Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002)

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Course Description

Formerly known as: Applied Basic Emergency Life Support and Basic First Aid

The Provide Basic Emergency Life Support first aid course aims to develop the attitude, skills and knowledge of a person to provide basic first aid in an emergency situation.   

A Provide Basic Emergency Life Support certificate from Surf Life Saving WA offers quality first aid training that will enable the participant to perform resuscitation and assist in minor first aid situations. The course is delivered under the Australian Quality Training Framework and is Nationally Accredited.

Course Content

  • Apply the principles of Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • Perform a basic emergency care management assessment  - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
  • Apply Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Unpacking and applying a defibrillator
  • Chian of Survival
  • Choking / airway obstruction
  • Treatment of wounds, shock and bleeding
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Riskassessment
  • Safe manual handling techniques

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course:

  • 1 Day (7 hours) of face to face training and assessment

Course Information

Minimum Age Requirement:   13 years
Pre-requisite:   HLTAID competency standards require course participants to complete 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor. Participants unable to meet this level of physical ability should contact SLSWA.

Candidates who successfully complete the training will obtain a nationally recognised Provide Basic Emergency Life Support statement of attainment in the units of competence:

  • HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Validity: The Provide Basic Emergency Life Support Certificate is valid for 3 years. It is recommendation from the Australian resuscitation council that the CPR component be updated every 12 months.

Course Fee

Provide Basic Emergency Life Support:

$116.00 per person (GST free)
Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification.

Scheduled Courses

Available Sessions:


Call Surf Life Saving WA today on 9207 6666 for group bookings, minimum numbers apply.

Surf Life Saving WA also offers Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation courses and  Provide First Aid courses