HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

Occupational First Aid

This skill set provides a set of skills to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, including the skills to provide an emergency first aid response in the event of an emergency. It is designed for workplaces where a first aid room may or is required under the state / territory legislation

Our Paramedical trainers will provide you with the best training available

The skill set is recognised as the required training for Occupational First Aider’s in the workplace under all the various ‘workcover’ authorities throughout Australia

Course covers:

This skill set is a comprehensive course covering all the aspects of HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid, HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation as well as HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources. The HLTAID008 unit provides participants with the skills and knowledge on how to set up and manage a first aid room and run first aid services within large organisations such as mine or construction sites.
 

This skill set provides a set of skills to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, including the skills to provide an emergency first aid response in the event of an emergency. It is designed for workplaces where a first aid room may or is required under the state / territory legislation.

The Occupational First Aid course is especially designed for high risk work sites with more than 100 staff in attendance and where a first aid room is required under the various state / territory Safework authority legislation.  

How do I enrol ??

Please phone our office and discuss your needs with a staff member. 

Target Audience

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as appropriate for people who are either employed in, or intending to become employed in, nominated occupational first aider roles

Course Requirements

Only basic numeracy and literacy skills are needed to attend this course. Access to a computer with internet capability is required to complete the online learning module – as is also basic computer skills eg ability to open files, web browsers etc. using ideally the latest version of CHROME as your web browser. 

If you have ANY special needs ( eg, language / literacy / numeracy difficulties, physical disabilities etc ) that you think may impact on your ability to complete this training please let us know prior to enrolling. 

Previous knowledge of CPR and First Aid is expected of students attempting this course – as such students need to have / held previous first aid certification

Assessment requirements

There is theory and practical assessment to ensure that the participant has gained the required knowledge and confidence in the skills covered in the unit. You will be required, as per the Training Package, to complete 2 mins of CPR on a CPR manikin. Participants will also be required to demonstrate various practical skills including application of slings, use of various additional first aid equipment etc. A high level of competence is expected in all aspects of this unit to successfully complete the unit. Skills in research and understanding workplace policies is also required

Award Issued

Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence 

HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid

HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation

HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources

HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

Recertification requirements

HLTAID001 Provide CPR and HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation refresher is recommended annually and HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid at least every 3 years

Course Duration

Face to face training is 3 days plus recommended pre-course learning including on-line CPR videos 

Pre-course study

There is a pre-course online learning / assessment module required to be completed prior to attending this course.

There will be a short quiz at the beginning of the course on the information contained in the videos, this is to enable the trainer to better guide the content of the course for you.

HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

Award Issued

Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence 

HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid

HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation

HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources

HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

Course Duration

Face to face training is 3 days plus recommended pre-course learning including on-line CPR videos 

Full Unit Documents

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Registered Training Organisation 90531

First Aid Training with Professional Paramedical Trainers

COVID-19 UPDATE

MAINTAINING OUR SERVICE AND PRICES DURING THESE DIFFICULT TIMES.

As of 3rd August 2020 ALL students attending courses will STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to wear a face mask ( either fabric or surgical type ) during our courses. It is the responsibility of the student to bring their own mask . This decision has been made to ensure the safety of our trainers and ALL students. 

The venues we use especially in Sydney region are clubs, as such they have the right to set their own restrictions around who can and cannot enter the facility. These restriction are totally out of our control and not always in line with Health Guidelines. We recommend you contact the venue you are booked to attend the day before the course and check that you are not restricted based on your individual situation. We can transfer your registration free of charge (if due to COVID venue restriction)  only if we are notified the day before a course. Normal cancellation policies will apply if we are not contacted prior to the event.

We are taking all required steps to ensure everyone’s safety including ensuring 4sqm per person, removing tables, no breathes required when doing CPR, ample cleansing wipes, refusal of attendance for any participants presenting with flu or cold symptoms or those that should be self isolating. 

Our standing request for unwell students : If you are unwell with any type of “cold or flu” we will NOT ALLOW YOU TO ENTER THE COURSE.

Health.nsw.gov.au Covid 19 update

Travelling to a course is permitted in NSW under the new guidelines (educational reasons)