HLTFA301C First Aid (Formerly known as Senior First Aid)
$85 for a limited time!
Who Should Study this Course?
This course is for students who wish to obtain First Aid skills that are applicable in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. The program provides students with the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
The unit incorporates the contents of:
- HLTCPR201A Perform CPR
- HLTFA201A Provide basic emergency life support
Topics covered in the course include:
- Respond to signs of an unconscious casualty
- Perform CPR
- Communicate relevant incident details
- Respiratory and cardiac emergencies
- Bleeding and shock
- Acute medical emergencies
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Traumatic injuries to head, spine, chest abdomen and pelvis
- Poisons, bites, stings and extremes of temperature.
The course is delivered at Unique International College’s Granville campus, located in Sydney Australia, which is situated close to public transport and shops.
On completion of this qualification, candidates may choose to undertake HLTFA403A Manage First Aid in the Workplace or HLTFA402C Apply advanced first aid to increase their employment opportunities. Alternatively, depending on the candidates employment intentions, candidates may wish to complete HLT21107 Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response.
Graduates will be eligible for employment as a First Aid officer in a workplace.
Graduates not completing this course for employment reasons will have the ability to assist in emergency situations including motor vehicle accidents and will obtain broad knowledge and skills in the application of First Aid.
There are no prerequisite academic or work experience requirements for this course.
Unique International College is accredited by the Australian Skills and Quality Authority.
On successful completion of this course, graduates will receive:
- Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in HLTFA301C which is part of the HLT07 – Health training package.
19 hours. (Comprising of a 6-12 hour distance based component and an 7 hour face to face component). The face to face component commences at 8am and concludes at 4pm.
It is recommended that candidates complete a refresher course every 3 years.
- Students are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to course start time for registration and induction.
- Timetables are subject to change and may be cancelled if there are an insufficient number of students enrolled in the program. If this is the case, you will be provided with a refund or offered an alternative date to complete the course.
What to Bring?
- Valid photo ID (Passport, Drivers licence or RTA photo card only)
- Your First Aid Emergency Handbook, 4th edition
- Your fully completed ‘First Aid Emergency Handbook’ – This is a pre-requisite requirement for entry into the course.
Please note: If you fail to bring any of the above items, you will not be allowed into class. A rescheduling fee of 50% of the course fees will apply should you wish to book in for another day.
Equipment and Materials
All students will be provided with required equipment and materials including the student workbooks, which is part of the tuition fees.
Delivery is via a combination of a distance based component, where learners undertake compulsory self learning prior to a face to face, trainer led, institution based component, incorporating lectures, individual activities, group activities, group discussions and practical demonstrations.
Unique International College is fully equipped with a computer lab, where students have access to networked computers with internet access and the Microsoft Office 2003 package, as well as access to printers and photocopiers. Printing and photocopying is charged at 20 cents per page. Unique International College training rooms are well equipped with modern audio-visual facilities, including TV’s, VCR’s and data projectors.
Students are required to wear smart attire and inclosed shoes at all times while attending the college.
Assessment is summative (competency determined immediately after session delivery). Assessments may include, but are not limited to demonstrations, knowledge tests, interviews, and presentations.
To satisfactorily complete the program, student must:
- Obtain 100% attendance
- Obtain a satisfactory result in Task 1 (Distance Based Knowledge Test), Task 2 (Practical Assessments) and Task 3 (In Class Knowledge Test)
- Actively contribute in all discussions and activities
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Have you worked or studied in this field before? RPL allows you the opportunity to be recognised for skills experience and study that you may have already attained. To gain RPL you will need to contact the college for our RPL kit, which will guide you through the process of presenting your evidence. RPL will only be granted before the start of the course, or within the first two weeks of starting of the course.
There is a fee for the RPL service which is detailed in the RPL kit.
Tuition fee: AUD $100
TOTAL: AUD $100
- Student Fees are subject to change.
- On-site Booking Fees differ. Please contact Unique International College for on-site booking fees.
Student support services
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) support will be provided in all subjects as part of the normal tuition and assessment activities. The college will organize additional LL&N support if required on a fee-per-service basis.
Access and equity
The College is committed to integrating Access and Equity principles within all the services provided to clients in accordance with the Sex Discrimination Act 1984, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Act 1986, Racial Discrimination Act 5 1975, NSW Anti-Discrimination Act and Disability Discrimination Act 1992. All our staff members recognize the rights of learners/clients and provide information, advice and support consistent with our mission statement, code of ethics and code of practice.
The college recognizes the diverse background of our learners from all over the world. Regardless of cultural, linguistic, nationality, gender, sexuality, religion, disability or age all students have the right to study in an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. All learners equally have the right to be treated in a fair and considerate manner while studying at the college. If at any time students feel that in any way the college is not abiding by this Code of Practice they can report their complaints or grievance to their trainer, Head Trainer or Chief Executive Officer.
For details please refer to our policies and forms page.