ERGT’s Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course is designed for individuals who require basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation competency to undertake work roles in most industries and sectors. On completion of the course they will be able to confidently deal with a first aid situation where the casualty is unconscious and not breathing, and to perform CPR in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
This course is available through corporate group bookings at our Perth, Melbourne & Darwin Safety Training Centres. Please enquire for more information.
The learning outcomes for this Nationally Recognised Training unit HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation are:
- Respond to an emergency situation
- Perform CPR procedures
- Communicate details of the incident
Training Standard Pre-requisites
There are no training standard pre-requisites for this course.
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
In order for ERGT to deliver the training and assessment in the timeframe specified for this course, it is recommended (but not mandatory) that trainees come to the course with a specific range of skills and knowledge of:
- How to interpret and follow workplace procedures
- How to complete written or verbal incident reports
- The potential need for stress management following an emergency situation
- Safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
- Hazard identification and reporting
- Duty of care, respectful behaviour, privacy and confidentiality requirements
ERGT have identified supporting courses that contribute to your ability to meet the desired skills and knowledge. These are the Common Safety Training Program (CSTP) or industry equivalent and a company induction.
Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course, however a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
A government issued photo identification and valid USI are required for course registration.
Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through presentations, group discussions, practical demonstrations and role playing exercises in both a classroom and simulated work/industry environment. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through a written assessment, a practical assessment and verbal questions (when required).
The ARC recommends these skills are refreshed annually. Please see the ARC Guideline 10.1 for reference.
Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.