Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

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Course Description

Formerly known as: Applied First Aid and Senior First Aid

The Provide 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 Surf Life Saving WA provides quality training in First Aid 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).

Senior First Aid Course Content

  • Apply the principles 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

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Senior First Aid Course:

  • 1 Day (9 hours) of face to face delivery.  

Refresher Course:

  • 1 day (7 hours) face to face training and assessment

Course Information

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.

On successfully completing the Senior First Aid Course training, participants will obtain a nationally recognised SLSWA Senior First Aid Course Certificate and Statement of Attainment that includes the following units of competence:

  • HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Validity: Senior First Aid course 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

Senior First Aid course - 1 day:

$185.00 per person (GST free)

 Senior First Aid course Refresher:

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

Scheduled Courses

Senior First Aid 1 Day Course:

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Call Surf Life Saving WA today on 9207 6666 to book the Senior First Aid course

Surf Life Saving WA also offers a CPR course and a Basic First Aid Course