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HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

NQF Approved Qualification: Yes
Recognised Australia wide: Yes

Qualification description

Most employers require their staff to hold a CPR qualification. It is also a part of various Early Childhood, School Age and Education Support qualifications. This CPR first aid course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain breathing and circulation in an adult, child or infant following cardiac arrest. Content is based on Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

Please note it is a requirement of this course that the practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the adult manikin on the floor.

Learning areas

This competency based training describes the skills and knowledge required to:

  • Learn how to recognise an emergency situation Display respectful behaviour towards casualty & Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR
  • Seek assistance from emergency response services
  • Detailed instructions for CPR in adults, children and babies
  • Chain of survival
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer’s instructions

*Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.


This Unit of Competency provides the skills and knowledge required to perform CPR in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. There are no pre-requisites for this course, which means that you don’t need any other course qualification to enrol.

Simulated assessment environments will simulate the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment. 

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment to certify that you have been trained and shown competence in HLTAID001 Provide CPR. 

Entry requirements

Students must have the physical ability to provide resuscitation by kneeling on the floor and performing two (2) minutes of uninterrupted CPR.

Unique Student Identifier (USI) 

Completing any vocational education course in Australia, it is a requirement for you to obtain and supply a USI. This is obtainable from If a USI is not supplied and verified with a certificate cannot be issued to you.

Course duration

3 hours


$50 Per Person
(For onsite bookings a minimum invoice of $650 is required for 13 people or less).

In-service training

Training can be delivered across Australia anytime including after hours or on weekends giving you the flexibility of your training being delivered at a time most convenient for you. 

  • Training delivered by industry  
  • We can come at a time that suits you – evenings or weekends!

(All in-service bookings require a minimum invoice of $650). 

ACCCO training facilities

Regular first aid courses run from our Brisbane and Adelaide campus locations providing you with the flexibility to fit in with your work schedule. 


161 Brunswick Street,
Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

07 3257 1972 


2B Morialta Drive,
Smithfield, SA 5114

08 8284 1794

Upcoming training dates 

2021 First Aid training opportunities. Course timetables subject to numbers. 

Brisbane Training Location

8.00am to 11.00am

  • January:  Saturday 30th 
  • February: Wednesday 10th & Saturday 30th
  • March: Wednesday 17th & Saturday 27th
  • April:  Wednesday 14th & Saturday 17th
  • May:  Wednesday 12th & Saturday 22nd
  • June:  Wednesday 9th & Saturday 19th

Adelaide Training Location

9.00am to 12.00pm

  • April:  Wednesday 28th 
  • May:  Wednesday 26th 
  • June:  Wednesday 30th 
  • July:  Wednesday 28th
  • August:  Wednesday 25th
  • September:  Wednesday 29th 
  • October:  Wednesday 27th 
  • November:  Wednesday 17th 

Bookings and further information

Give us a call on 1300 139 406 to book your First Aid training or fill out the booking form below. Payment will be required at the time of booking. Once payment has been processed we are not able to provide refunds but are able to transfer you to another class. 

important information for accco students 

If you are completing a first aid course as a part of a qualification (eg Certificate III or Diploma), please consult your Study Plan/ Training Plan and ONLY enrol in the code listed. If you complete a different first aid to your qualification, then credit cannot be granted. Courses are specific and not transferable.

For example: the HLTAID003 qualification sits within some Education Support programs, whilst the HLTAID004 qualification primarily sits within the Education and Care programs. It is your responsibility to enrol in the relevant unit for your program of study. Please contact ACCCO directly if you are unsure.

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