HLTAID002 Emergency First Aid - Melbourne Based Early Childhood Education Courses & Security Operations Care Certifications | OptimisticFutures
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First Aid Training

HLTAID002 Emergency First Aid


This training course will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge to respond to an emergency situation at home or while out and about. You will learn to provide life support and the management of a casualty of any age until the arrival of medical assistance.

This course teaches special techniques for children and infants so is ideal for new mums and all parents who want to be prepared with the skills and confidence to respond without hesitation in the case of an emergency

Course code


Course name

Emergency First Aid (Release 4)

Study area



1 day

Entry Requirements

  • There are no qualification pre-requisites for this course
  • Learners must be aged 16 years or older
  • Photo Identification is required to be sited prior to course commencement
  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Learners must be physically capable of bending and kneeling to provide first aid to a person on the floor. This includes performing CPR for up to 5 minutes.
  • Completed enrolment form
  • Payment of the course cost

Mode of Delivery

Delivery of this course will be trainer led, face to face in a classroom setting combined with skills practice assessment.

Course Commencement Dates

Course dates and times do vary. Please call us for more information on dates scheduled or alternately check our website www.optimisticfutures.com.au

Course Materials

Learner training is supported through the provision of quality learning materials and resources. Learners should attend the course in comfortable appropriate clothing. All equipment and consumable is supplied as part of the course

Assessment Summary

The student will be assessed by demonstrating procedure applicable to this unit. They will also be required to answer a number of oral and written questions regarding their actions and theoretical application of knowledge. The assessment will also be part of a simulated activity set by the assessor. This activity must be conducted by an assessor or Optimistic Futures and must be completed in the workplace or in another environment that accurately simulates the workplace. The assessor is too actively set tasks for the student and must observe these tasks being performed.

To standardise the application of the assessment, the assessment tasks (required skills and knowledge) are based on those specified in the Unit of Competency, HLTAID002- Emergency First Aid The assessor will use an assessment instrument mapped accordingly to the assessment requirements of this unit of competency. Assessors will apply an assessment procedure to ensure you are ready for the assessment and have the right resources and equipment to achieve the right standard.

Course Topics

  • The DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing unconscious casualties
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Using on Automated External Defibrillator
  • Legal issues
  • Infection controls
  • Choking
  • Heart attack
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • burns

National Recognition

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the unit; HLTAID001- Cardio- Pulmonary Resuscitation.

This unit of competence is nationally recognised and provides individuals with a valuable outcome that can be applied throughout Australia.

Fees and Charges

Information about fees and charges is provided in the schedule of fees and charges which will have been included in your pre-enrolment information package. The basic course fees are: $150 per person.

Fees and Charges

Information about fees and charges is provided in the schedule of fees and charges which will have been included in your pre-enrolment information package. The basic course fees are: $150 per person.

Payment Method

EFTPOS and Cash

We also deliver the following courses

  • CHC30113- Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50113- Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations
  • CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations

Responsibility for Training

Optimistic Futures is responsible for the quality and delivery of training and assessment and will be the organisation issuing any qualification and statements of attainment to eligible students, upon successful completion.

Need further information?

Need further information?

Talk to one of our friendly staff.

(P) (03) 9359 1084

Email: info@of.edu.au

Web: https://of.edu.au/