Occupational First Aid Skill Set – HLTSS00027

$500 per person or contact us for Group Rates

Occupational First Aid Skill Set (HLTSS00027)

  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
  • HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
  • HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources

 

Through the combination of theory and practical training, this Occupational First Aid course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of first aid in the workplace, including the skills to provide an emergency first aid response in the event of a emergency.

 

 

Designed For
Occupational First Aid training is for participants who are workplace first aiders, or those responsible for first aid rooms and facilities.
These units may provide credit towards a range of qualifications at Cert IV and Diploma Levels.

Pre-Requisites 
There is no pre-requisite for this training.

Delivery Mode
Online Pre-reading and Face to face

Assessment
Participants must have the ability to read and write English and be able to perform practical and theoretical assessment as required.

Course Details 
Bookings:

  • Where: Unit 2, 84 Solomon Road, Jandakot WA 6164 or at your site. Please contact our office for group bookings.
  • Duration: 2.5 days (+ online pre-reading)
  • Time: 8.00am to 4.00pm
  • Dress: Clean standard work wear, enclosed safety shoes, long shirt and pants

Course Outline

State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:

  • ARC guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and first aid
  • guidelines of Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • workplace requirements for first aid provision in line with the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety requirements
  • duty of care in relation to first aid provision
  • safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions based on incident
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge

legal, workplace and community considerations including:

  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • capabilities of emergency management services
  • consent
  • duty of care requirements
  • importance of debriefing
  • own skills and limitations
  • legal requirements of administration of medication and the rights and responsibilities of the First Aider in the workplace regarding medication
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • capabilities of emergency management services
  • importance of debriefing.

considerations when providing first aid including:

  • airway obstruction due to body position
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED
  • assessment and interpretation of vital signs, including respirations, temperature and pulse
  • chain of survival
  • how to conduct a visual and verbal secondary survey assessment of casualty
  • priorities of management in first aid when dealing with life-threatening conditions
  • procedures for dealing with casualties who are aged or infirmed
  • procedures for dealing with major and minor accidents in the workplace
  • procedures when providing first aid to children
  • standard precautions

principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios, including complications:

  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • basic care of a wound
  • bleeding control
  • burns, including thermal, chemical, friction and electrical
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • drowning
  • emergency childbirth
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • eye and ear injuries
  • febrile convulsions
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • levels of consciousness
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • seizures, including epilepsy
  • shock
  • skin injuries
  • soft tissue musculoskeletal, including injuries including sprains, strains, dislocations and fractures
  • stroke
  • substance misuse, including common drugs and alcohol, including illicit drugs

basic anatomy and physiology relating to:

  • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest, skeleton, joints and muscles
  • response/level of consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and wallet sized card for Occupational First Aid Skill Set HLTSS00027 (6 Units of Competency):

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
  • HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
  • HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services and Resources

Please call 94178888 or email admin@stp.net.au to book or enquire about this course.