This Advanced First Aid course deals with 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 Advanced First Aid course applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings:
- Emergency response teams
- Tour leaders
- School sport first responders
- Ski patrol teams
- Medical professionals
If organising a staff training, we can facilitate the Advanced First Aid training nationally.
It is important to note that this HLTAID006 Advanced 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 Advanced First Aid course description PDF.
This HLTAID006 Advanced 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.
Online pre-study requirements
Online study requires access to the following resources to complete the pre-study for this Advanced First Aid course:
- Internet connection
- Speakers or headphones
Students will be assessed during the classroom session. Assessment will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved to demonstrate competency across the unit.
Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the Advanced First Aid Course.
If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the Advanced First Aid course at the full course fee.
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 HLTAID006 Advanced First Aid training in the past, you may be able to complete the pre-study assessments in a shorter time frame.
Students must have a current first aid certificate prior to enrolment. A copy can be uploaded into the student portal or a copy can be presented to the trainer on the day.
The classroom session is a 8hr program including breaks.
Once a competent mark is issued for all assessment activities, learners will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid issued by Surf Life Saving NSW (RTOID 90394).
Advanced First Aid certificates are emailed to students however hard copy is available for additional fee.
- Can Centrelink pay for me?
What you need to do is register with your local Job Network Agent. Your Employment Consultant will make the booking with us on your behalf and arrange payment with us directly. Unfortunately Centrelink does not pay directly.
- Can I pay my package in installments?
Unfortunately we cannot offer this service, full payment of course fees are required at the time of booking. The good news is that we try to always offer value for money and keep course fees affordable, so you know that you are always getting good value, especially with our package deals which offer reduced prices!
- Can you get me a job?
Although we cannot guarantee you a job, we would be delighted to refer you to an agent who may be able to assist you to find work.
- What if I have trouble with written/spoken english for a Course?
Most courses will permit a student to bring a friend to interpret for them during training. If you do need assistance, we ask that you contact first before booking your course so we can advise if there are any restrictions. For example, Forklift training requires students to complete all assessments in English.
If the course permits, you may bring a friend along to the course or, alternatively, you can phone the National Translation service to book an interpreter. Visit the Immigration website for more information about help with translating.
- What payment methods do you accept?
Payment can be made at the time of booking using either a credit card, EFTPOS or cash. Invoices and acceptance of company cheques is by prior arrangement only.
- When is my booking confirmed?
Your booking is confirmed once we receive full payment of course fees. Unfortunately there are rare occasions where the course will sell out prior to you finalising payment. In this situation a member of our customer service team will get in contact to organise an alternate training date.