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Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

  • $165
  • Accredited
  • 6 hours

There are no available course dates at this time.

Previously known as 'HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support'

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support (Provide basic emergency life support)

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to respond to life threatening emergencies in a range of situations, including those more likely in a workplace setting.

As well as learning to respond to an unconscious casualty, this course will outline the chain of survival, DRSABCD action plan, and will deliver the skills required to use an automated external defibrillator.

Who this course is recommended for:
• Suitable for staff working in a range of different industries.

St John Ambulance recommends that you refresh your first aid training every 12 months. This is also in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines that state CPR skills should be refreshed annually.

Course Duration: 6 hoursOverview
This course covers the following:


State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures;
Legal, workplace and community considerations;
Considerations when providing basic emergency life support, including:Airway obstruction due to body position;
Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR;
Appropriate use of an AED;
Chain of survival;
Standard precautions;
Principles and procedures for first aid management for a range of scenario; and
Basic anatomy and physiology.
Performance Criteria:

Respond to an emergency situation;
Apply appropriate first aid procedures including:Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor; and
Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.
Communicate details of the incident;
Respond to at least one simulated first aid scenario contextualised to the workplace/community setting, including:Demonstrating safe manual handling techniques; and
Providing an accurate verbal or written report of the incident. 
Completion of online pre-learning is required prior to arrival at the face-to-face session in class.


There are no pre-requisites associated with HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support.


Unit(s) of Competency
There are no formal qualifications associated with this course.

Extra Information
This course supersedes HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support.

This course also encompasses the following unit of competency: HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 

Next Steps:

To find out more about this course, or to book your place, you can:

Visit Us:

Henning St,
Waroona, WA
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 9am - 12pm & 12:30pm - 3pm

Email Us: waroona@stjohnambulance.com.au

Call Us: (08) 9733 2122

Further Information

St John Ambulance WA (St John) is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) under the name of The College of Pre-Hospital Care no. 0392 and specialises in the delivery of first aid training here in Western Australia.

We Offer:

  • A variety of first aid courses both accredited and non-accredited
  • Flexible delivery options: face to face and blended
  • Relevant, hands on skills and knowledge application
  • High quality training and asessment services and resources
  • Support and access to external support services appropriate to meeting your needs

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How to enrol

Click here to download an Enrolment Form

Click here to download a Participant Acknowledgement Declaration Form

Please complete and sign the Enrolment Form and the Participant Acknowledgement Declaration Form and return by:

Email: waroona@stjohnambulance.com.au

In person: Henning St, Waroona WA 6215