Occupational First Aid Skill Set
This course provides the occupational first aider with advanced knowledge and skills to carry out emergency first aid for injuries and illnesses in the workplace. It will also provide students with information on state and federal legislations as it applies to workplace First Aid.
- Workplace health and safety
- Managing a first aid facility
- Infection control
- Administration of medications
- Anatomy and physiology
- Advanced resuscitation techniques
- Casualty care
- Casualty assessment
- Wound care
- Cold and crush injuries
- Eye injuries
- Fractures management
- Thermal injuries
- Advanced techniques/casualty management
- Substance misuse
- Manual handling
- Spinal injuries
There are no pre-requisites associated with HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set.
The recommended industry standard to maintain current competency is for this course to be refreshed every 3 years with the Advanced Resuscitation component refreshed every 12 months.
This course encompasses the following units of competency:
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid;
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation; and
HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources.
In addition to the Skill Set you will also be issued with a Statement of Attainment for:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation