Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation


This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines

Course Overview

HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a critical first aid skill that can save lives and dramatically affect a person’s chance of surviving a medical emergency. Provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) covering AED is a popular course and is offered both individually and as part of our Provide first aid course (HLTAID003).

Provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) covering AED teaches participants all the skills and knowledge needed to administer CPR on adults, children, and infants and how and when to use a defibrillation machine if required.

Elements in this unit are:

1. Respond to an emergency situation
2. Perform CPR procedures
3. Communicate details of the incident

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Nominal (supervised) hours represent the supervised structured learning and assessment activity required to sufficiently address the content of each course (acknowledging that progress can vary between learners).

This course has nationally agreed nominal hours of 4.

The volume of learning identifies the duration of all activities required to achieve the learning outcomes of the course, including all training and learning activities such as guided learning, individual study, learning activities in the workplace and assessment activities.

The time taken to complete this course may vary due to contributing factors such as previous experience.


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