1. Provide Basic Emergency Life Support  2. Apply First Aid  3. Manage Asthma and Anaphylaxis 4. Childcare First Aid 5. CPR 6. Defibrillation Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (Workplace Level 1 First Aid Training) This unit of competency describes the skils and knowledge required to recogniseand respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only. What you will learm: 1. Basic anatomy and physiology relating to: severe bleeding absence of signs of life  o unconsciousness o unresponsive o not moving o not breathing normally choking / airway obstruction shock 2. First aid procedures for: bleeding control care of unconsciousness infection control airway management chest pain casualty with no signs of life shock respiratory distress, inlcuding asthma severe allergic reaction 3. Chain of survival. 4. How to access emergency response support services / personnel. 5. Understanding of the use of an Automated External Defibrillators (AED), including when to use and when not to. 6. State / Territory regulations, legislation and policies, are guidelines and accepted industry practice relating to currency of skill and knowledge. 7. Privacy and confidentiality requirements. 8. Duty of cary rewuirements. 9. Need to be culturally aware, sensitive and respectful. 10. Relevant workplace hazards. 11. Own skills and limitations. 12. Awareness of stress management techniques and available support. Apply First Aid (Workplace Level 2 First Aid Training) This unit of qualification teaches the skills and knowledge that are required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualties, the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This course was previously known as senior first aid, workplace level 2, or level 2 qualification. This is the advised minimum requirement by workplace health and safety legislation for the workplace first aider. What you will learn: 1. ARC guidelines relating to the provision of first aid as outlined. 2. Working knowledge of: Basic principles and concepts underlying the practice of first aid. Procedures for dealing with major and minor injuries and ilness’ Priorities of management in first aid when dealing with life threatening. conditions. Basic occupational health and safety requirements in the provision of first aid. Infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions. Chain of survival First aiders’ skills and limitations. 3. Understanding of the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), including when to use, and when not to. 4. First aid management of: Abdominal injuries. Allergic reactions. Altered or loss of consciousness. Bledding. Burns; Thermal, chemical, friction, electrical Cardiac arrest. Casualty with no signs of life. Chest pain. Choking / Airway obstruction. Injuries; cold and crush injuries, eye and ear injuries, head, neck and spinal injuries, minor skin injuries, needle stick injuries, soft tissue injuries including sprains, strains, dislocations. Envenomation; snake, spider, insect and marine bites. Environmental impact such as hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration, heat stroke. Fractures. Medical conditions including cardiac conditions, epilepsy, diabetes, asthma and other respiratory conditions. Near drowning. Poisoning and toxic substances, inlcuding chemical contamination. Respiratory diseases. Seizures. Stroke. Shock. Substance misuse - commmon drugs and alcohol, including illicit drugs. 5. Awareness of stress management techniques and available support. 6. Social / Legal issues Duty of care. Need to be culturally aware. Importance of debreifing. Confidentiality. Own skills and limitations. Manage Asthma and Anaphylaxis This course is designed to teach you the essential skills and basic knowledge necessary for you to help a person suffering form an emergency asthma attack, or severe allergic reaction until the arrival of medical assistance.     Identification of the signs and symptoms of an anaphylactic reaction.     Risk management planning.     The avoidance and preventative measures to take for children with severe allergies.     Management of a severe allergic reaction including the use of the     adrenaline auto-injector (eg. Epipen) Childcare First Aid This course is specifically designed for schools and childcare centres, we make sure your staff and students are kept up to date will all their first aid training needs. This course will also give you an awareness of first aid for children and will cover the basics of child resuscitation. Learning Objectives:     Assessment and management of emergency situations and casualty.     Apply life support skills in accordance with Resuscitation Council guidelines.     Operation of automated external defibrillator.     First aid management for burns, bites, stings and poisoning.     Identification and management of bleeding and wounds.     Recognition and management of internal bleeding.     First aid management for bone and joint injuries.     Procedures for managing major and minor injury and illness.     First aid management for chest, abdominal, pelvic and head injuries.     Infection control principals and procedures. CPR This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills that will help you to maintain breathing, of an adult or an infant having a cardiac arrest. What you will learn:     Emergency assessment and basic life support priorities.     Assessing the accident victim.     Managing the unconscious victim.     Personal hygiene techniques.     Resuscitation techniques.     Mouth to mask techniques.     Dealing with infants, children and adults. Defibrillation This course provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to qualify them, so that they can effectively use an automated external defibrillator (AED), as part of the resuscitation process for someone who has suffered from a cardiac arrest. What you will learn: the chain of survival sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) resuscitation techniques safety issues relating to the AED maintenance and use of the AED how to perform CPR in line with ARC guidelines
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Why learn First Aid?

You never know when an

emergency will occur, but when

one does, having first aid training

and skills can help you to save

the life of someone you love.

First aid skills are not only simple,

but easy to remember and there

are many situations where pain,

disability and recovery times

can be greatly reduced by quick

and careful first aid management.

First Aid is a vital

component in workplace

health and safety.

First Aid provided by trained First

Aiders and “Good Samaritans”

may make the difference between

a victims’ survival or premature



Is your workplace First

Aid Compliant?

All workplaces are expected to

undertake a risk assessment

evaluation in order to identify the

first aid equipment, procedures

and qualified first aiders they

should have in place.


The key aims of First Aid

can be summarized in

three key points:

Preserve life: the overriding aim

of all medical care, including first

aid, is to save lives.

Prevent further harm: this covers

both external factors, such as

moving a patieny away from any

cause of harm, and applying first

aid techniques to prevent

worsening of the condition.

Promote recovery: first aid also

involves trying to start the

recovery process from the illness

or injury, and in some cases

might involve completing a


We have a number of first aid courses for all your first aid needs.

Learn CPR at the first aid centre of Tasmania
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