HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Application and Relevance

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform CPR in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. It applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a workplace or community setting.
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2 hours face-to-face training and assessment with 1 hour of online/workbook pre-work

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite units. Participants will need the ability to meet the physical demands of providing resuscitation. Participants will also need oral communication skills to make an accurate verbal report to emergency services and workplace supervisor. Prior to the start of face-to-face practical training, there may be a short knowledge quiz to check language, literacy and numeracy skills, as required.

Assessment Methods

Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge.

Note that the provision of CPR must be demonstrated on the floor.

CPR Training

Registered Training Organisation 3586

Award Issued

A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants.