COURSE OVERVIEW

This CPR course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) necessary to maintain breathing and circulation in an adult, child or infant following cardiac arrest, in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

Assessments for this course include:

  • Written
  • Practical
  • Scenario

If you have completed first aid training in the past the ARC recommends you refresh your CPR training annually.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES AND SKILLS

This course will arm you with the following key skills:

  • Managing an unconscious casualty
  • Priorities of First Aid – DRSABCD
  • CPR – Adult, Child & Infant
  • Defibrillation

CAREER PATHWAYS

Clients from a variety of industry sectors whereby employees are required and expected to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

They may involve (but not limited to) private security officers, first aid officers in a workplace, teachers, health professionals, construction site workers, personal trainers, secondary school students, general community etc.

 

DELIVERY METHODS

Classroom based delivery.

It is important to note that the this course requires a level of physical ability to meet the evidence requirements for assessment. These standards relate to the level of performance required to provide resuscitation and respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life.

Practical exercises are usually done in groups or pairs and may involve putting people in the recovery position or practicing CPR on manikins on the floor.

Fees

Please refer to Fees & Charges.

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Please see Student Handbook and Prospectus (for International Students) for  information related to the terms and conditions and RTO obligations.

Please call 1300 130 432 if you are having issues accessing this information.

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COURSE UNITS

Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
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