Changes to First Aid training course codes in 2021

HLTSS00027-R – Occupational First Aid Refresher


A refresher course for people who have previously completed an Occupational First Aid Course within the last three years.

Refresh your workplace first aid training and learn advanced skills to carry out emergency first aid for injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The course updates information on state and federal legislations as it applies to first aid in the workplace.

Target Audience:

Endorsed by industry as appropriate for people who are employed in, or intending to become employed in, nominated occupational first aider roles.

Learning Outcomes:

  • On successful completion of this workplace first aid course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Learning Methods:

Demonstration of practical skills, participation in role-plays, analysis of case studies, assessment activities and a quiz.

Please note it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the adult manikin on the floor.

Program Benefits:

  • Refresh your skills in occupational first aid for your organisation
  • Keep updated with safety legislation
  • Monitor your organisation’s first aid services and facilities against current industry best practice
  • Improve the safety and wellbeing of your workplace


  • Legal and other requirements
  • Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
  • CPR & AED
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Cardiopulmonary system
  • Assessment of vital signs
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Oxygen therapy and resuscitation
  • Oropharyngeal airway
  • Bag valve mask (BVM)
  • Maintenance of resuscitation equipment
  • Workplace risk assessments & response plan
  • Maintenance of first aid equipment
  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding and wound care
  • Burns, including thermal, chemical, friction and electrical
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Drowning
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Envenomation
  • Extremes of heat and cold
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures/convolsions
  • Shock management
  • Stroke
  • Substance misuse
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Australian Capital Territory
There are currently no course available.
New South Wales
Date Time Location Places Cost
29 & 30 June 2021 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Sydney 14 $350.00
Northern Territory
There are currently no course available.
There are currently no course available.
South Australia
There are currently no course available.
There are currently no course available.
There are currently no course available.
Western Australia
There are currently no course available.

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