Why study Provide First Aid with Interlink?
No one can predict when an accident or other emergency will happen. That’s why the response time in a first aid incident is critical. If you have the skills and knowledge to react quickly, calmly and effectively – you can make all the difference.
Interlink’s Provide First Aid course gives you the skills to apply effective treatment procedures in emergency situations. Learn to communicate the details of the incident and to evaluate your own performance.
Holding a current first aid certificate is a mandatory requirement for many jobs. Interlink’s Provide First Aid training is an accredited course and meets compliance requirements for Australian workplaces.
What do I get for completing Provide First Aid?
Completing Interlink’s course meets the national requirements for the accredited Unit of Competency HLTAID003.
When you complete HLTAID003 Provide First Aid you will receive a Statement of Attainment.
Your nationally accredited HLTAID003 certificate is valid for three years. The CPR component of the course is valid for 12 months.
Note: Some industries require you to refresh your knowledge every year. Interlink offers a reminder service to make sure you meet the standard of your industry.
What will I learn during the Provide First Aid course?
Interlink’s course gives you the knowledge, skills and confidence to deal with first aid emergencies within your workplace. Some of the areas covered include:
- following the DRSABCD first aid method
- performing single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on adults and infants
- choking and airway obstruction
- managing airways and breathing in unconscious patients
- using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
You will learn the treatment protocols and applications for:
- allergic reactions
- bleeding control
- diabetic incidents
- envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
- fractures, sprains and strains
- heart attacks and strokes
- respiratory distress, including asthma
- and many more workplace-relevant scenarios.
What sort of assessments can I expect to complete in Provide First Aid?
Interlink’s Provide First Aid course contains a combination of written and practical assessments.
Written assessments test your knowledge of learning elements including:
- The principles and procedures for first aid management
- Basic anatomy and physiology
- State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures
- ARC Guidelines relevant to CPR and first aid
- Infection control principles including standard precautions.
Practical assessments require you to demonstrate your skills in at least two simulations within industry specific scenarios. All the necessary equipment and resources are provided to give you an experience as close to real-life as possible within our learning environment.
All assessments meet Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and first aid codes of practice.
First aid training is available at all Interlink campuses.
Call Interlink on 1300 731 669 to discuss your training options and any special access needs you might have in relation to our training facilities.
Provide First Aid is held over 8 hours in a workshop setting.
There are no prerequisite studies for Provide first aid (HLTAID003).
To successfully complete this course participants will need intermediate literacy and numeracy skills.
Call Interlink on 1300 731 669 to discuss your training options.
Course fees vary per unit and duration. Please contact Interlink to find out more.
Please note: Interlink Training is not VET FEE-HELP approved. Government training subsidies are not available for this course.
Face-to-face sessions within small groups.
First aid training is a mandatory requirement for many jobs. Increase your job prospects and add to the safety of your workplace by studying with Interlink.
Attendance at this course does not automatically guarantee attainment of competency, nor does satisfactory completion of assessment and attainment of competency guarantee employment.