An Occupational First Aid course covers 3 units of competency, including the HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid, HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation and HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources.
This Occupational First Aid course is mostly designed for the workplace first aid officers who have to manage first aid equipment. It covers the advanced first aid units providing the knowledge and skill in advanced life support plus the knowledge and skill for performing risk assessment for equipment requirements.
This Occupational First Aid course is suited to all persons, including:
- Construction workers
- General office environments
- Warehouse and manufacturing
- Remote work stations
- Mining and marine work sites
If organising a group booking or onsite training, we can facilitate the Occupational First Aid training nationally.
It is important to note that this Occupational First Aid course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments. If your health or fitness restricts you from performing physical activities associated with this program, you will be able to participate but may not be eligible for a nationally accredited certificate.
To see the full requirements, please view the Occupational First Aid course description PDF.
This Occupational First Aid course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.
Students will be assessed from the pre-study and classroom session. Assessment will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved to demonstrate competency across the units.
Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the Occupational First Aid Course.
If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to resit the Occupational First Aid course.
There are 4 components to this program:
- Pre-study and assessments
- Theory training in the classroom
- Practical training in the classroom
- Assessment for both knowledge and skills
Students should allow up to six (6) hours for the pre-study to be completed. If you have completed first aid training in the past, you may be able to complete the pre-study assessments in a shorter time frame.
The classroom session is an 16hr program delivered over two days including breaks.
If organising a group booking or onsite training, we can facilitate the Occupational First Aid training over two days to remove all pre-study training requirements.
Online pre-study requirements
Online study requires access to the following resources to complete the pre-study for this course:
- Internet connection
- Speakers or headphones
Once a competent mark is awarded, learners will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid, HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation and HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources issued by Surf Life Saving NSW (RTOID 90394).
Occupational First Aid certificates are emailed to students however a hard copy is available for additional fee.
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