About this unit of competency
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a remote or isolated site over an extended period of time until medical assistance is provided, or evacuation occurs.
This unit applies to any site where medical assistance is likely to be delayed.
First aid is provided in line with guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
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National Course Code
- HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site
This Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site course is delivered as a 8 hour face-to-face training session, plus breaks. HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is required prior to attending the Remote area component
We offer public attendance first aid courses at our Mayfield West training centre or we can come to your workplace.
If your organisation is interested in a private / in-house booking to have this course delivered to a group of staff, please contact our head office to discuss booking options. The delivery can be programmed to fit in with your staff and company schedule, at your venue or ours.
It is important to note that this CPR element of this course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments.
All students are required to perform 2 minutes of CPR on an adult manikin and baby manikin on the floor. If your health or fitness will not allow you to demonstrate this, you will not be awarded a nationally accredited certificate for HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site. We can however issue a non accredited certificate of attendance for Provide First Aid in remote of isolated site.
All students must be able to demonstrate an accurate verbal report which would be given to emergency services and workplace supervisor.
Language, Literacy & Numeracy requirements
The course combines plain english, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and developing first aid skills that will be needed in an emergency.
If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our head office before enrolling to discuss your training needs.
All students must bring ID with them to the training course. Photo ID is the minimum requirement (e.g. Drivers Licence, Passport or similar).
Assessment submission process, support and outcomes
Assessment Outcomes: Competent or Not Competent
For any learner who is unable to satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks, the assessor will attempt to make reasonable adjustments to the methods of assessment. If the learner is deemed not competent, they will need to re-sit the training course and additional fees will apply.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Students choosing to undertake RPL will need to be sent an RPL guide for their course.
In order to be eligible for RPL, the student must demonstrate currency in that particular subject. I.e. a student cannot submit evidence from 5 years prior and request it be applied directly to their new competency. They must show how they have since applied those skills and that they are current.
Once assessed in all areas of the course and competency demonstrated, learners will be issued a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site.
This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised from Health Training Package and it is recommended that it is updated three yearly.
Participants must be 14 years or older
Participants are required to complete the Provide First Aid training prior to attending the remote area session.
Should you have completed the Provide First Aid course within the last 12 months you may attend just the Remote area session, although we will require a copy of your current first aid certificate as proof.
HLTAID013 Course Description