Occupational First Aid Skill Set

This course is designed for people employed as Occupational First Aiders and provides more advanced knowledge and skills to carry out emergency first aid for injuries and illnesses in the workplace. It will also provide information on state and federal legislation as it applies to workplace first aid and addresses establishing and maintaining workplace facilities to promote the provision of first aid.

Duration: 5 consecutive days, 8.30am-5pm

Available in Darwin & Alice Springs

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Course Outline

This course is designed for people employed as Occupational First Aiders and provides more advanced knowledge and skills to carry out emergency first aid for injuries and illnesses in the workplace. It will also provide information on state and federal legislation as it applies to workplace first aid and addresses establishing and maintaining workplace facilities to promote the provision of first aid.

Course Subjects

  • Advanced first aid & resuscitation content and techniques
  • State and Territory legislation including risk assessment, hazard management
  • Designing and setting up a first aid room
  • Management and maintenance of first aid room/s including resources and equipment, facilities and personnel
  • Management of first aid documentation and management procedures
  • Planning a response to a workplace incident
  • Material safety data sheets
  • Management of first aid documentation
  • Role of the first aider
  • Medications
  • Manual handling
  • Workplace safety
  • Triage
  • Major work incident scenario
  • Debriefing following a workplace incident

Course Prerequisites

You must hold a current HLTAID003 Provide first aid certificate or recognised equivalent, achieved within the last 3 years.Participants should note; strong written and spoken English language proficiency is required to successfully complete the studies. Participants must be 16 years or older.

Units of Competency

Upon successful completion of this skill set trainees will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in: HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid, HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation & HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and facilities.

Course Assessment

Observation and practical assessment, questioning, written project work, scenarios - problem solving, attendance at all lessons

Course Delivery & Duration

Classes commence at 8:30am and finish at 5pm on all 5 days. All students are required to be present 15 minutes before course commencement time. Late arrivals may be refused from the course as a failure to attend. Training occurs at Eagle Training Services training facilities located in Darwin & Alice Springs. Participants undertake the course in comfortable, air-conditioned classrooms with the latest IT and audiovisual capabilities.
Students are supported through the provision of high quality learning materials and resources.

Course Fees

$735 per student. A $100 deposit is required upon enrolment to secure a course placement. The remaining course fee is to be paid in full prior to course finish. Course fee is fully refundable only if the course is cancelled. This price includes all study manuals and materials.

Confirmation of Enrolment

A student’s position on the course will be confirmed upon the payment of a course deposit fee or the provision of an authorised purchase order. Positions are limited so confirmed enrolments only will be able to attend.
For cancellations/refunds a minimum of 3 business days notice must be provided to Eagle Training Services prior to the commencement of the scheduled course to enable re-allocation of your place to another participant, otherwise the full course fee will be payable. Replacements are allowed provided they have Eagle Training Services approval before the start of training and course prerequisites are met.

Welfare and Support Services

Eagle Training Services provides welfare and support services within its professional capacity. Clients should identify existing needs prior to enrolment so that appropriate arrangements are made. Where additional support is required, the client will be referred to a specialist agency to access appropriate support. Eagle Training Services has a documented policy regarding access and equity.

Clothing Requirements

It is recommended that students do not wear skirts or dresses due to the nature of the practical exercises conducted throughout the training.

Please Note

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Location

Darwin & Alice Springs

How Long

5 consecutive days, 8.30am-5pm

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