Provide First Aid in Remote Situations

This course is designed for people who work and travel regularly in remote areas such as bushwalkers, 4WD enthusiasts, outdoor/adventure instructors and guides or people who live in remote locations.

Duration: 2 days, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Available in Darwin & Alice Springs

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Course Outline

This first aid course aims to provide the first aider with greater confidence as the casualty may be isolated from professional help for some hours. The course provides a solid practical and theoretical base from which to apply appropriate first aid procedures, including emergency life support and accident management when medical aid is not readily available and needs to be maintained for an extended period.

The course is designed for people who work and travel regularly in remote areas such as bushwalkers, 4WD enthusiasts, outdoor/adventure instructors and guides or people who live in remote locations.

This qualification remains current for three years, during which time a re-certification course must be completed.

Course Subjects

  • Accident prevention
  • Steps in incident management
  • Mechanisms of injury
  • Casualty Assessment - The primary and secondary survey, hygiene and prolonged care
  • Casualty management and monitoring
  • Documentation
  • Communication systems and summoning assistance
  • Action plans and evacuation issues - retrieval and evacuation
  • Lifting and moving of the casualty
  • Improvise treatment and resources
  • The factors of survival
  • Summoning assistance

Course Prerequisites

You must hold a current HLTAID003 Provide first aid statement of attainment, issued in the last 2 years. You must be able to produce an original copy of your statement of attainment so that it can be sighted prior to securing your booking.

This training is suitable for any person 14 years and above; students under 18 years of age must provide written permission from their parent of guardian.

Unit of Competency

Participants who successfully complete all components of the course will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations unit of competency.

Course Assessment

You will be assessed throughout the course to show your instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation. Eagle Training Services uses scenarios to demonstrate how to assess the scene of an accident and how to assess the casualty to determine if their condition is life threatening. In these mock situations you are required to use the knowledge you have learnt and administer immediate first aid to help the casualty survive.

Course Delivery & Duration

Classes commence at 8:30am and finish at 4:30pm each day. 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

$230 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

Due to the practical components of the course, participants are advised to wear comfortable casual attire. Appropriate outdoor/remote area clothing is to be worn for the outdoor activities.

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Location

Darwin & Alice Springs

How Long

2 days, 8:30am - 4:30pm


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