People credited with this unit standard are able to provide basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The unit includes the phase of emergency care that either: prevents respiratory or circulatory arrest or insufficiency through prompt recognition or intervention; or supports the victim to relieve an airway obstruction; or supports the breathing and circulation of a victim with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The ANZCOR Guidelines recommend that learners can be trained in basic life support providing that they are able to understand the principles and the technique(s), and are physically able to apply them. This unit standard can only be achieved by learners who are physically able to apply the technique(s).
This Basic First Aid course offers learners the opportunity to learn first aid skills and to further develop existing skills in order that they can provide basic first aid treatment until more advanced help arrives at the scene.
This unit standard is intended for learners who wish, or are required, to manage emergency care for a period of two to twelve hours during an outdoor recreation activity. Learners credited with this unit standard are able to: explain long-term management requirements for an emergency care situation in an outdoor recreation environment, and assess and manage a patient's condition long-term in an outdoor recreation environment.
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to manage first aid in an emergency situation. The course is designed to instruct and motivate learners to provide immediate first aid assistance in an emergency situation. Learners are trained to a high standard of patient care throughout the 12 hour course
Refresher training of Manage Emergency Situation. This is a 6-8 hour course and learners will be issued with a First Aid Refresher certificate.
Recommended for Electrical workers, who need to keep first aid skills up to date as required under the Electricity Regulations, covered by the Rules of the Board as per the amended Electricity Act 1 April 2010.