HLTAID003 Provide first aid


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course detail

National CodeNationally RecognisedTraining PackageCourse DurationAssessments
HLTAID003 YesHLT Health Training Package2 DaysQuiz, Workplace Assessments, Written Assessments

The HLT Health Training Package has as a single unit of competency – HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

This unit is offered over two days and includes:

1. Respond in an emergency situation
2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures
3. Communicate details of the incident
4. Evaluate own performance

There are no pre requisite courses required

HLTAID003 is a requirement of most Aged Care Residential Centres or Community based organisations within the Aged Care Sector.

Potential Learners:

  • Existing employees of Nambucca Valley Care who are required to update current First Aid or CPR qualifications
  • External applicants who are required to update First Aid or CPR qualifications
Our Trainers and Assessors hold TAE qualifications and tertiary qualification in nursing.

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • NSW regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures
  • legal, workplace and community considerations
  • considerations when providing first aid
  • principles and procedures for first aid management
Text books and study guides are supplied by NVC.

Training is delivered in a blended mode. Day 1 is an online or self-paced learning. Written learning activities will reinforce theoretical knowledge, and skills will be practiced in the workplace where learning will be placed into context.

The program is structured so that the theoretical section is completed on-line. Knowledge tests are reviewed in the class on day 2 and practical skills assessments with scenarios are conducted during this time.

If you are interested in furthering your qualifications please contact:

Lisa Ellem

RTO Manager
Nambucca Valley Care

PH: (02) 65985141