Provide First Aid

(includes CPR)

  • Equivalent to Level 2 First Aid
  • Supersedes HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • Nationally recognised certificate
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Provide First Aid Course

Discover the life-saving techniques with our HLTAID011 Provide First Aid course in Melbourne. Dive into a comprehensive training experience tailored to empower individuals with crucial skills to respond swiftly and effectively during emergencies. Whether you’re a professional or someone looking to enhance everyday preparedness, this course is your gateway to making a tangible difference in critical situations. Our curriculum masterfully combines online modules with immersive in-class practical sessions, offering a complete and flexible learning journey. Engage with our hands-on training that’s not only informative but also captivating. This course is nationally recognised and is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Elevate your skills with us. 



First Aid Course Information

Dive into the HLTAID011 Provide First Aid course in Melbourne and unlock a world of essential first aid expertise. This immersive course offers a deep dive into crucial topics, ensuring participants are primed and ready to deliver swift and effective first aid when it matters most. Topics covered include recognising and addressing various emergencies, understanding the basics of wound care, managing burns, fractures, and bites, and understanding the importance of immediate response in life-threatening situations. The Provide First Aid course presents a thorough learning experience, seamlessly combining hands-on face-to-face sessions with an accessible online pre-class module. Recognising the demands of modern life, we offer daily classes to accommodate our participants’ busy schedules with classes available every day, seven days a week. Priced affordably, we ensure that this vital training is within everyone’s reach. No prerequisites are required to join, and upon completion, your certification remains valid for 3 years. Additionally, the course includes the HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, which is valid for 12 months. Join us for a learning experience that’s both informative and geared towards real-world scenarios.

Participants who have completed the HLTAID011 Provide First Aid course and have been assessed as competent in all assessments will receive a digital Statement of Attainment in:

Within 24 hours of completing their course.


There are no pre-requisites for this course. Participants are however required to have a minimum level of Literacy and Numeracy to be allowed admittance to this course.

Please notify us if you have any medical conditions or special needs that may prevent you completing all practical assessments. This includes performing CPR on the floor on a manikin. It is a requirement that CPR be performed for at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Performance Evidence The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures: Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:
  • Performed 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
  • Performed 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
  • Responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Managed the unconscious breathing casualty
  • Followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compression
  • Followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Responded to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:
  • Conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • Demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • Post-incident debrief and evaluation
  • Provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident
Applied first aid procedures for the following:
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding control
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • Fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Shock
Knowledge Evidence The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of: State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
  • ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR
  • Safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
  • Infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • Requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:
  • Awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • Duty of care requirements
  • Respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • Own skills and limitations
  • Consent
  • Privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Importance of debriefing
Considerations when providing CPR, including:
  • Airway obstruction due to body position
  • Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • Appropriate use of an AED
  • Chain of survival
  • Standard precautions
  • How to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
Principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios:
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Basic care of a wound
  • Bleeding control
  • Burns
  • Cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Dislocations
  • Drowning
  • Envenomation
  • Environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Fractures
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Minor skin injuries
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures, including epilepsy
  • Shock
  • Soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains
  • Stroke
  • Unconsciousness
Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
  • How to recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • Chest
  • Response/consciousness
  • Upper airway and effect of positional change
  • Considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions
For Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including complaints, please refer to the Student Handbook.

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor. 

Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/pre-course studies.

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support certificates will require renewal after 36 months

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate will require renewal after 12 months.

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)
  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on the simulated first aid scenario
  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Manage a casualty with asthma
  • Manage a choking casualty
  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed
  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation
  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain
  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)

Theory assessment: A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions. 

First Aid Course Locations

Our convenient training centres can be accessed by a different number of trains, trams and buses. Drivers have a range of free and paid parking options available in every training location.

First Aid courses are available every day, 7 days a week at every location


282 Plenty Road, VIC 3072


13 Dandenong St, VIC 3175

Deer Park

21 Radnor Drive, VIC 3023

Hawthorn East

771 Toorak, VIC 3123


36B Main Street, VIC 3810

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Training and Assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. You can find the Student Handbook by clicking here

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First Aid FAQ

The Provide First Aid course at Life Saving First Aid is priced at $95. This competitive rate not only offers comprehensive first aid training but also includes the CPR course, making Life Saving First Aid one of the most affordable and value-packed options available.

The Provide First Aid course covers a range of essential topics, from recognizing emergencies and offering immediate care to understanding wound management. Additionally, it includes the CPR course, ensuring participants are well-equipped to handle cardiopulmonary emergencies. For a detailed curriculum, please refer to our course details page.

The Provide First Aid course is open to everyone, from professionals looking to enhance their skills to individuals wanting to be prepared for emergencies. No prior experience is required, making it accessible for all.

Our Provide First Aid course is facilitated by experienced trainers who bring a wealth of knowledge in first aid. Our dedicated professionals ensure all participants receive a balanced mix of theoretical insights and hands-on practice.

No, HLTAID001 and HLTAID009 are not the same. HLTAID009 is a more recent version that supersedes HLTAID001.

Yes, the certification for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is valid for 36 months. After this period, participants are encouraged to renew their certification to ensure their skills remain current. Additionally, the course includes the CPR course, which has a validity of one year. Therefore, participants must refresh their CPR training annually to maintain the validity of their certification. For a more detailed explanation, you can read our blog post on certificate expiry.