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FirstAidPro’s Advanced First Aid course is the highest First Aid qualification available to the public. The “Advanced” part refers to how comprehensive our course is and not how difficult it may be to understand;  Despite the name, our Advanced First Aid course is suitable for students of all backgrounds. No matter your previous experience with First Aid or providing care in a crisis, an Advanced First Aid Certificate can prepare you to best manage any number of medical emergencies and situations.

Completing the Provide Advanced First Aid course represents attaining the skills and knowledge required to appropriately deliver Advanced First Aid care until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This includes recording the condition of a casualty, completing workplace incident documentation and debriefing for recognising areas for improvement, including management of the incidents psychological impacts and seeking help as required. 

Replacing the, now superseded, HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid.

The course will benefit those workers who may be required to provide, coordinate, and manage first aid responses across a wide range of complex situations, including both workplace and community settings.

What is HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid?

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FirstAidPro proudly supplies the Accredited and Nationally Recognised course – HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid inline with ARC Australian Resuscitation Council, Safe Work Australia, ASCIA Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy guidelines.

Our Provide Advanced First Aid course covers both a basic First Aid and CPR refresher.  As well as the specific and in-depth training required for more advanced conditions, such as:

  • First Aid for Children
  • Hyperthermia
  • Hypothermia
  • Choking
  • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
  • Poisoning
  • Head, Neck and Spinal Injuries
  • Use of Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings for Life-Threatening Bleeding
  • Managing a Casualty Suffering Shock 
  • Cardiac Conditions

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid offers practical, simulated, and real-to-life first responder situations. As only a handful of Registered Training Organisations are able to provide Advanced First Aid training in Australia. HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid is designed to be completed in just one in-class session. 

Ensuring our students complete all knowledge and practical assessment requirements in the highly qualified presence of experienced FirstAidPro trainers who provide guidance and one-on-one support; There are no additional requirements for students to complete coursework online or any out-of-class assessments.

Why Choose HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid?

Essential First Aid or HLTAID011, will supply students a generalised knowledge base and the basic First Aid skill set essential to providing care to someone suffering from minor injury or trauma. 

While this is great for understanding how to respond to most common illnesses and injuries until assistance arrives. There are ultimately many conditions deliberately left out or that are just not covered. 

A majority of which can involve advanced, time-critical, and even life-threatening situations where your providing of timely and appropriate Advanced First Aid can be the difference between life or death.

Where Can I Do My Training?

Because FirstAidPro operates nationwide our training venues are available across most major cities and capitals.

Find your local FirstAidPro training venues:

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast
  • Southport, Gold Coast
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Hobart
  • Launceston
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney

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FirstAidPro | HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid Course Overview

Is this an Accredited and Nationally Recognised Course?: Yes

Course Duration: Face-to-Face in just 6 hours

Course Name: Provide Advanced First Aid

Course Code: HLTAID014

Completion Includes:

  • HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
  • Learner Guide Current and full colour
  • Digital Statements of Attainment

Alternate / Former Course Code: HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid

Course Delivery: In-class Knowledge and Practical Assessment

Does this FirstAidPro Course Issue Same Day Certificates: Yes (Conditions Apply)

Course Price: $189

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Understanding and embracing the diversity of our students, FirstAidPro recognises the total number of study hours required for each student to complete their individual assessments will vary according to their current First Aid understanding, and any prior skills or knowledge.

USI Requirements

A USI (unique student identifier) number is a mandatory requirement for any student wishing to undertake vocational training in Australia. Your USI number is unique to you and provided to you by the government to keep a secure online register of your VET certifications. You can quickly and easily look up your registered number or apply for your USI number by clicking the link below
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After the USI is obtained and online booking is completed; Students will receive their course confirmation email through Vasto, the FirstAidPro Student Portal. Allowing FirstAidPro students to complete their own enrollment, student profile, and account details.

All documentation including pre-course reading and paper-based workbooks is stored using Vasto. Making these resources accessible at any time, as needed. The Vasto student platform is where your certificates can be located, after your successful completion of the HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid course.

When Will My Advanced First Aid Certificate Arrive?

Same Day Certificates are Issued for Advanced First Aid

Yes. Successfully meet all the knowledge and performance requirements of the FirstAidPro: Advanced First Aid course and you will be awarded certificates for the following accredited competencies:

  • HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – CPR
  • HLTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support – BELS
  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid

Upon completion, your Nationally Recognised Statements of Attainment are delivered into your Vasto Student Portal; With access made freely available from the same day that your course is completed. 

The Australian Resuscitation Council – ARC – strongly recommends that you have an updated and current understanding of HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

ARC Guidelines for Units and Competencies to remain valid:

  • Provide First Aid must be updated every 3 years
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation must be refreshed yearly 

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Advanced First Aid – Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1.Respond to an emergency situation.

1.1. Recognise and assess an emergency situation.

1.2. Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.

1.3. Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response.

1.4. Deploy resources to appropriate locations as required in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.

1.5. Seek assistance from emergency services.

2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures.

2.1. Perform single-rescuer or two-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the ARC guidelines and availability of rescuers.

2.2. Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles.

2.3. Display respectful behaviour towards casualty.

2.4. Obtain consent from casualty where possible.

2.5. Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible.

2.6. Operate first aid and ancillary equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions.

2.7. Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles.

3. Coordinate first aid activities until the arrival of medical assistance.

3.1. Identify available resources required and establish communication links with appropriate personnel, emergency services or medical assistance as appropriate.

3.2. Deploy required resources to appropriate locations in an efficient and effective manner to ensure timely treatment of casualties.

3.3. Monitor the condition of casualties in accordance with first aid principles and workplace or site procedures.

3.4. Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to relevant evacuation procedures.

4. Communicate details of the incident.

4.1. Accurately convey incident details to emergency services.

4.2. Report details of incidents in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.

4.3. Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form.

4.4. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies.

5. Review the incident.

5.1. Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required.

5.2. Arrange support services for personnel involved in the incident in accordance with relevant procedures.

5.3. Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required.

Assessment Requirements

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid

Assessment Conditions

Each candidate is to demonstrate skills in an environment that provides realistic in-depth scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge.

Due to the nature of this type of training, it is acceptable for the performance evidence to be collected in a simulated environment.

Compression and ventilation skills must be demonstrated on resuscitation manikins following ARC guidelines for the purpose of assessment of CPR procedures.

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • adult and infant resuscitation manikins following ARC guidelines for the purpose of assessment of CPR procedures
  • adrenaline auto-injector training device
  • AED training devices
  • haemostatic dressings
  • haemostatic wound packing trainer
  • placebo bronchodilator and spacer device
  • thermometers
  • tourniquet trainer
  • tourniquets
  • different types of wound dressings and bandages
  • blankets and items to treat for shock
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • workplace injury, trauma or illness record, or other applicable workplace or site incident report form, which includes space for recording vital signs of casualties
  • workplace first aid kits
  • immobilisation and extrication devices.

Simulated assessment environments must simulate real-life situations where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that workplace or community environment.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors and must hold this unit or demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge to that contained within this unit.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the workplace or community setting.

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies and workplace or site procedures:

  • Managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise
  • Managed in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult including:
  • Performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • Performing at least 2 minutes of ventilation and at least 2 minutes of compression during a two-rescuer procedure on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • Following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • Responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Demonstrating a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • Managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:
  • Performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • Managed casualties, with the following:
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Non-life-threatening bleeding
  • Choking
  • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • Minor wound cleaning and dressing
  • Nosebleed
  • Shock
  • Life-threatening bleeding requiring the use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • Responded to at least two simulated first aid incidents, one medical and one trauma contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or community setting, where the candidate has no knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:
  • Identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and symptoms
  • Using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • Conducting a secondary survey assessment
  • Assessing vital signs respirations, pulse, temperature
  • Level of consciousness
  • Providing appropriate first aid treatment
  • Conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any required post-incident action
  • Providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
  • Reviewing the incident
  • Coordinated a team of people to respond to a multiple casualty incident, including:
  • Conducting a basic triage
  • Demonstrating effective use of resources
  • Demonstrating effective planning techniques
  • Moving casualties using suitable extraction methods and devices and safe manual handling techniques.

Knowledge Evidence

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • Guidelines and procedures including:
  • ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid
  • First aid guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • Potential incident hazards and risk minimisation processes when providing first aid
  • Infection control procedures, including use of standard precautions and resuscitation barrier devices
  • Requirements for  currency of skill and knowledge
  • First aid codes of practice
  • Appropriate workplace or site procedures relevant to the provision of first aid
  • Contents of first aid kits
  • Legal, workplace and community considerations including:
  • Duty of care requirements
  • Own skills and limitations
  • Consent and how it relates to the conscious and unconscious casualty
  • Privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Awareness of potential need for stress management techniques and available support for rescuers
  • Legal requirements
  • The five rights
  • The responsibilities of the first aider
  • Considerations when providing CPR, including:
  • Upper airway and effect of positional change
  • Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • Appropriate use of an AED
  • Safety and maintenance procedures for an AED
  • Chain of survival
  • How to access emergency services
  • Techniques for providing CPR to adults, children and infants including:
  • How to recognise that a casualty is unconscious and not breathing normally
  • Rate, ratio and depth of compressions and ventilations
  • Correct hand positioning for compressions
  • Basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR
  • Considerations when providing first aid, including:
  • Assessment, interpretation and documentation of vital signs, including normal clinical values for respirations, temperature, pulse and level of consciousness
  • How to conduct a secondary assessment of a casualty
  • Basic triage processes
  • Procedures for dealing with casualties who are aged or infirm
  • Procedures for first aid management when dealing with major and minor accidents in the workplace or site
  • Procedures when providing first aid to children
  • Use of ancillary first aid equipment
  • Coordination of resources
  • Contents of first aid kits
  • Signs, symptoms and management of the following conditions or injuries:
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Non-life-threatening bleeding
  • Life-threatening bleeding including use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • Burns
  • Cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • Childbirth
  • Choking
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Drowning
  • Ear injuries and bleeding from the ear
  • Envenomation – all current treatments
  • Eye injuries
  • Fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Hypothermia
  • Hyperthermia
  • Minor wounds
  • Nose-bleed
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Sharps injuries
  • Stroke
  • Substance misuse, including prescription and illicit drugs and alcohol
  • Psychological impacts of first aid incidents on rescuers and how to seek help

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