Almost 10 million people are admitted to Australian hospitals each year as the result of an accident or injury. Any one of us may have to perform first aid at some point in our lives and it is vital that all Tasmanians can confidently take control of a potentially life threatening emergencies until professional assistance arrives.

SLST's First Aid Training Courses are recommended for any person employed as an occupational health and safety liaison, first aid representative or someone who needs the qualification for their work. It is also recommended for anybody working as a support worker, sports coach, trainer, educator, or a person working in a high risk environment. 

Our First Aid courses provide participants with knowledge, practical experience and assessment on: OH&S legislation, documentation, hazard identification, legal liabilities, anatomy and physiology, as well as management and treatment for a range of injuries and illnesses. Whilst our CPR courses will equip candidates to act quickly and confidently in an emergency situation. The course focus includes casualty assessment, one and two person CPR, choking, situation management and emergency services communication. 

SLST offers a full range of First Aid and CPR courses including:

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

This course develops the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support. Participants will be able to perform effective CPR techniques and manage a range of emergency situations that include:

    -   Medical emergencies such as asthma, anaphylaxis and heart conditions

    -   Trauma such as bleeding, fractures, sprains and strains, and more

  • Upon completing this course, you will receive a nationally recognised training statement of attainment for Provide First Aid (HLTAID011) as well as CPR (HLTAID009) and Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID010).

Blended - Online Pre-Course Work 4 hrs + Face to Face 4 hrs

Full - 8 hrs Face to Face

Age - minimum 14 yrs Validity - 3 yrs

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

This CPR course delivers the essential principals‚ knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in emergency situations for adults, children and infants. Participants will learn vital lifesaving skills and the confidence and knowledge to maintain basic life support in a person who is in cardiac arrest until help arrives.

  • Upon completing this course, you will receive a nationally recognised training statement of attainment for Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID009).

Blended - Online Pre Course Work 30 - 45 mins + Face to Face 1.5 hrs

Full - 2 hrs Face to Face

Age - minimum 10 yrs Validity - 1 yr

HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

This course will provide participants with the basic skills and knowledge to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies. 

  • Upon completing this course, you will receive a nationally recognised training statement of attainment for Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID010).

Blended - Online Pre Course Work 30 - 45 mins + Face to Face 5hrs

Full - Face to Face 5.5 hrs

Age - minimum 14 yrs

Validity - 3 yrs

HLTAID012 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

This specialised first aid course is designed for those who work in the education and childcare sector and parents and carers of young children. It covers general first aid training as well as managing anaphylaxis, diabetes and epilepsy, and emergency asthma training.

  • Upon completing this course, you will receive a nationally recognised training statement of attainment for HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting.

Full - Face to Face 8 hrs

Age - minimum 14 yrs

Validity - 3 yrs

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid

This course provides practical simulated real-life situations to learn and gain the confidence to coordinate and manage challenging situations, such as multiple casualty incidents, having to move or extricate casualties, treating potentially fatal illnesses and injuries at a high risk. Course content includes CPR, oxygen and first aid as well as recording casualty condition, completing workplace incident documentation and debriefing for recognising areas for improvement, psychological impacts, and seeking help as required.

  • Upon completing this course, you will receive a nationally recognised training statement of attainment for Provide Advanced First Aid (HLTAID014), CPR (HLTAID009), Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID010) and Provide First Aid (HLTAID011).

Full - 2 Days (approx 8 hrs per day) with online pre-course work if participants do not hold HLTID011 Provide First Aid.

Age - minimum 15 yrs Validity - 4 yrs

Course delivery options 

SLST offer two types of course delivery options that aim to meet the learners needs and circumstances. Depending on your course, you may have the option to complete online pre-course learning prior to attending the course and therefore the face to face contact time is less. Online study allows you to choose where and when you study, at a pace that suits you. It gives you flexibility to work around your other commitments. Whilst this seems to be the preferred choice for our candidates, we continue to offer a full face-to-face only course option.

The course delivery options are:

  • Blended - Online pre-course work and then face to face.
  • Full - Face-to-face delivery only. Generally longer in duration.

Pricing varies between courses ($50 - $300). Full courses will cost more than blended courses. 

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