Learn to assess and respond to emergency situations. Gain specialist skills in performing CPR and drastically improve people’s health outcomes. Develop lifesaving First Aid skills and be prepared to take charge when others need it most.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Recognise, assess and respond to an emergency situation
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC)
Convey incident details to emergency services personnel
Use a defibrillator or AED device
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally recognised First Aid Certificate
Exposure to emergency situations in a safe and simulated environment
Confidence to respond and help in emergency situations
Skills in communicating and working under pressure
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in learning CPR
A desire to improve other people's health outcomes
The physical ability to kneel on the floor to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles) on an adult manikin. This is required for you to fulfill the course requirements in line with First Aid codes of practice, state and territory regulations and First Aid guidelines outlined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC). If you cannot perform or complete this competency, you will receive a Certificate of Participation and not a nationally recognised certification.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: First Aid certified worker and designated First Aid officer with the Statement of Attainment in Provide First Aid.
Depending on which industry you are employed in, you may need to renew your qualifications regularly. SafeWork NSW recommends that refresher training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) should be carried out each year. Please check the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities in your location for relevant up-to-date information.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation does not have any post-graduate courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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