Health and Aged Care

Short Course First Aid

This nationally accredited two day short course, HLTAID003 Provide First Aid provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of the casualty/s, the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance, in a range of settings, including the community and the workplace.

This includes first aid management of a range of conditions, including anaphylaxis, bleeding, unconsciousness and fractures, and gives participants knowledge and skills related to calling for assistance, casualty assessment, decision-making and basic life support including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

This course covers both adult and child conditions.

Location, dates and times

Clarence Campus

Before commencing your enrolment over the phone:

  1. Please read the Privacy Notice and Student Declaration.  
    You will be asked to agree and consent before continuing with your enrolment.
  2. USI –  You will be asked to provide your Unique Student Identifier at the time of enrolment.
    For more information on how to create a USI go to The TasTAFE USI web page.

When attending a campus you must bring your proof of ID with you.  Payment confirms your place in a class.

Clarence Campus – 2 days, Thursday & Friday, 9am to 4pm – Room H1.02

  • 14 & 15 November 2019

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)- two day workshops will also be offered at the Clarence Campus.  Dates are available on the Mental Health First Aid page.

Launceston Campus (City) – 2 days,  Dates to be advised
If you only require ‘HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ CPR, you can attend the first day of the 2 day course.

  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest


Devonport Campus – 2 days, 9am to 4pm

  • 13 & 14 November 2019

Burnie Campus – 2 days, 9am to 4pm

  • 24 & 25 October 2019

Refresher Training
Devonport & Burnie Campuses

  • HLTAID003 – Provide first aid, and HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting, are delivered over the 2 days
  • HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support, are delivered on the first day of the 2 day course.

Learning Options

This course is delivered on campus.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

  • 2019:  $190 – Cost of 2 day course  (course prices for single employer groups are negotiable).
  • 2019:  $110 – Cost of HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation unit only
  • 2019:  To be advised – Cost of HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support unit only

A concession rate is not available for this course.

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Essential Requirements

There are no essential requirements for this course.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


A Statement of Attainment for the units successfully completed.

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting


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