Occupational First Aid

Occupational First Aid
Allens Trainings
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Course Code :
HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skill Set Course
Course Validity :
Valid Australia Wide

Location:  Noble Park, Bulleen and Bandoora or your venue for group bookings


Instructor : EFA authorised First Aid/CPR Trainer

HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skill Set Course

Purpose

This Occupational First Aid course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and it applies to those who are responsible for the maintenance of a first aid facility and management of first aid provision in the workplace or community setting. It covers the provision of advanced first aid, oxygen, advanced resuscitation and how to monitor the casualty after treatment and handover the casualty to medical professionals for further care.


Entry Requirements

Participants must have the physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration such as:

  • Assisting a casualty into the correct position and administering oxygen/medication
  • Performing 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor

This course is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

Format

  • Face-to-Face – 24 hours – with the addition of 2-hour self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
  • Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – 14-16 hours of self paced online learning with a scheduled – 8 hours face to face practical assessment

Qualification Issued

Statement of Attainment – HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skill Set Course

  • Legislative Authorisations : Conforms to the requirements of Victoria Occupational Health & Safety Authority First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice, 1995
  • Certificate Validity Legislature : No industry recommended renewal is identified on the certificate, employers are recommended to consult with stakeholders to identify appropriate training periods.

Notes

Due to the practical components of the course, participants are advised to wear comfortable clothing.


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Learning Objectives

Lifesaving first aid interventions require instruction and practical training. Especially when it relates to potentially fatal illnesses and injuries such as those that involve cardiac arrest, severe bleeding, multiple casualty incidents etc. These situations carry a risk of further injury to the casualty and the first aider and it is imperative that training occurs to be able to know what to do and be prepared for a real-life incident.

Training will ensure the participant can effectively establish and maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid including first aid resources. Participants will learn about risk assessment to establish first aid requirements, using checklists for stocking and maintaining equipment such as resuscitation and oxygen equipment and first aid kits, following manufacturer’s instructions and completing documentation.

Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority .

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

  • Attendance at all sections of the Occupational First Aid Course is required
  • Active participation in group activities and discussions involved in the training program
  • Successfully complete progressive practical assessments. Progressive assessment of the competencies will be conducted throughout the course
  • Successfully complete either a multiple-choice theoretical assessment, demonstrate practical application of skills or answer structures verbal questions in a one on one or group capacity by the end of the course
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