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You will gain the knowledge and confidence to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, to describe alternative methods for delivering rescue breaths




Cardiac arrest is a medical emergency that can lead to death. With urgent medical care to restart the heart, survival is possible. Quick decision making to recognise and assess a cardiac emergency, call for medical assistance and perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) procedures will increase the chance of survival for a person who is unconscious and not breathing normally.

In this CPR course, you will learn these skills, in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, including using an automated external defibrillator (AED), how to rotate first aiders with minimal interruptions to compressions, and what to do if the casualty regurgitates or vomits.

The course also covers conveying accurate incident details when handing the casualty over to emergency services, how to review an incident, to recognise any psychological impacts on self and other rescuers, to seek help if required and for improvement of own personal skills and response times.


Important information prior to enrolment

Course Content

You will gain the knowledge and confidence to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, to describe alternative methods for delivering rescue breaths and how to manage a victim of drowning.

The course topics include the DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations, managing unconscious casualties, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using a defibrillator (AED).

Learning Objectives

This course covers the following:

  • The DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations

  • Managing unconscious casualties

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  • Using a defibrillator (AED)

  • Legal issues in first aid

  • Secondary assessment

  • Drowning

  • Choking

Qualification(s) Issued

Upon successful completion of all course requirements, students will receive a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation within 30 days via PDF and/or hard copy, as per the Australian Skills Quality Authority regulations of successful course completion.

Assessment Activities

Students will be assessed individually and in group activities. Students need to display competency in all assessable elements to successfully complete the unit package HLTAID009 accreditation. Assessment is conducted using the following methods:

  • Scenario assessment – Students are required to demonstrate the essential skills and knowledge to respond to a range of first aid or emergency situations, including scenarios aligned with the performance criteria required for this program.

  • Demonstration of Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation procedures – Students will demonstrate Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on training manikins – adult, child and infant – in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

  • Theory Assessment – Students must complete an online theory assessment with a 100% pass rate required.


Entry Requirements

  • Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor and performing rescue breathing techniques on manikins

  • Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

  • Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.


Course Duration

  • Refresher minimum duration – 90 minutes

  • Blended minimum duration – 90 minutes

  • Face to Face minimum duration – 2 hours

  • Online with Face to Face minimum duration - 20 minutes

Course Resources

The following resources are provided to students during face-to-face training:

  • Online Learning.

  • PowerPoint presentation that is interactive and customised to include real-life first aid and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation examples and scenarios.

  • Adult and infant resuscitation manikins in line with ARC Guidelines for the assessment of Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation procedures.

  • AED training device.

  • Workplace injury, trauma and/or illness record, or other appropriate workplace incident report forms for written reports.


Assessment Requirments

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.


Certificate Renewal Requirments

Certificates will require renewal after 12 months


Course Fees And Payments

  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.

  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to Allens Training Policies.

  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.


Special Needs and LLN Reasonable Adjustment

Allens Training recognises that students participating in its training courses may have special needs. These may include but are not limited to students with language, literacy and/or numeracy problems, or disabilities. Students with special needs should contact us prior to enrolment to discuss their needs.


Behaviour Expectations

Allens Training and Sports Matrix endeavours to provide a learning environment which is supportive of group and individual learning. To achieve this, support is required from all students, presenters and course conveners. It is therefore expected that students will behave in a manner which is respectful at all times.

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Sports Matrix

Australia’s #1 Trusted RTO #90909
Providing over 20 years of Quality Training & Assessment

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