Course Details

Administer Oxygen in an emergency situation

Upcoming Courses

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCostSingle Enrol


The CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) component delivers the essential principals, knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in emergency situations for adults, children and infants. You could help save the life of a co-worker, visitor to your employment location or someone close to you one day and become a real lifesaver or lifeguard.

Target Audience:

Participants must be a minimum age of 15 years on the date of final assessment.

This unit applies to all people who may require to provide CPR, in a range of situations.


Learning Outcomes:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • PUAEME003 Administer oxygen in an emergency

Learning Methods:

Special Needs and LLN Reasonable Adjustment

Surf Life Saving SA/NT recognises that students participating in training courses may have varying learning styles and support requirements. These may include but are not limited to students with language, literacy and/or numeracy concerns, or abilities. Students with any special needs are requested to contact us prior to registering for a course to discuss suitable arrangements.

Demonstration of Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation procedures – Participants will demonstrate Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on training manikins – adult, child and infant – in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
To meet the unit of competency, the participant needs to demonstrate at least two (2) minutes of CPR on an adult manikin on the floor.
Demonstration of Oxygen and Suction equipment procedures – Participants will demonstrate set up, pack up and use on casualties in a range of conditions including breathing and not breathing and in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

Program Benefits:

  • Participants will learn vital lifesaving skills.
  • This course gives you the confidence and knowledge to maintain basic life support in a person who is in cardiac arrest or requires oxygen supplementation until help arrives
  • This course is suitable for the workplace or public CPR competency and is included as part of a pool lifeguard’s training


  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR or supplemented oxygen
  • Seek assistance from emergency services
  • Perform CPR in accordance with the ARC guidelines
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
  • Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Maintain oxygen equipment including airbag and reservoir bag
  • Operate oxygen equipment on casualties who are breathing (therapy) or not breathing (resuscitation)
  • Operate suction equipment when needed
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services
  • Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies
  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required
  • Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required