HLTSS00068 – Occupational First Aid Skill Set is appropriate for people who are either employed in, or intending to become employed in nominated occupational first aider roles. It is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority requirements, safe work practices, and first aid code of practice.
The course provides simulated real-life scenarios for a set of skills to provide advanced first aid, oxygen therapy, advanced resuscitation, ongoing monitoring and care after treatment, handover of the casualty to emergency services and incident debriefing or evaluation to improve future operations, address individual needs recognising psychological impacts and seeking help as required.
Participants learn to develop and maintain first aid action plans in consultation with relevant parties, undertake a risk assessment to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, follow manufacturer’s instructions and complete documentation including checklists for stocking and maintaining equipment such as resuscitation and oxygen equipment and first aid kits.
This unit should be undertaken by persons and employees responsible for the maintenance of a first aid facility and management of first aid provision in the workplace or community setting; usually those nominated in an occupational first aid or management roles.
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Rescue Group Pty Ltd.
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au
Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency. Note: HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID015 – Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy participants are required to re-certify every 12 months from their completion date to maintain this units’ currency.
No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
Participants must be physically able to provide resuscitation and respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life. Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.
For the online delivery, all self-paced online learning must be completed prior to attendance at the face to face practical assessment.
There are no prerequisites for this unit
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:
Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:
Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.