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HLTFA311A – Apply First Aid and CPR

Take your skill set to the next level with the HLTFA311A – Apply First Aid and CPR course at ACE Forklift Training. When working in a high-risk workplace, such as logistics, transport and warehouse industries, the benefits of having basic first aid training are essential. At our course, students are taught how to assess risk, identify a crisis and deal with the situation using effective, respectful and possibly life-saving procedures.

Our course is combined with the CPR course, ensuring that all students know how to identify the signs of heart failure and are well-equipped to deliver CPR in a medical emergency. The course material is extensive, but our staff are well-trained to deliver each component of this unit in a thoughtful and clear manner, assessing the individual need of all our students in order to ensure we maintain our high pass rates.

Classes are held on demand, the last Thursday of every month, but do require a minimum of five students. If you’re a business looking to book in a group contact us today. If you’re taking either or both our LO Order Picker Licence Course or our LF Forklift Licence Course, makes sure you express interest in taking our First Aid course in order to be notified when the next available training will be scheduled.

Course Code HLTFA311A – Apply First Aid
Licence Apply Basic First Aid and CPR
Course Location Padstow
Schedule Course are held on demand, the last Thursday of every month
Pre-Requisites There are no pre-requisites for this class
Course Content
  • Assessing the situation and learning how to minimise risk to self, casualty and others
  • Conducting a casualty assessment
  • Applying first aid procedures
  • Requesting appropriate medical assistance>
  • Communicating details of the incident and recording them accurately
Assessment All students must complete the practical and theory assessments in order to fulfill the requirements of this course. Participants will need to be deemed competent in an ACE formative assessments prior to completing the formal SafeWork assessment.
Required knowledge for the successful completion of this unit Students must demonstrate, amongst other things, that they are able to assess, communicate about and provide basic first aid in the following medical emergencies:

  • Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
  • CPR and AED
  • Shock Management
  • Airway Management – Asthma, Choking, Severe Allergic Reaction, Hyperventilation
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Seizures and Convulsions
  • Bleeding and Wound Care
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Extremes of Heat and Cold
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Poisons and Toxic Substances
  • Bites and Stings
  • Abdominal injuries

They must also demonstrate a sound understanding and knowledge of social / legal issues including:

  • duty of care
  • confidentiality
  • importance of debriefing
  • need to be culturally aware, sensitive and respectful
  • own skills and limitations

As well as an understanding of:

  • basic work health and safety requirements in the provision of first aid
  • basic principles and concepts underlying the practice of first aid chain of survival
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • priorities of management in first aid when dealing with life threatening conditions
  • procedures for dealing with major and minor injury and illness
  • Understanding of the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), including when to use and when not to and;
    Understanding the causes of asphyxia due to body position
Outcomes Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded three years First Aid accreditation, 12 months CPR accreditation and a Statement of Attainment for the Nationally Recognised unit of competency HLTFA311A – Apply First Aid which incorporates HLTCPR211A – Perform CPR.
Requirements
  • Classes must have a minimum of five students enrolled to take place. Names will be taken down and kept until the necessary numbers are reached
  • Students must complete the written and practical components of the First Aid assessment
  • Always arrive 15-minutes before the scheduled start time to ensure classes run smoothly
  • Ensure you read our booking conditions
  • Please wear enclosed shoes
  • Please bring 100 points of i.d and a pens and safety vests will be provided
Costs $120.00 per/person. Ask us for the latest specials and discounts available.