Course Details

Provide First Aid HLTAID011

Upcoming Courses

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCostSingle Enrol
Provide First Aid HLTAID01117 August 202209:00 am – 05:00 pmSurf Central – 2 Barcoo Road, West Beach3$170.00
Provide First Aid HLTAID01130 August 202209:00 am – 05:00 pmSurf Central – 2 Barcoo Road, West Beach6$170.00
Provide First Aid HLTAID01127 September 202209:00 am – 05:00 pmSurf Central – 2 Barcoo Road, West Beach8$170.00


This Provide First Aid course has been designed for those who prefer to complete the theory and assessment in a full day face to face training and assessment session with no online components.

The Provide First Aid course aims to develop 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
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is a Nationally Accredited course and the certificate is valid for three (3) years from the completion date. (HLTAID009 Provide CPR renewal required annually).

Target Audience:

This Provide First Aid course is suitable for individuals, parents/caregivers, corporate/business (this course is workplace approved) or anyone needing this qualification.
Participants must be a minimum age of 14 years on the date of final assessment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Learning Methods:

Special Needs and LLN Reasonable Adjustment

Surf Life Saving SA 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.

Participants will need to demonstrate various first aid techniques such as administering an EpiPen, Asthma Puffer with Spacer and trauma management including bandaging, supporting and splinting.

Participants will also need to demonstrate CPR 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 and infant manikin on the floor.

Assessment is scenario based. Participants are required to demonstrate the essential skills and knowledge to respond to a range of first aid or emergency situations, including scenarios aligned with the performance criteria required for this course.

Program Benefits:


  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation.
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response.
  • Seek assistance from emergency services.
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance ARC guidelines.
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles.
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty.
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible.
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible.
  • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions.
  • Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles.
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services.
  • Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
  • Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory 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.