Course code: 901-00033

Statement of Attainment in Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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Overview About this course

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.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

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

Course outcomes

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

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

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.

Entry recommendations

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.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

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.

Study pathways

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Previous study 0 Courses

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The Statement of Attainment in Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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The Statement of Attainment in Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation does not have any post-graduate courses.

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Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation HLTAID009

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

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