HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. This unit stands alone however incorporate the requirements of HLTAID001- Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation and HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support.

The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid untitled-1response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.


This unit of competency will be delivered in 2 X 8 hours sessions (Total 16 hours) delivered over two days i.e. two sessions per day. Students will participate in simulated first aid activities. Workbook assessment questions are to be answered by students individually during last session before handing over the workbook to the trainer.

Course Delivery Location

Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, North Melbourne, VIC 3051, Australia

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements or pre-requisites for this unit but it is recommended that participants have basic foundation skills such as language, literacy and numeracy that are essential to understand basic instructions and to convey information to emergency services or to the workplace supervisor.

Please be advised that some manual handling of “casualties/injured persons” may be required during training, in simulated learning activities. Therefore, physical attributes may affect learner’s ability to successfully complete the training and assessment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Vardhan Institute of Management and Technology has a simple but methodical RPL process, which is outlined in detail on the Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Prospective students may access further information on RPL through Student Handbook prior to enrolment and are encouraged to apply if they believe that they may be eligible.

2017 Indicative Course Fee (Subject to Change)

  • Tuition Fee: AUD99
  • Text Book/Resource Material: AUD15


Current industry standards state this course must be updated every 3 years with the CPR component being updated every 12 months.

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