HLTTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Course Curriculam

The HLTTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course is a nationally recognized unit
of competency designed to equip individuals with the essential skills and knowledge required to perform CPR in
line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This course is ideal for those who may be called upon to provide CPR in a variety of settings,
including workplaces, community environments, and emergency situations.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
• Understand the principles and legalities of First
Aid provision.
• Recognize and respond to emergency situations
requiring CPR.
• Maintain the safety of self, bystanders, and the
• Assess the casualty and recognize the need for
• Perform effective CPR techniques.
• Seek assistance from emergency response
• Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
safely and correctly.
• Communicate the details of the incident to
emergency services and relevant parties.
• Reflect on and review the incident to improve

Understand the HLTAID009 unit and its role in emergency response.
• Discover the science behind CPR and its
• Learn the DRSABCD Action Plan for effective first aid response.
• Master the techniques for chest compressions, rescue breaths, and CPR cycles for adults.
• Adapt CPR techniques for children, considering age-specific needs.
• Learn infant CPR with specialized two-finger compressions and breaths.
• Understand the role of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and practice safe operation.
• Develop effective communication skills to relay crucial information to emergency services.
• Learn proper incident reporting procedures while maintaining casualty privacy.
• Gain hands-on experience through realistic CPR scenarios and AED practice on manikins.
• Demonstrate your skills in a comprehensive assessment to earn your HLTAID009 qualification

Apply the DRSABCD Action Plan for effective first aid response in an emergency.
• Recognise signs of unconsciousness and abnormal breathing in adults, children, and infants.
• Perform CPR techniques on adults, children, and infants, including chest compressions and rescue
breaths (following ARC guidelines).
• Safely operate an Automated External
Defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Effectively communicate with emergency services and report the incident following workplace procedures.
Maintain privacy and confidentiality of the casualty.

Course Information

Entry Requirements/ Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, learners are expected to have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Additionally, participants should
have the physical ability to perform CPR, as it involves chest compressions and rescue breaths. A basic understanding of first aid principles is beneficial.

Course Delivery Mode

Blended learning with a combination of
• Online modules and
• Face-to-face (practical sessions).

Online Learning (ELearning)

Learners enrolled in Provide CPR, must complete an online learning program and a multiple-choice quiz before attending
practical session.

Course Duration

Duration: 4 hours

Course Delivery Location and Time

• 9am-1:00pm

Assessment Methods

Participants will be assessed through a combination of practical demonstrations, quizzes, and participation in
role-play scenarios.
• Knowledge Assessment: Demonstrate
understanding of CPR principles through written or quizzes.
• Practical Skills Assessment: Be evaluated on your ability to perform CPR techniques on adult, child, and infant manikins.

• AED Operation Assessment: Showcase your competency in operating an AED under simulated conditions.

Factors to Consider/ General Illness

To ensure competency, the assessment criteria requires learners performing uninterrupted CPR on an adult
manikin for at least 2 minutes.
If you have any physical limitations that might impact your ability to complete the course, please contact us before booking to discuss potential accommodations.

Proof Of Identity

Learners are required to bring photo ID, such as a passport or driver’s licence on the day of training

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for:
• Workplace first aiders
• Community members
• Teachers and childcare workers
• Sports coaches and fitness instructors
• Anyone interested in learning lifesaving CPR skills
• Anyone who wants to be prepared to respond to
a cardiac or breathing emergency.
• Individuals working in high-risk environments or
with vulnerable populations.
• Those seeking employment in roles requiring first
aid certification (e.g., childcare, fitness

Why Choose This Course?

• Expert Instructors: Learn from experienced and certified trainers.

• Hands-On Training: Engage in practical, scenariobased exercises.

• Nationally Recognized: Gain a certification that is recognized across Australia.

• Essential Lifesaving Skills: Acquire the confidence and ability to respond effectively in emergency situations.

National Unit

Statement of attainment HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is recognised in all states in Australia.

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/your-usi/create-usi

Cancellation policy

We are unable to refund monies for students who do not turn up for first aid classes or decide at a later date after booking that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed,
but not within 48 hours of the class commencing


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a digital copy (PDF) of Statement of Attainment for HLTTAIT009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation by email within 24 hours of completion. This certification is valid for 12 months. Safe Work Australia recommends renewing HLATID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification every 12 months to maintain the currency of their skills and knowledge.

that individuals renew their CPR certification annually to
maintain their skills and knowledge.


To enroll in the HLTTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course, please contact us through our website.

For more information on the CPR for GPs/Nurses

Basic CPR course as part of the RACGP QI&CPD Program. GPs merely submit a copy of their CPR Statement of Attainment
to the relevant State QI&CPD Unit for CPD point allocation: 5 Category 2 QI&CPD points.
Our CPR Course includes defib (AED) training and is consistent with the latest ARC (Australian Resuscitation Council) Guidelines.

Nurses merely submit a copy of their CPR and or First Aid Statement of Attainment to the relevant Association to claim their CPD Points.

Our CPR Course includes defib (AED) training and is consistent
with the latest ARC (Australian Resuscitation Council) Guidelines.
Pharmacists CPD points Pharmacists may claim 2 points per hour for the purpose of
recording CPE points (for both practical courses, and the online workbook). Pharmacists need to keep track of their own points.
The certificate issued together with the online certificate can be
used as evidence of the study undertaken.
The certificate is accepted nation-wide, which means pharmacists
can claim the training, using the certificate as evidence.
PSA explains how to claim CPD points at this link