HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPR Courses & Refresher CPR training
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Who Should Complete a CPR Course?
While this course is needed by many people working as Austswim teachers or in aged and disability care, the education and community sectors or for other work-related reasons, understanding lifesaving CPR skills and how to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) or “defib” machine to shock the heart, can be important in your family, social circles or when you are at the local shopping centre.
We are a local independent training company that provides Work cover approved CPR courses and CPR refresher training locally. Like the Red Cross, St John Ambulance and Surf Lifesaving, we are fully regulated by The Australian Governments Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to provide the health, safety and emergency CPR qualifications we deliver.
Our CPR training courses are recognised by the Royal Australian College Of General Practitioners (RACGP QI&CPD program, Austswim and all national bodies as the required standard for CPR and AED training in Australia.
We can also tailor the training to your specific needs. eg dental surgeries, Doctors and medical staff, aged and disability support workers, nursing students PEPs etc.
Our regulation is through this national government accreditation body to provide professional courses and accredited qualifications. Whether you are refreshing past CPR training or attempting CPR certification for the first time, Our HLTAID009 CPR COURSE is recognised nationally as the standard requirement for CPR training in Australia.
How successful is CPR in helping those close to you is an often overlooked? Experience tells us that while we often learn these skills for work they are most often used on someone you know. So if you need a CPR training certificate for work or you are just interested in learning CPR in case you need to help your family, friends or community then you should book a course with us now.
Is Your CPR Course a Nationally Recognised Qualification?
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a Nationally Recognised CPR qualification that will give you the skills and knowledge required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. You will develop the confidence to effectively perform CPR, manage an unconscious patient and use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) to administer the required shocks to a patient who has stopped breathing and requires life-saving treatment. Full details of the course content are available here.
Our CPR Course is at our venues every week. If you want training in your workplace or on-site contact us here.
The Assessment Process
We use a range of assessment methods to gather evidence of your knowledge and applied skills for this unit. The assessment methods may include multiple choice questions, short written answers and practical activities. On enrolment in you will be provided with access to International Paramedic College’s course learning materials; it is expected that you have read and understood the content prior to starting the assessments. Full information about the assessment requirements and course content is available here.
On enrolment you will be provided with a login to our student portal to access online assessment tasks. We understand that this may not suit everybody and so paper based assessments will be provided on the day of your practical training if required.
If you suffer an allergy to latex products please advise us. Practical activities involve training scenarios conducted at floor level and contact with other students/instructors. Please wear suitable clothing
CPR is a rigorous physical activity requiring you to compress the chest of a manikin downwards about a third of the chest depth continuously at 100 to 120 times a minute for a continuous period of 2 minutes. This requires a level of endurance, strength and fitness appropriate to this task. If you have current physical injuries, medical problems or limitations, please discuss this with your trainer. It is important that you don’t injure yourself or exacerbate an existing condition in training.
Reasonable Adjustment – Learning difficulties
Enrolment in this training requires participants to provide details on any learning or physical difficulties which may impact on their training outcomes. This may include any language, literacy or numeracy issues.
Students may also discuss any special needs with your assessor who may be able to make any required, reasonable adjustment to the assessments to meet these needs. Please note the requirements under physical activity below.
Reasonable adjustment may include access to paper-based assessments due to technical or access issues to online assessment systems.
Please note to be deemed competent you must be physically able to perform the following (these requirements cannot be changed):
- Uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on an adult manikin placed on the floor
- Uninterrupted CPR infant manikin placed on a firm surface.
Please speak with us prior to enrolment assessment if you have any concerns.
While there are no pre-requisites for this course, you will need to have sufficient English language skills to complete the competency based CPR training.
Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian when they attend training.
Requirements for Completion
You must attend 100% of this CPR training and satisfactorily complete all the competency based assessment tasks.
Certification and Course Validity
After you successfully complete the CPR training and assessment activities, you will be issued a Nationally Accredited Statement of Attainment in HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – CPR. The certification is valid for one (1) year from date of issue.
The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and workplaces codes of practice recommend CPR refresher training should be undertaken yearly.CPR course meets RACGP Standards for the QI&CPD Program Delivered by an intensive care paramedic educator with extensive clinical experience over 3 hours.
Our comprehensive student management system will send you a reminder message a about 1 month before your CPR certificate is due to be renewed.
Unique Student Identifier Number (USI)
From 1 January 2015 anyone undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you have not yet applied for a USI you will need to do so prior to attending training with us. To apply or to check if you already have a USI number is a very quick and painless online process at the Australian Government website www.usi.gov.au .Follow the prompts as a student. Click here to apply on-line or check your USI number
If you require help in obtaining one, please contact the office. If you are unable or choose not to provide an USI, or have an exemption granted under the Student Identifiers Act 2014, then your training outcome will not be recorded on your USI account and will not be available in future years as part of the authenticated USI transcript service. More information is available about USI numbers on our website here.
Student Services Information and Policies
Our student handbook, refunds, terms and conditions and our policies on are available in the footer of this website. Students can access these at any time. Information for students is provided in the student handbook.
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