HLTAID010 Emergency Life Support Course

Having the skills, knowledge, and confidence to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies can save a person’s life!  

In this first aid course, you will learn these first aid skills in line with legal, workplace and community considerations, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.  

The course covers assessing the casualty, providing safety, accessing emergency services, and using resources to provide first aid, such as providing CPR and using a defibrillator, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, assisting someone choking, managing casualties with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock.

You will learn basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, and the importance of the chain of survival. Also, conveying accurate details when handing the casualty over to emergency services, reviewing an incident to improve own skills and response times, recognise psychological impacts from the incident, and seeking help as required.

You will complete training in the Nationally recognised training course in HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support. 

Provider of Training and Assessment

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf

of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Travelling Annies.

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit Being Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support

  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

Course Delivery 

This course will be delivered:

  • In the workplace or at an Travelling Annies facility

  • Online learning with face to face assessment

Entry Requirements

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

Pre-course study:   Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study:  Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

Course Duration (face to face)

  • Face to Face – 4 hours (minimum) – full face to face course

  • Blended delivery – 3 hours (minimum) face to face course – with the addition of 1-hour self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course

  • Refresher training – 3 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates

Enhanced Online Learning (EOL)

  • Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled    35-minute face to face practical assessment

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. 

Certificate Renewal Requirements

It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years, with the additional recommendation of updating the CPR component every 12 months.

Course Fees and Payments

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

  • Course fee from $99.00

  • Rights & responsibilities including complaints, appeals & refunds – Please refer to the                   student handbook for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals & the Travelling Annies T & C

  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are 14 days from booking date

What happens at the course?

Learning Activities

Delivery of course information and learning activities.

Assessment Activities

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include: 

  • Performance tasks & practical scenarios - The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:

    • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)

    • Perform CPR on an infant

    • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis

    • Manage a casualty with asthma

    • Manage a choking casualty

    • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock

  • Theory assessment -   A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions. Model responses are provided later in this document. The student must complete all assessment questions.

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