RTO # 40833

Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site






  • Special Requirements – Note you will be required to complete at least 2 minutes of CPR on an Adult / Child / Infant manikin on the floor. This is a physical activity. If you are unable to kneel on the floor for at least two minutes and complete the CPR component, you may not be able to complete this unit. Please ensure you wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the activities.
  • 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 2
    • Numeracy – Level 1

Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site

Course Code: HLTAID013

Study 24/7 Anywhere Anytime.
Clinical Practice Training On The Job.
Gain Experience In Real-Life Emergencies.


This course provides you with the knowledge and training to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a remote or isolated site over an extended period of time until medical assistance is provided, or evacuation occurs.

It gives you the skills to take control and provide immediate and extended help to a patient until the patient can be extricated.

You will learn how to deal with provide first aid in situations where immediate emergency service response or medical assistance is likely to be delayed. 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:

  • allergic reactions
  • basic care of a wound, including cleaning and dressing
  • environmental impacts, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration, and heat stroke
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains, and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques for remote situations and appropriate equipment improvisations
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • anaphylaxis
  • nosebleed
  • non-life-threatening bleeding
  • life threatening bleeding requiring use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • choking
  • snake and spider bite
  • fractures, sprains, and strains
  • head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • shock


This will ensure you can provide the patient with the best opportunity to survive when help is not readily available.

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 as well as in locations beyond the reach of timely medical assistance.

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.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:

AUD $295.00


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 recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:


  • HLTAID013 – Provide first aid in remote or isolated site

Initial Course Information

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

  • Completion of pre-course online learning
  • Completion of face-to-face practical assessment