RTO # 40833

HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Code: HLTAID010

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This course provides you with the knowledge and training to provide first aid care including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on adults and children when they are ill or injured.
It gives you the skills to take control and provide immediate help to a patient until the paramedics arrive.

You will learn how to manage a cardiac arrest, do CPR at the correct rate, use the AED, and treat a number of conditions including:

  • asthma
  • anaphylaxis
  • nonlife threatening bleeding
  • choking
  • shock

This will ensure you can provide the patient with the best opportunity to survive. You will also participate in a post-incident debrief and provide verbal reports to the paramedics. You can use these skills in your workplace, the home or in community settings.

Course Fees

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  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1


ALL EMS Education & Training courses are available 24/7, with commencement available anytime.

Award Issued

Students who successfully complete both the theoretical and practical assessment components of this nationally recognized training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

The Australian Resuscitation Council advises that you should update this course every 3 year to maintain currency, they also advise that the CPR component of this course be updated every 12 months.

Initial Course Information

This course is delivered by Mixed Mode and requires the following:

  • Completion of pre-course online learning which takes approximately 2-3 hours
  • Completion of face-to-face practical assessment which takes approximately 4 hours