ERGT Australia’s Provide First Aid (PFA) course is designed for all workers who may be required to provide first aid treatment in a range of situations in the workplace. On completion of the course you will be able to confidently deal with a first aid situation and provide an appropriate response to a number of common injuries and medical conditions, including performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
The expected learning outcomes for this Nationally Recognised Training unit is HLTAIDOO3 Provide first aid are:
- Respond to emergency situation
- Apply appropriate first aid procedures
- Communicate details of the incident
- Evaluate the incident and own performance
Training Standard Pre-requisites
There are no training standard pre-requisites for this course.
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT required skills and knowledge applicable for this course.
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
For ERGT to deliver the training and assessment in the timeframe specified for this ERGT course, it is recommended (but not mandatory) that trainees come to
the course having attended the range of workplace training listed below:
- Completed company induction training
- Participated in workplace emergency response drills and exercises
- Understanding of workplace Safe Work Management systems
- Understanding of organisational hazard identification and hazard reporting
- Workplace risk assessment processes
Medical and Health Standards
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 is required for course registration.
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.
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.