HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Previously known as Apply first aid or Senior first aid, this course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
Please note it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.

Course Duration and Structure

This course is delivered as a two day workshop including theory, practical and a test (15 hours).


Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies and a written quiz.
Entry requirements
There are no pre requisites for this qualification.

Course Content

• Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
• CPR and AED
• Shock Management
• Airway Management – Asthma, Choking, Severe Allergic Reaction, Hyperventilation
• Cardiac Emergencies
• Seizures and Convulsions
• Bleeding and Wound Care
• Burns and Scalds
• Extremes of Heat and Cold
• Musculoskeletal Injuries
• Poisons and Toxic Substances
• Bites and Stings
• Abdominal injuries


$200.00 (includes $18.18 GST)
* A payment of AUD$20 might be required for the issuing of official academic transcript

How to apply

To apply for enrolment in this course please contact VASS College of Vocational Education by phone, email, fax or in person as per the details below. Our staff would love to talk with you about your study goals to determine the best course for you.

Contact us:

C2, 1 – 13 the Gateway, Broadmeadows, Victoria, 3047
Phone: (03) 9359 2861
Fax: (03) 9369 2899
Email: [email protected]