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Course Description

Application and Relevance 

This course applies to a wide range of settings where emergencies involving cardiac arrest may occur. It is relevant for people working in education, aged and community care, sport, travel and tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises and other workplace and community settings. 

Entry Requirements 

Participants are required to have; 

  • reasonable level of verbal and written skills 
  • the ability to demonstrate two minutes of CPR on the floor. 

Mode of Delivery and Duration 

Classroom training and assessment over 3 hours 

Dress and Equipment Requirements 

Learners are to attend the course in comfortable non-offensive clothing. All equipment and resources to complete the course will be supplied. 

Course Content 

This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to handle cardiac emergency situations. It includes: 

  • Introduction to first aid principles 
  • Assessing a cardiac emergency situation 
  • Airway and breathing management 
  • Performing chest compressions 
  • Administering rescue breaths 
  • Resuscitation techniques 
  • Using a defibrillator (AED) 

Assessment Methods 

Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. 

Award Issued 

Victorian First Aid Services and Training is responsible for the quality of training and assessment and the issuance of the AQTF certificates.

To enrol, please go to the Victorian First Aid website.  click here

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Course Dates

Go to Victorian First Aid (Pakenham) for 2024 dates

Course Provider

Victorian First Aid RTO 41360

Course Cost

Check the Victorian First Aid (Pakenham) page for current course costs.

How to enrol

Enrol directly at the Victorian First Aid website.