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Provide First Aid

  • Surf Life Saving SA 2 Barcoo Road West Beach, SA, 5024 Australia (map)

Provide First Aid HLTAID003

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply 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.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $128 for YMCA Employees, $95 for SLSSA members. (GST exempt)

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

Later Event: May 30
Provide CPR