Offering Info - TAFE NSW
Part Time Day
Course Start Date
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
Eligibility for work placement:
Depending on the type of organisation the students undertake work placement, some or all of the following advice will apply:
Before commencement of professional experience in NSW Health facilities, students will be required to:
. meet NSW Health's criminal record check requirements
. sign the NSW Health code of conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW health
. undertake occupational assessment, screening and vaccination against infectious diseases
. provide health care worker/student vaccination record card
For specific information regarding NSW Health's requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit the FAQs for students at
To achieve this qualification, students must complete at least 120 hours of documented work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. 80 hrs of supervised workplace experience in an acute care facility - 80 hours and 40 hours in acute or aged care for a total of 120 hours.
11 hours face to face learning per week. Students will also be expected to undertake number of flexible learning activities and assessments during term breaks and outside of classroom attendance
A message for young people under 17 years of age-If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE to do so.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
A range of criteria apply for course fees and to access government subsidised training.
Remember, TAFE NSW provides a range of easy and flexible payment options for students or a nominated third party. (If a nominated third party is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order will be required).
Use the Calculate Your Fee button for your indicative course fee and to check if you qualify for government subsidised training, including an exemption or concession.
When your enrolment is complete, and you have paid the applicable fees, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).
In addition to your course fee, there may be some additional charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.
Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students own expense.
Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.
To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.
Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.
Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.
As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS002||Assist with movement|
|CHCCCS010||Maintain a high standard of service|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTAIN001||Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment|
|HLTAIN002||Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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Phone 131 601
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