Course Details

SLS MEMBERS ONLY – Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

Upcoming Courses

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCostSingle Enrol
State Run – SLS Members Only – ART – Assessment Only27 August 202209:00 am – 01:00 pmSurf Central – 2 Barcoo Road, West Beach14$75.00
CHRISTIES BEACH SLS MEMBERS ONLY – Advanced Resuscitation Techniques – Season 2022/2023Dates held by Chief Instructor08:30 am – 04:30 pmChristies Beach Surf Life Saving Club50$0.00


The  Advance Resuscitation Techniques (ART) course is  to develop skills and knowledge to manage life-threatening external bleeding, use oxygen, airway management devices and automated external defibrillators during resuscitation, and to administer oxygen to conscious or unconscious victims.

Target Audience:

To enrol in the Advanced Resuscitation Techniques participants must first meet the listed requirements:
  • Hold the unit of competency HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • The minimum age requirement is at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment
  • Participants must also understand and have current knowledge in the area of basic first aid

Learning Outcomes:

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation & Oxygen Therapy

Learning Methods:

You will also need an everyday standard of language‚ literacy and numeracy skills to be able to:
• follow written, verbal and visual instructions
• read and interpret a range of signs and symbols
• read and interpret written information
• make basic mathematical calculations to carry out everyday activities
• keep accurate written records.


Assessment is through demonstration‚ presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.


For a ART qualification to be recognised for use in a workplace, you must refresh your skills by completing a refresher course every 12 months. This is a requirement set by the Australian Resuscitation Council

Program Benefits:


  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Manage life-threatening external bleeding
  • Perform primary (DRABCD) and secondary (vital signs) assessment of a victim
  • Perform advanced resuscitation, including use of oxygen equipment, oropharyngeal airways and suction
  • Identify victims suffering from condition(s) where providing oxygen would be beneficial
  • Communicate details of an incident
  • Complete documentation
  • Evaluate an incident and your own performance
  • Identify possible psychological impacts of first aid incidents and how to seek help
  • Restore equipment ready for use