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HLTAID014 First Aid Course Melbourne

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Course Name

HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid

Course Code

HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 
HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid

Course Delivery

Face to Face Skills Practice & Assessment

Course Duration

6 Hours Face-to-Face

Course Certificate

Issued Same Day (Conditions Apply)

Course Cost

$189 (may vary)

Is the course nationally accredited?


Previously Known as

HLTAID006 – Provide advanced first aid
HLTFA412A – Apply advanced first aid
HLTFA402C – Apply advanced first aid
HLTFA402B – Apply advanced first aid

Available Discounts

Group Booking Discounts Available

HLTAID014 - Provide Advanced First Aid

Face-to-Face 6 hours

What’s Advanced about “Advanced First Aid”? 

Getting certified in Advanced First Aid does not mean you have to be a medical professional. Anyone can take the course and learn how to deliver a range of first aid methods to others in need. 

The newest HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid supersedes HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid, and is one of the most interactive face-to-face courses available. 

The course has no out of class or online requirements and there is a focus on providing as much support as possible to our students. 

The First Aid Course Melbourne (RTO:40407) is one of only a few registered providers for HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid. 

The course entails all of the content provided within HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation and HLTAID011 Provide First Aid PLUS several additional specialist subjects. Including but not limited to, Childbirth, Substance Abuse and Mental Health after assisting in an emergency situation. 

All First Aid procedures taught are in line with Safe Work Australia, the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC), the Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and other national peak clinical bodies. 

HLTAID014 is the new HLTAID006

New Industry Standard

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid is the new industry standard for first aid training. It’s made up of these refreshed units of competency:

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (Old Course Code: HLTAID001)

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support (Old Course Code: HLTAID002)

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (Old Course Code: HLTAID003)

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid (Old Course Code: HLTAID006)

Trainer-Led First Aid Qualification

Complete your training in just a single classroom session. The First Aid Courses Melbourne offers face-to-face training, and there are no requirements for students to complete any outside of class assessments. Learn with a highly experienced and qualified first aid trainer who can provide assistance and one-on-one support on your learning journey. 

Just a 6-hour in-class session

All knowledge, practical training and assessment for this course will be completed in a single-day 6-hour session. This will start at 9 am and finish at 4 pm and will include:

  • Completion of a pre-course quiz on key content from the HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid Learner Guide*
  • An interactive, multimedia presentation on all required first aid topics (see knowledge evidence below)
  • An independent multiple-choice knowledge assessment on first aid topics covered in the presentation
  • Trainer marking and feedback on knowledge assessment
  • A detailed and comprehensive trainer-led demonstration on how to use first aid equipment and perform all required first aid techniques and skills (see performance evidence below)
  • Trainer led practice and question time on all required knowledge and performance evidence, including the use of first aid equipment
  • Practical assessment of performance evidence in the form of role plays, observations, written and verbal incident/review reports and class debriefs

*To attend the in-class session, you must first complete your pre-course quiz. The number of study hours needed to complete this quiz varies depending on your existing knowledge, skills and experience.

First Aid Certificate Issue – Same Day

Upon successful completion of the knowledge and performance evidence criteria of HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid to a satisfactory level you will be awarded the following nationally recognised units of competency: 

The Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines recommend HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is updated every 3 years and HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation be updated every 12 months to remain valid. 

Course cost

  • $189 (may vary due to Daily Deals)
  • Price match guarantee on any similar course 

How long does Advanced First Aid Last?

Course times

  • 9:00am – 4pm 

Course start and end times may vary by location and date. Students should ensure they arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Course requirements

In line with industry and organisational obligations, The First Aid Course Melbourne can only issue and accept nationally accredited units of competency to learners who are: 

Learners also need to meet the physical requirements of the course. This includes being able to: 

  • Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult manikin placed on the floor
  • Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • Provide first aid assistance for a number of conditions, including anaphylaxis, asthma, non-life-threatening, choking, envenomation, fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains, minor wounds, nosebleed, shock, life-threatening bleeding

USI requirements

A USI is a mandatory requirement for learners in Australia wanting to undertake vocational training. The number is unique to you and keeps a secure record of your VET certifications. You can look up your number if you have forgotten it or register for one here. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide a USI number for you, but the process is easy and just takes 5 minutes. 

How practical is Advanced First Aid?

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid is a mix of knowledge and experience. 

Be assessed on your knowledge requirements in class and then complete a practical assessment using tools such as a mannikin and AED. A trainer will observe you demonstrating these skills. 

Throughout this course, you will be assessed on:

Your understanding of:


  • Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines
  • Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy Action Plans
  • Safe Work Australia Code of Practice
  • Incident hazard and risk minimisation processes
  • Infection control procedures
  • Workplace or site first aid procedures
  • First aid kit contents
  • Education and Care Services National Law
  • State Education and Care Services Regulations
  • First aider Duty of Care requirements
  • First aider requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • First aider skill and knowledge limitations
  • First aid parent/guardian consent
  • First aid privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Stress management techniques and available support for rescuers and children
  • The effect of positional change during CPR
  • The appropriate duration, hand placement, compression/ventilation cycles and cessation of CPR
  • Defibrillator – AED use on children
  • Defibrillator – AED safety and maintenance procedures
  • Chain of survival
  • Accessing and handing over to emergency services
  • Assessing the level of consciousness for infants and children 
  • Basic anatomical differences and first aid considerations between infants, children and adults

What does Advanced First Aid Cover?

  • Taking and assessing vital signs, including normal clinical values (respiration, temperature, pulse, level of consciousness)
  • Secondary assessments
  • Basic triage processes
  • First aid procedures for the aged, elderly or infirms
  • First aid procedures for major and minor workplace accidents
  • First aid procedures for children
  • Use of ancillary first aid equipment and coordination of resources
  • advanced first aid management for abdominal injuries
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening bleeding
  • life-threatening bleeding
  • for burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • advanced first aid management for childbirth
  • choking
  • crush injuries
  •  diabetes
  • drowning
  • ear injuries, including bleeding from the ear
  • envenomation
  • eye injuries
  • fractures
  • dislocations
  • sprains
  • strains
  • head injuries
  • neck injuries
  • spinal injuries
  • hypothermia
  • hyperthermia
  • minor wounds
  • shock
  • nosebleed
  • poisoning
  • seizures
  • vomiting
  • sharps injuries
  • for stroke
  • Substance misuse
  • First aider and rescuer mental well-being and support (Mental Health)

Your ability to provide effective first aid to:

(Practical /skills)

  • An unconscious, non-breathing adult and child (CPR, AED, 2 rescuer CPR)
  • A regurgitating or vomiting unconscious adult and child (recovery position)
  • An unconscious, non-breathing infant (CPR)
  • An unconscious, breathing infant (open airway)
  • A casualty with anaphylaxis (ASCIA Emergency Action Plan, Epipen)
  • A casualty with asthma (ASCIA Emergency Action Plan, inhaler, spacer device)
  • A casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding (bandage dressing)
  • A casualty in shock (reassuring them, monitoring body temperature)
  • A casualty who is choking (back blows, chest thrusts)
  • A casualty who has been bitten by a snake (Pressure Immobilisation Technique)
  • A casualty with a fractured arm (bandage, sling)
  • A casualty with a dislocated shoulder (cold compress)
  • A casualty with a sprained ankle (RICER)
  • A casualty with a nosebleed (apply pressure, lean forward)
  • A casualty with life-threatening bleeding (tourniquet, haemostatic dressing)
  • A casualty with an unknown condition (Secondary assessment, DRSABCD)
  • 2 casualties with simultaneous unknown conditions (Basic triage, coordination of resources, secondary assessment, DRSABCD)

You will also be assessed on your ability to:

  • Identify when to provide first aid
  • Follow DRSABCD protocol
  • Complete incident reports
  • Handover to emergency services

Why do I need Advanced First Aid?

This course goes a step further than HLTAID011 Provide First Aid. Addressing some serious and time-sensitive conditions will help you be of assistance in emergency situations where perhaps it isn’t a ‘common condition’ the casualty is dealing with. 

New First Aid Codes

Previously known as

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education & care setting
  • HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations
  • HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation