Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)


This course is designed to provide participants with sound first aid skills which can be applied at home, work or any environment that requires a first aid response to a casualty.

The course has a blended delivery methodology with one day in the classroom to complete the practical activities and one day to complete the pre work theory. Participants should allow approximately 8 hours prior to course commencement to completion this pre work theory.

This unit applies to those with no knowledge of first aid training or those with a certificate beyond the expiry date.

Course content

Classroom activities include practical tasks involving simulated scenarios which reflect real life home, work and everyday situations and cover the following topics:

  • recognising and assessing an emergency situation,
  • perform CPR in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC),
  • accurately convey incident details to emergency response services,
  • how to evaluate the incident and own performance. 

Ideal for

The course applies to all people who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including home, community, sporting events and workplace settings.

Important Information

Competency details

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At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

• respond to an emergency situation,
• apply appropriate CPR and first aid procedures,
• communicate details of the incident,
• evaluate the incident and own performance.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a statement of attainment that provides evidence  that you have the skills and knowledge to be able to provide a first aid response and sustain life in the event of an emergency.

Materials supplied

Morning tea is provided. Participants are advised to bring their own lunch or purchase from the local cafes.

All relevant course materials are included.

Materials to bring

Pen/pencil and notebook.


Successful participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for "Provide first aid" (HLTAID003).

Additional notes

Once you have registered and paid for your course through the RMIT Short Courses website, there will be an additional enrolment step. This is because you will be studying a nationally endorsed unit(s) of competency. You will be contacted shortly by our Administration team regarding the next step for online enrolment into an accredited unit(s).
When the Administration team contacts you, they will ask for your DOB and Citizenship to set you up in our RMIT University recording system. You will then be sent instructions on how to complete the online enrolment for a unit of competency, which is relatively simple, but if you have issues the Administration team will be very happy to assist.

Unique Student Identifier
All learners undertaking nationally recognised training are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) issued by the Australian Government.
If you do not have a USI you will need to go and create one.

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Available course dates

Thursday 08 March 2018

  • Code S155122
  • Start date 08.03.18
  • End date 08.03.18
  • Hours 7.00
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $190.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Thu 08.03.18 09:00am 04:30pm 7.00

Friday 27 April 2018

  • Code S155122
  • Start date 27.04.18
  • End date 27.04.18
  • Hours 7.00
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $190.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Fri 27.04.18 09:00am 04:30pm 7.00

Wednesday 01 August 2018

  • Code S155122
  • Start date 01.08.18
  • End date 01.08.18
  • Hours 7.00
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $190.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Wed 01.08.18 09:00am 04:00pm 7.00

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