This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a remote or isolated site over an extended period of time until medical assistance is provided, or evacuation occurs.
This unit applies to any site where medical assistance is likely to be delayed.
The course covers everything from comprehensive first aid treatments to aeromedical evacuation, long-term care, self-care and contingency planning. This course is focused on the safety of the first aider and extended care of an ill or injured casualty where help is likely to be delayed or inaccessible.
Keeping you and your colleagues better prepared to handle first responder situations in any remote and isolated locations.
This unit was also previously known as HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations.
The target audience for this UoC is those who are required to have remote or isolated first aid training as part of their workplace and members of the public who want training in first aid.
- Wilderness guides,
- Remote mine site workers,
- Remote and/or isolated workers,
- 4WD enthusiasts,
- Outdoor/adventure Instructors,
- General public, who may live and work in remote and/or isolated areas.
This will be suited to the following job roles:
- Workplace first aid officer in remote and/or isolated areas
Refresher training in CPR should be undertaken annually and full first aid qualifications should be renewed every three years.
Suggested path ways for further study after completion of this qualification include:
- HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid, or
- HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy, or
- HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Services First Response, or
- HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set
Participants may be a minimum age of 14 years to attend (those who are under 18 must present an enrolment form from a parent or guardian to accept responsibility).
Must live in and have a Western Australian residential address.
Applicants must demonstrate good language, literacy and numeracy as our courses combine plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and developing the skills that will be needed in their job role.
If you believe you will need assistance due to your LLN skills, please contact our head office before enrolling to discuss your training needs. A LLN assessment may be conducted at pre-enrolment to assess whether the applicant requires LLN support for this training.
All students must bring ID with them to the training course. Photo ID is the minimum requirement (e.g. Drivers Licence, Passport or similar). 100 points of identification.
USI Number Requirements:
All students doing nationally recognised training from January 1, 2018 need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). For more details and to create a USI go to the Government USI site here. https://www.usi.gov.au/students/get-a-usi
The course is a combined delivery structure and comprises a pre-course online component followed by our two (2) day (16 hour) in-class and outdoor practical course. The pre-study consists of multiple choice questions which can be done on paper or online.
If you already hold HLTAID011 Provide first aid and is current within 12 months, then the course is delivered over one (1) day (8 hours).
Pre-course study takes on average 4-5 hours depending on the individual student and their personal circumstances and other commitments). This online training involves reading modules and then using the knowledge learnt to complete a final exam. Pre-course training must be completed prior to the face-to-face training.
The course is presented via a combination of structured tutorials, workshops, case studies, video, practical assignments and workplace application. Individual and group workactivitiesandassessmentactivitiesareconductedthroughoutthe course.
All trainers and assessors are recognised industry experts, holding relevant experience and training qualifications. They include security industry specialists, former serving police officers, military personnel and emergency response and medical specialists.