Previously known as Apply First Aid or Senior First Aid, this course will give you the skills and knowledge
required to provide First Aid response, in a range of situations, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
1 day – workbook will be sent prior to course with Reference materials, this MUST be completed prior
to attendance at the course and returned to the trainer on the day of training.
This course will provide participants with a sound knowledge of First Aid procedures.
Why Should I Attend?
This course will equip you with this skills and knowledge to provide First Aid assistance if the need
arises in your workplace, home or community organisation.
The Practical component of the First Aid course is conducted over one day (8 hours). It is a further requirement that
each participant completes the theory component prior to attendance. This will be provided to you after you have enrolled
and paid for your course.
Some elements covered in this course:
Recognise an emergency situation
Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
Obtain consent from casualty where possible
Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles
Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies
Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
Participate in debriefing to address individual needs
Provide First Aid
The First Aid course provided by Austrain Academy was both informative and interactive. Craig made the subject matter
very interesting and a pleasure to attend. I can't recommend the session highly enough for those wishing to gain this
qualification. Well done Austrain.