Changes to First Aid training course codes in 2021

HLTAID006 – Provide Advanced First Aid


This course teaches the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response and life support. Learn about the management of casualties, the incident and other first aiders; covering a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community.

This unit of competency is also included as one unit in the Occupational First Aid qualification.

Target Audience:

Workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Learning Outcomes:

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

Learning Methods:

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:

  • Advanced first aid response skills
  • Knowledge and confidence to potentially save a life
  • Skills to confidently manage others during a first aid response


  • Legal and other requirements
  • Basic Life Support - DRSABCD
  • CPR and AED
  • 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
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal injuries: fractures and dislocations, strains and sprains
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures / convulsions
  • Shock management
  • Stroke
  • Substance misuse
  • Vital signs
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