Basic Life Support & AED
Helping Hands are an approved WorkSafe Training Systems First Aid Provider and can offer several first aid courses. The Basic Life Support and AED course will provide participants with the knowledge and practice to be able to respond to emergency life saving situations, be competent to deliver CPR and comfortable with the use of Automatic External Defibrillators. This course conforms to national standards and will equip workers to provide immediate care to casualties and potentially save a life.
Basic Life Support and AED Training Course Overview
Unit I: Introduction
Unit II: Priorities of Care
Unit III: Scene Assessment
Unit IV: Primary Survey & Unconscious Casualty
Unit V: CPR
Unit VI: Choking
Unit VII: Heart Anatomy
Unit VIII: Using the AED Unit
Unit iX: Course Completion
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?
No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.
Do you offer this course online?
As this course contains some physical aspects and the teaching of hands-on skills it cannot be delivered online or via virtual workshop. To be able to pass this course participants must be able to demonstrate that they can execute the physical requirements and skills taught in this course and are deemed by the instructor as being capable of deploying these skills in real world scenarios.
Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?
There are some physical aspects to this course where participants need to be able to demonstrate proficiency and ability to execute these physical requirements in order to pass the course. However, these physical requirements are not considered to be taxing or requiring a high level of fitness – all people of moderate health will be able to participate without difficulty.
Do you gain a qualification from this course?
This course is certified by Worksafe Training Solutions and participants of this course are deemed to hold a nationally recognised award in basic life support.