Senior First Aid

 This is an accredited course that comes with the units of competency:

  • HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

  • HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

  • HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

The Senior First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid and meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).

Course Description

The Senior First Aid course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency First Aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

 A Senior First Aid course certificate from SHSLSC provides quality training and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Senior First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for First Aid and meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of First Aid

  • Recognition and management of emergency situations

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns

  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold

  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy

  • Management of common medical emergencies

  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings