Occupational First Aid -
Extended Delivery

This course is conducted over a longer period, giving more time to learn the skills taught. It is ideal for first time students, or those refreshing their skills who would like more time to practice.

Occupational First Aid -
Extended Delivery

Learn the knowledge, skills and confidence to help an ill or injured person until emergency help arrives.


4.5 Day
Face to face
Requires pre-work

About this course

Course Outline

This course covers the following:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • The DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations
  • Managing unconscious casualties
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Using a defibrillator (AED)
  • Legal issues in first aid
  • Infection control
  • Diabetes and seizures
  • Asthma
  • Allergic reactions and Anaphylaxis
  • Wound and bleeding management
  • Burns
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sprains and strains
  • Hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • Head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • Medical emergencies
  • Choking
  • Abdominal and chest injuries
  • Poisoning management
  • Bites and stings
  • Stroke
  • Safety and risk management


4.5 days.


Participants are required to undertake or present evidence for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid prior to commencing HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy.


On successful completion of this course, you will be issued a statement of attainment in:

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy
  • HLTAID016 Manage first aid services and resources

The SafeWork Australia model Code of Practice: First Aid in the Workplace and the Australian Resuscitation Council recommend that first aid skills are renewed every three years, and resuscitation skills (HLTAID009/HLTAID0015) are renewed every 12 months. Please also refer to specific industry standards and guidelines.

Assessment Methods

We use a range of different methods to assess you, including written assessments and practical activities.

You must be able to perform CPR on the floor for 2 minutes on a manikin. You may need to pair up with another student to complete the practical exercises.

Who it’s for

Suitable for students that would like more time to learn and practice, or who have learning barriers.

Course delivery formats

3.5 Days

A 3.5 day face-to-face course with mandatory pre-work.

Extended Delivery

A 4.5 day face-to-face course. This is suitable for students that would like more time to learn and practice, or who have learning barriers.

Assessment Only

A 2.5 day face-to-face course with mandatory pre-work.


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"I was very impressed with the whole process from applying for the course, the venue and our trainer. I am so happy I've done this course as it's a good idea to have this knowledge not just at work, but in everyday life. You never know when these skills are required."

Vivienne, Student.

"The instructor was absolutely fantastic. Entertaining, thorough and refreshingly real. No hold back on what we may encounter in reality. Made the coursework and practical enjoyable, rather than just another refresher course."

Biagio, Student.

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4.5 Day
Face to face
No pre-work