second language and you require assistance, please refer to our support services.

Delivery Mode
An online/blended program: the student completes the theory online first and then attends a Trainer led, 2-hour face-to-face in a classroom setting combined with practical exercises in a simulated environment.

Assessments include multiple-choice questions - Essential Knowledge Questions.

Simulation - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Direct observation during practical assessment activities including uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation on an adult and an infant in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines and according to the assessment requirements of the unit.

Qualification Issued
Successful completion of the unit will lead to a Statement of Attainment - HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This will be issued at the completion of the program.

Certificate Validity
While Statements of Attainment (SoA) don't expire, the various licences and 'tickets' that you may use your SoAs for, often have their own regulations to do with how long they remain valid. As per the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, it is recommended that CPR skills are renewed every twelve months.

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