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Course Name
HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Units of Competency Included
HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face training
2 Hours in class
Course Cost
$45 (may vary)
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HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

The HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR training, as it is also known, covers key content such as using an AED and following the DRSABCD protocol of administering CPR to adults and infants. The course makes sure you are prepared for any emergency situation where CPR is required. 

The First Aid Course Melbourne (known nationally as FirstAidPro) presents a variety of industry-recognised first aid CPR courses that are immersive, instructive, innovative and interactive.

Course times

Our CPR Practical Skills and Assessment Workshop run in Melbourne every day of the week from 9 am to 11 am or 3 pm to 5 pm and some evenings. Course times may vary. Check the course calendar HERE.

Course cost

  • $45
  • Price match guarantee on comparable courses (T&C)

First aid certificate issued the same day!

No Hidden Costs | Fully Accredited | Same Day Certificates (T&C)

Upon successful completion of the training course, you will be issued your certificate through your secure student portal

Statement of Attainment  

Your statement of attainment will include the following nationally recognised and accredited unit of competency. 

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

In line with Australian Resuscitation Council recommendations, HLTAID009 should be updated every 12 months to maintain validity. 

Practical skills (assessed in class)

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies and workplace or site procedures:

  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise

managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult, including:

  • performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • demonstrating a rotation of single-rescuer operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • handing over to emergency services
  • providing an accurate verbal report of the incident
  • reviewing the incident

managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:

  • performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles, both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.

Knowledge requirements (assessed in class)

guidelines and procedures including:

  • relevant ARC guidelines to managing the unconscious breathing and non-breathing casualty and provision of CPR
  • potential incident hazards and risk minimisation processes when providing first aid
  • infection control procedures, including use of standard precautions and resuscitation barrier devices
  • requirements for the currency of skill and knowledge
  • first aid codes of practice
  • appropriate workplace or site procedures relevant to the provision of first aid

legal, workplace and community considerations, including:

  • duty of care requirements
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent and how it relates to the conscious and unconscious casualty
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • awareness of the potential need for stress management techniques and available support for rescuers

considerations when providing CPR, including:

  • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED
  • safety and maintenance procedures for an AED
  • chain of survival
  • how to access emergency services

techniques for providing CPR to adults, children and infants, including:

  • how to recognise that a casualty is unconscious and not breathing normally
  • rate, ratio and depth of compressions and ventilations
  • correct hand positioning for compressions
  • basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR.

First aid locations across Melbourne

Melbourne CBD: Atlantis Hotel, 300 Spencer St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Dandenong: Comfort Inn, 124-126 Princes Highway, Dandenong VIC 3175
Tullamarine: Skyways Hotel, 113 Matthews Ave, Airport West, VIC, 3042
Narre Warren:1 Magid Dr, Narre Warren VIC 3805
Ballarat: Alfredton Sports and Community Club, 89c Cuthberts Rd, Alfredton VIC 3350
Sunshine VIC: Glengala Hotel, 214 Glengala Rd, Sunshine VIC 3020
Werribee: Werribee Functions & Events Centre, 2-10 Bulban Road, Werribee 3030

USI requirements

A USI (unique student identifier) number is a mandatory requirement for any student wishing to undertake vocational training. A USI number is unique to you and provided by the government to keep a secure online record of your VET certifications. You can look up your number or register for a USI number quickly and easily by clicking on the following link:

Eight New First Aid Units of Competency Released

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – sometimes referred to as CPR (supersedes HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support – sometimes referred to as BELS (supersedes HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support)
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid – sometimes referred to as First Aid (supersedes HLTAID003 Provide first aid)
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting – sometimes called Childcare first aid (supersedes HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting)
  • HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in a remote or isolated site (supersedes HLTAID005 Remote first aid)
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid (supersedes HLTAID006)
  • HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy (supersedes HLTAID007)
  • HLTAID016* Manage first aid services and resources (supersedes HLTAID008)

Your first-aid certificate – Fully Accredited

Get your fully accredited first aid certificate on the same day.

After successfully completing your training with First Aid Course Melbourne, you will receive a fully Accredited Recognised Statement of Attainment for your first aid course.

* Not all courses will receive certificates the same day