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HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Centrelink/DHS Approved: No
ACECQA Approved: Yes 
Recognised Australia wide: Yes

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. 

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites

Study Duration

  • Class - 8.00am – 12.00pm
  • External - Please contact ACCCO to enquire about group bookings and availability

Training Location

First aid training is delivered in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. ACCCO also provides training in community venues. Contact ACCCO for more information about training available in your local area.


$50 Per Person


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. 

Topics Covered

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

  • Learn how to recognise an emergency situation
  • 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
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty & Legal, workplace and community considerations

*Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from your relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Why Learn Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) combines mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and chest compressions to deliver oxygen rich blood and artificial circulation to an unconscious and not breathing normally person until medical help arrives.

Bystander CPR can be life-saving and increases the person’s chances of survival if started soon after the heart has stopped beating. For every minute of delay 10% chance of survival has been lost. If no CPR is performed, it only takes three to four minutes for the person to become brain dead due to a lack of oxygen.


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