HLTTAID010 - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Structure

The HLTTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support course is a nationally accredited unit that equips
participants with the skills and knowledge required to respond to a variety of emergency situations. This course focuses on providing immediate, basic emergency life support, including CPR, in line with the
guidelines set by the Australian
Resuscitation Council (ARC). It is ideal
for individuals who may need to provide first aid in their workplace, community, or in everyday life.

By the end of this course, participants
will be able to:
• Recognize and respond to emergency situations.
• Perform CPR and other basic emergency life supporttechniques.
• Provide first aid for a range of injuries and illnesses.
• Communicate details of the incident to emergency services and relevant parties.
• Reflect on and review the incident to improve future responses

• Recognizing Emergencies: Identify life-threatening situations such as cardiac arrest, choking, and anaphylaxis.
• DRSABCD Action Plan: Master
the critical steps for effective first aid response, from checking for danger to initiating CPR.
• Adult CPR: Learn proper chest
compression and rescue breathing techniques for adults experiencing cardiac arrest.
• Defibrillation with AEDs: Understand the role of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and practice safe operation according to manufacturer’s instructions.
• Management of Choking: Discover techniques for dislodging airway obstructions in adults, children, and infants.
• Managing Other Emergencies: Gain knowledge on responding to situations such as bleeding, burns, and anaphylactic shock.
• Effective Communication: Develop clear communication skills to relay crucial information to emergency services.
• Reporting Incidents: Understand proper procedures for documenting first aid

• Understanding the principles of first aid and the emergency response protocol
• Performing cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED)
• Managing medical emergencies
including choking, shock, and allergic reactions.
• Addressing trauma-related
emergencies such as bleeding control
and fracture management

Course Information

Entry Requirements/ Prerequisites
No prior first aid knowledge is necessary. Physical capability to perform CPR on the floor is required for successful completion.
Course Delivery Mode
Typically, the course is conducted over
one full day, including both theoretical
and practical components
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
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for anyone
seeking to gain the competence
required to provide an emergency
response in a range of situations, such
• Workplace first aiders
• Community members and volunteers
• Teachers and childcare workers
• Sports coaches and fitness instructors
• Anyone interested in gaining essential first aid skills.
• Individuals working in high-risk environments or with vulnerable populations.
• Individuals interested in acquiring essential life-saving skills.
Why Choose This Course?
• Expert Instructors: Learn from experienced and certified trainers.
• Hands-On Training: Engage in practical, scenario-based exercises.
• Nationally Recognised: Gain a certification that is recognized across Australia.
• Comprehensive Emergency Skills: Acquire the confidence and ability to respond effectively in a variety of emergency situations.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for HLTTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support. This certification is valid for 3 years. It is recommended that
individuals renew their CPR certification annually to maintain their skills and knowledge.