Provide First Aid (Face to Face)  

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and not equivalent to HLTAID003 Provide first aid


Target Audience:

  • Healthcare and Support workers wishing to undertake a professional development subject.
  • General public seeking retraining for employment
  • Learners with disabilities and special needs
  • Individuals living in rural and regional areas of Victoria

Learning Outcomes:

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

Learning Methods:

Program Benefits:

  • This delivery method involves all elements of the training and assessment being delivered in the face to face setting.
  • This is the longest duration of training and offers students the maximum opportunity to interact with the trainer delivering the information.


  • Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
  • The training and assessment process is broken down into 3 phases.
  • The 1st phase involves the learner following a PPT presentation and working through a series of workbook activities and tasks.
  • The 2nd phase involves the learner completing practical assessment tasks/activities.
  • The 3rd phase involves the learner completing a series of individual/group based scenarios.
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