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HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


After successful competition of the unit student will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

This unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course Details

HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Course Delivery : Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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  • 12 Hours
  • Blended
  • Available to domestic students only
  • Module 1: Introduction to First Aid
  • Module 2: Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Module 3: Legal issues in first aid
  • Module 4: Resuscitation and airway emergencies
  • Module 5: Medical emergencies part 1
  • Module 6: Reporting and documentation

This unit is for individuals working in various capacities in any industry required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Three Units of Competency from the new HLT Health Training Package recorded on your Statement of Attainment issued after successful completion of theory and practical.

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

AUD $80.00

*The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

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The course is delivered in a flexible manner, with an online theory component followed by a 4-hour face-to-face session for demonstration and assessments of the practical skills.

  • The students are required to complete 8 hours of online theory.
  • It is a requirement that this be completed prior to attending the class.
  • The online theory is made up of 6 modules

The following are the admission criteria for the unit in place at IHNA:

  • Applicants must be aged 18 years or over.
  • Basic Level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) knowledge required to follow the theory & assessments and to demonstrate the practical skill components.
  • Basic computer skills required to complete the online theory and assessments.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Assessment is competency based and is conducted in accordance with the Health Training Package and the standards outlined in the units of competency in the industry Training Package qualifications.

It includes

  • Multiple-Choice Questionnaire with 100% pass mark at the end of the self-directed theory (must be completed prior to your practical class)
  • Simulation Based Assessments: Practical skills of this unit are performed in a simulated environment at IHNA’s nursing laboratory. This includes;
    • cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to adult and infant
    • automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
    • responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting managed casualties, with the following:
      • anaphylaxis and EpiPen
      • asthma,puffer,spacer
      • non-life-threatening bleeding
      • choking
      • shock
      • handing over to emergency services
      • providing an accurate verbal report of the incident
      • reviewing the incident

Students who have not completed the online theory will not be admitted into the class and Simulation Based Assessments (practical skills).

You can apply online using the “Enrol Now” link.

Please Note: You will be required to complete a knowledge Based Assessment by the day before you come into face to face training.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83


IHNA reserves the right to cancel/reschedule the intake if sufficient enrolment numbers are not there for the intake.

In the event of a cancellation or reschedule, full fee paid by the student will be refunded or the student can attend the rescheduled session.

Student can cancel the enrolment three days before the course start date and the full fee paid by the student will be refunded.

Fee is not refundable if the student withdraws from the course within two days of the course start date. That is if the course is starting on 24th of the month, the student can cancel the course till 21st with full.

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