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This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first-aid response, including management of the incident and other first-aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
The uni applies to all persons who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.
This qualification is designed for students wishing to work in the community services industry or for new entrants wanting to have a vocational experience


Candidates must demonstrate a capacity to undertake study by providing the following requirements:

EligibilityOverseas and domestic students
Minimum AgeOver the age of 18 years
LLN AssessmentComplete Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment for identifying if a prospective individual required LLN support

This blended course will be offered for delivery with online reading prior to face-to-face training, described below.

DurationOnline: One day (4 – 8 hours)
Face-to-face: Two full days (8 hours)
FEES (Australian Dollars)
Tuition Fee$285

Weekly intake. Please contact Admissions Officer for more information.


The delivery methods include face-to-face contact, blended online participation, role play, practical demonstration and assessment.


Students will be assessed in a variety of ways that may include written answers, quizzes, practicals, practical demonstrations and observations.


Those students who successfully completed the uni will receive a Statement of Attainment.


This qualification enables individuals to become First Aiders or to meet the first aid requirements at the workplace and in community 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.


All students doing nationally recognized training need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). For more details and to create a USI go to the Government USI site here.


After completing this uni of competency students may decide to undertake other courses in advanced first aid at another RTO, such as:

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting – sometimes called Childcare First-Aid

HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

HLTAID016 Manage First-Aid services and resources


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.


In order to attain HLTAID0014 Provide Advanced First Aid, the student must be competent in the following elements and performance criteria as indicated below. Elements define the essential outcomes. Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate the achievement of the element.

ElementPerformance Criteria
1. Respond to an emergency situation1.1 Recognise and assess an emergency situation.
1.2 Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
1.4 Seek assistance from emergency services.
2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian
2.2 Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles.
2.3 Display respectful behavior towards the 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 in accordance with first aid principles
3. Coordinate first activities until the arrival of medical assistance
3.1 Identify available resources required and establish communication links with appropriate personnel, emergency services or medical assistance as appropriate.
3.2 Deploy required resources to appropriate locations in an efficient and effective manner to ensure timely treatment of casualties.
3.3 Monitor the condition of casualties in accordance with first aid principles and workplace or site procedures.
3.4 Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to relevant evacuation procedures.
4. Communicate details of the incident4.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency services
4.2 Report details of incidents in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
4.3 Maintain privacy and confidentiality of organizational policies
5. Review the incident5.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required
5.2 Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required.