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HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid


This course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence required to provide an advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations.  Advanced first aid training provides the necessary skills required to confidently coordinate, manage and instruct other first aiders across a range of complex situations including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. The course comprises pre-course learning and practical training plus face-to-face training hours. This course is relevant in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community,  

This course is delivered in accordance with State/Territory First Aid Codes of Practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and workplace procedures, allowing your workplace to meet its legal requirements in relation to the provision of first aid in the workplace.

Our professional trainers will guide you through the knowledge and skills to give you the confidence to respond to or manage an emergency situation.  

Course Duration: 16 hours face to face training plus pre-course workbook

Course cost: $250.00pp

Note: Additional fees will apply for courses outside metropolitan Adelaide.

Course Content

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Basic Life Support DRSABCD action plan
  • Unconsciousness casualty
  • CPR and AED
  • Shock Management
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Bleeding and wound management
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Allergy and Anaphylaxis management
  • Respiratory distress, Asthma management
  • Burns and scalds management
  • Crush injuries
  • Medical conditions: Cardiac emergencies, Diabetes, Stroke
  • Drowning
  • Extremes of heat and cold
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Head, neck, spinal injuries
  • Fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • Epilepsy, Seizures and convulsions
  • Manage extremes of heat and cold
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Bites and stings management
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Substance misuse
  • Vital Signs

Course Scheduling

This course is only conducted as required and with a minimum number of participants.  This course can be combined with HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation.

Pre Course Online Workbook

An online First Aid workbook needs to be completed prior to course commencement. The online workbook link and log in details are emailed to participants once enrolment is received. This pre course Online Workbook takes approximately 1.0 hour to complete and consists of an online First Aid  manual to assist participants with answering a series of multiple choice questions. Answers can be saved and finished any time prior to the course commencement.


This course employs a variety of assessment methods in order to determine competency. These include verbal questioning, multiple choice questions, practical scenarios and demonstration.

**Please note it is a requirement of this course that the practical demonstration of CPR on an adult manikin must be performed on the on the floor**

Course Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this course. Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

All participants must have an Unique Student Identifier (USI) in order to receive a certificate for any accredited course.  You will need your USI to enrol in the course. Create your USI now or find out more »


On successful completion of your course you will be issued electronically a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment:

  • HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid, and

  • HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support, and

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Which will be will be issued by Safety Corp Pty Ltd (RTO #91694).  The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines recommends that HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid skills are refreshed every 3 years and HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) skills are refreshed annually.

Please be familiar with any requirements in your own industry and/or organisation.

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