First Aid Skill Set

  • The Complete Occupational First Aid Course
  • Supersedes HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set
  • Nationally recognised certificate
HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set


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3 hours online + 8 hours
practical in class

First Aid Online component


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Life saving first aid course Information


Learn the required skills, roles and responsibilities to be an Occupational First Aider in the workplace to an industry standard.

Successful students will have the skills to respond to an emergency event with an emergency first aid response, as well as the ability to provide maintenance, establishment and facilitation of appropriate first aid in the workplace.

This course is delivered in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 and includes a short online pre-class component.

Participants who have completed HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skill Set and have been assessed as competent in all assessments will receive a digital Statement of Attainment in:

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy
  • HLTAID016 Manage First Aid Services and Resources
  • HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

Certificates will be issued within 24 hours of completing the course.


There are no pre-requisites for the HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skill Set 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 single rescuer CPR on a resuscitation manikin placed on the floor for a minimum of 2 minutes.

  • Legal and other requirements
  • Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
  • CPR & AED 
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Cardiopulmonary system
  • Assessment of vital signs
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Oxygen therapy and resuscitation
  • Oropharyngeal airway
  • Bag valve mask (BVM)
  • Maintenance of resuscitation equipment
  • Workplace risk assessment & response plan
  • Maintenance of first aid equipment
  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction 
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding and wound care
  • Burns, including thermal, chemical, friction and electrical
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Drowning
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Envenomation
  • Extremes of heat and cold
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal injuries: fractures and dislocations, strains and sprains
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures/Convulsions
  • Shock management
  • Stroke
  • Substance misuse

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. 

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.

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. single and two-rescuer CPR, using a bag-valve-mask, select and insert an appropriate airway adjunct, manage oxygen equipment and use an AED to deliver at least one shock) 
  • Place a casualty into the recovery position
  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on a 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)
  • Coordinate a multiple casualty incident
  • Manage a casualty with a life-threatening bleed and provide oxygen
  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on the life-threatening bleed scenario
  • Maintain resuscitation equipment
  • Conduct a workplace risk assessment
  • Develop a first aid response plan including strategies for management of incidents
  • Use a first-aid checklist to service a workplace first aid kit for supplies’ replacement and equipment maintenance

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

Occupational First Aid Skill Set 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.

CPR and 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