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HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

Formally HLTAID005, Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site course is for wilderness or remote workplaces, bush walkers or those who enjoy remote or wilderness locations and need to respond and spend longer durations with a patient with longer back up times from emergency services. If this is you or your cohort, then you should consider Remote First Aid training.

Completed over 1 day with completion of pre-course learning, this extensive first aid course is very hands-on and offers you the ability to gain a greater depth of knowledge and practical experience over a wide range of remote trauma, medical and emergency situations.

Remote First Aid Courses at your place or ours

Remote first aid training is available at our venue or is also available at your workplace or venue

Who Should Complete a Remote First Aid Course?

While this course is needed by many people working in wilderness medicine, mining industrial areas where help can be delayed first responders and people who have to have a higher level of first aid training than a standard first aid course it includes all the standard first aid content plus

  • How to deal with arterial bleeding and tourniquet use
  • Haemostatic dressings
  • use of man-made and natural resources to supplement first aid equipment
  • the nature of remote or isolated sites and how this may impact on first aid management
  • ongoing care requirements of casualty beyond initial treatment
  • Identifying the patients’ casualty’s illness or injury through their history, signs, and symptoms
  • Assessing vital signs respiration’s, pulse, temperature
  • Planning, basic triage and using first aid resources effectively
  • Methods used to assist emergency services to locate incident sites
  • content of remote area medication boxes

This course increases your understanding and clinical skills in lifesaving techniques.

Is Your Remote First Aid Course a Nationally Recognised Qualification?

We are a local independent training company that provides work cover approved courses and refresher training locally. Like the Red Cross, St John Ambulance and Surf Lifesaving, we are fully regulated by The Australian Government’s Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to provide the health, safety and emergency CPR qualifications we deliver.

Our remote First Aid training is nationally recognised by all national bodies as the required standard for Remote First Aid training in Australia.

We can also tailor the training to your specific needs.e.g. Conduction Mining Industrial or community remote or wilderness first aid training

Our regulation is through this national government accreditation body to provide professional courses and accredited qualifications. Whether you are refreshing past training or attempting certification for the first time, Our HLTAID014 Advanced First Aid Course is recognised nationally as the standard requirement for Advanced First Aid training in Australia.


Our Remote First aid courses are at our venues. If you want training in your workplace or on-site, contact us here.

Entry Requirements

While there are no prerequisites for this course, you will need to have sufficient English language skills to complete the competency based first aid training.

You will also be required to undertake practical training and assessments at floor level, which may include demonstrating CPR on a manikin for two minutes.

If you have reduced mobility or a current injury that may make this difficult, please call and discuss this with us before booking.

Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian.


Participants must attend 100% of this first aid training and all assessments to a satisfactory level. Various assessment tasks and practical activities are used for the assessment of this course.

Qualification Issued

Qualification validity Three (3) years from the date of issue. You are required to undertake annual CPR and refresher training regularly. Our comprehensive student management system will remind you a month before your CPR and first aid certificate is due to be refreshed.

Cost of First Aid Training

Large groups and on-site pricing vary, please contact us to discuss the available options.

Physical Requirements

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.

As an example, 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.

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 before 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 we offer various modes of delivery. Practical training may be provided face to face or online as required.

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 before enrolment assessment if you have any concerns.

Certification and Course Validity

After you successfully complete the training and assessment activities, you will be issued a Nationally Accredited Statement of Attainment in

  • HLTAID009 Provide CPR
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site

The CPR certification is valid for 12 months from date of issue.

The First Aid/Remote or Isolated Site certification is valid for 3 years from date of issue.

The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and workplaces codes of practice recommend CPR refresher training should be undertaken yearly. This program is delivered by a specialist clinical educator with extensive clinical experience.

Our comprehensive student management system will send you a reminder message about 1 month before your CPR certificate is due to be renewed.

Unique Student Identifier Number (USI)

From 1 January 2015, anyone undertakes 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 before attending training with us. To apply or to check if you already have a USI number is a quick and painless online process at the Australian Government website https://www.usi.gov.au/. Follow the prompts as a student. Click here to apply online 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 a 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.

Important course information – Please Read

If you need to make any changes to your practical course date for CPR and First Aid type courses, a $35 admin fee will apply if you fail to provide 3 days notice by email or make multiple changes. If you are unable to attend for any reason, fees, and charges may be applied as per our Payments, refunds, and cancellation policy available here. Any request to change your course booking, must be done by email to training@internationalparamediccollege.com.au

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.

Course Duration

1 Day Express Delivery with online work

Contact us for available onsite dates

Course Fees


Large groups and on-site pricing vary,

please contact us to discuss the available options

Registered Training Organisation


International Paramedic College

RTO 45284