HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

    Unit code: HLTAID003 | Study level: TAFE
    City Flinders
    City King St
    City Queen
    Footscray Nicholson
    Footscray Park
    St Albans


    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines;
    • responded to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, and;
    • applied first aid procedures.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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