Provide First Aid - 5 Hours

Provide First Aid - 5 Hours

This course is delivered through our new SJx immersive training experience. Learn more here.

For anyone wanting to learn how to provide first aid including CPR. This course requires online pre-learning followed by a face to face practical assessment of skills.


4 Hour
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


5 hour face to face session.


If online mandatory pre-work is not completed prior to the course date, students will not be permitted to enter the class and will not receive certification.


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

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 will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor. You may need to pair up with another student to complete the practical exercises.

Who it’s for

This course is for those who are confident in their skills and only want to complete the assessment. The benefits of this class include:

  Reduced time in the classroom
      - Smaller class sizes to ensure student safety and a personalised                 experience
      - Decreased breakout time
      - Reduced handling of equipment

This course is for those who prefer online self-paced learning, with a reduced face to face component.

The benefits of this class include:

  • Reduced time in the classroom
  • Self-paced pre-learning

Course delivery formats

1 Day

A 1 day face-to-face course with no pre-work.

100% Online

A 4.25 hour online course with mandatory pre-work.

5 Hours

Online pre-learning followed by a 5 hour face to face course.


Student Handbook (PDF)


Training FAQs can be found here.

Does this course include CPR?

Yes, Provide First Aid does include CPR training. You can also choose to only complete HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

What does this Provide First Aid 4 hour course involve?

The Provide First Aid 4 hour course is a combination of self-paced online pre-learning followed by a 4 hour face to face session that allows for practice and demonstration of skills and knowledge.

"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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5 Hour
Face to face