HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
Information about the course:
This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings.
This unit of competency is classified as current as per the information provided for this unit at www.training.gov.au.
Those who are required to provide an emergency first aid response in a workplace.
There are no prerequisite, entry, work-placement, licencing or certification requirements for this course.
Students are not required to bring any materials or equipment with them to the course.
It is a Training Package requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR adult manikin placed on the floor and on a CPR baby manikin placed on a firm surface.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment:
- HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
- HLTAID003 Provide first aid
- HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
It is recommended this unit be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standards.
- Full course: 12 hours face to face training
- Full course: Completion of pre-course study plus 7 hours practical training
- Refresher course: Completion pre-course study plus 6.5 hours practical training
Important information regarding course durations:
Course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.
Pre Course study options
There are a few different options for completing your pre-course study.
We recommend our First Aid News Video as it is the most convenient option.
Other options include
- Online training
- Hard copy coloured workbook
The pre course study includes a question paper consisting of multi choice questions. You must take the completed paper with you to the training course.