This course addresses the establishment and maintenance of facilities to enable or facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in workplace and with the provision of advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance, and provision of support to other providers.

This course is made up of three separate units which put together provides the knowledge necessary for an occupational first aider. The course will also provide information on state and federal legislations as it applies to workplace first aid.  Current industry standard is for this course to be updated every 3 years with the Advanced Resuscitation component being updated every 12 months.

Units of Competency:

  • HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
  • HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services and Resources

Course Content:

  • Assess the situation
  • Manage the casualty(s)
  • Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
  • Communicate essential incident  details
  • Evaluate the incident


Option 1:  30 hours (4 days) classroom training and assessment

Option 2:  Mixed mode – 22 hours (3 days) classroom training and assessment combined  with completion of a workbook.

Who Should Attend

First aiders who have the responsibility for maintaining a first aid room in the workplace.


Students must be 16 years or older

Course Support Materials Provided

  • Course notes
  • First aid manual

Training Methods:

The course will be presented by group discussion, role plays, video, syndicate exercise, action plan development, case studies, practical exercises, lecture and report writing. The course is interactive and practical.

Course Assessment:

The assessment criteria for this course will be based on both informal and formal processes (as per  Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) requirements for competency based training).

The assessment methods used during the course will be:

  • Multiple choice quiz
  • Progressive practical assessment


Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid

  • HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
  • HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services and Resources

Course Fee:

Option 1:            $500pp GST Free

Option 2:            $440pp GST Free

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Legislative approval valid for 3 years from the completion date. Annual refreshers recommended to maintain current CPR and advanced skills.


  • Due to the practical components of the course, participants are advised to wear comfortable casual attire.
  • The units of competency are nationally recognised and are registered on the National Training Information Service website http://www.ntis.gov.au