Occupational First Aid

HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skillset

Man practices first aid in a Senior First Aid Course

This is a very interesting and challenging course is suitable for people who are either employed in, or intending to become employed in, nominated occupational first aider roles. It is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority requirements, safe work practices, and first aid code of practice.

The course provides simulated real-life scenarios for a set of skills to provide advanced first aid, oxygen therapy, advanced resuscitation, ongoing monitoring and care after treatment, handover of the casualty to emergency services and incident debriefing or evaluation to improve future operations, address individual needs recognising psychological impacts and seeking help as required.

Participants learn to develop and maintain first aid action plans in consultation with relevant parties, undertake a risk assessment to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, follow manufacturer’s instructions and complete documentation including checklists for stocking and maintaining equipment such as resuscitation and oxygen equipment and first aid kits.

Course details

Course Duration
Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of 8 Hours plus pre=course online workbook

Certificate issued: The following units will be included in your certificate:

HLTSS00068 - Occupational First Aid Skill Set
HLTAID014 - Provide Advanced First Aid
HLTAID016 - Manage first aid services and resources
HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid
HLTAID015 - Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy
HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Entry Requirements
Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor and performing rescue breathing techniques on manikins.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies..

Learner Rights, Responsibilities and Support Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Assessment Activities

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:s
Perform CPR on an adult (incl. single and two-rescuer CPR, using a bag-valve-mask, select and insert an appropriate airway adjunct, manage oxygen equipment and use an AED to deliver at least one shock)
Place a casualty into the recovery position
Complete a first aid incident report form based on a simulated first aid scenario
Perform CPR on an infant
Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis
Manage a casualty with asthma
Manage a choking casualty
Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
Manage a casualty with a nosebleed
Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation
Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain
Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)
Coordinate a multiple casualty incident
Manage a casualty with a life-threatening bleed and provide oxygen
Complete a first aid incident report form based on the life-threatening bleed scenario
Maintain resuscitation equipment
Conduct a workplace risk assessment
Develop a first aid response plan including strategies for management of incidents
Use a first-aid checklist to service a workplace first aid kit for supplies’ replacement and equipment maintenance

Theory assessment A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions.

Private onsite group lessons can be arranged. Please phone for details.