HLTAID 003 - Provide first aid

About the course:

We are a Nationally Recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 41198).
1-day course with 4 Units of Competency from the new HLT Health Training Package recorded on your Statement of Attainment issued the same day

Day: Every Friday
Time: 10am.
Place: No.5, 94 - 96, Main Street BLACKTOWN, NSW 2148

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

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Modification History



Release 6


  • assessor requirements statement
  • foundation skills lead in statement
  • licensing statement
  • modification history to reflect 2012 standards

Equivalent outcome.

Release 5

Updated mapping information. Changes to assessment requirements. Equivalent outcome.

Release 4

Updated mapping information. Equivalent outcome.

Release 3

Updated mapping information.

Release 2

Minor corrections to formatting to improve readability. Equivalent competency outcome.

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 1.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.
Significant changes to elements and performance criteria, changes to scope of unit. New evidence requirements for assessment.
Removal of prerequisite unit.



This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Respond to an emergency situation

1.1 Recognise an emergency situation
1.2 Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
1.4 Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services



2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures

2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
2.2 Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
2.3 Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
2.4 Obtain consent from casualty where possible
2.5 Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
2.6 Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
2.7 Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles



3. Communicate details of the incident

3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
3.2 Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
3.3 Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies



4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

4.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
4.2 Participate in debriefing to address individual needs


Foundation Skills

The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.


Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit.


Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705


Student requirements:

Must be over 18 years of age
Available during hours 9am – 3pm
Appropriate level of literacy and numeracy skills
Basic computer skills, including internet and email
Working with Children Check (must be obtained prior to work placement)

Course Delivery:

This course is delivered face to face in our Blacktown premises, This face to face course is just one day course.contact us for more information on course starting times.
Please contact us to enrol and get started immediately.

Course Content:

We have various of course practices and lectures. Please see above for details of the course offered.

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