Advanced First Aid
HLTAID006 - Provide Advanced First Aid
Course This unit must be assessed after successful achievement of pre-requisite: HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid.
Objective To provide participants with training in advanced first aid response, the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance, and provision of support to other providers in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit builds on HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid to include additional skills and use of a range of equipment.
Assessment Advanced First Aid has both practical and theoretical elements, where participants demonstrate procedures of techniques used and exhibit the necessary knowledge on administering advanced first aid in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and the Health Training Package. Alternative assessments can be made (eg. Oral).
  • Legal issues
  • Chain of Survival
  • DRSABCD of resuscitation
  • Demonstrations and practice on manikins
  • Hygiene
  • Choking methods
  • Practical and theoretical assessment
  • Manual Handling
  • Spinal care
  • Management of anaphylactic shock reaction
  • Use of analgesic gases
  • Basic triage for a multiple casualty incident
  • Awareness of confined spaces and dangerous places
Length One day course accompanied with a workbook
Validity The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) recommends that HLTAID001 – Provide CPR be renewed every 12 months. HLTAID006 – Provide Advanced First Aid should be renewed three years from the completion date.
Fees (Per Person)

Special discounted rates for groups of 10 or more.

Course fees are GST free in accordance with a Private Ruling obtained from the Australian Taxation Office.
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