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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 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 adult and child conditions.

Course Dates

Clarence Campus – 9am to 4pm
NOTE: 
If you only require ‘HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ CPR, you can attend the first day of the 2 day course.

  • 29 & 30 October 2018

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 2 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,  9.30am to 4pm
NOTE: 
If you only require ‘HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ CPR, you can attend the first day of the 2 day course.

  • 28 & 29 June 2018
  • 16 & 17 August 2018
  • 15 & 16 October 2018
  • 6 & 7 December 2018

Devonport & Burnie Campuses – Refresher Training

  • ‘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.

Devonport Campus – Monday & Tuesday, 9am to 4pm

  • 20 & 21 August 2018
  • 19 & 20 November 2018

Burnie Campus – Monday & Tuesday, 9am to 4pm

  • 23 & 24 July 2018
  • 22 & 23 October 2018

The following courses are being offered by Community and Children’s Northwest.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (1 day course)
Burnie Campus

  • Dates to be advised

Devonport Campus

  • Dates to be advised

Smithton Campus

  • Dates to be advised

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting  (1 day course)
Devonport Campus

  • Monday, 20 August 2018 – 9am to 3pm
  • Monday, 27 August 2018 – 9am to 3pm

Contact CommunityChildren.NW@TasTAFE.tas.edu.au to express interest in either of the above 2 units

Pre-requisites

None

Cost

  • $180 – Cost of 2 day course   (course prices for single employer groups are negotiable).
  • $100 – Cost of  ‘HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ unit only
  • $90 – Cost of ‘HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support’ unit only

Outcome

Statement of Attainment in the nationally accredited unit:

  • 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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