6.5hr* FULL HLTAID011 Provide first aid
(no online theory) (includes CPR)

Provide first aid - Full No Theory Classes 6hrs

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HLTAID011 Provide first aid (now replacing HLTAID003)

6.5* hour class (allow 7hrs with meal break)

Also known as Workplace, Level 2 First Aid

HLTAID011 Provide first aid is the national first aid course required by all workplaces, and replaces courses are previously known as Level 2 and Senior First Aid. This course is the minimum first aid course for any first aider in the workplace. Most first aiders will also be required to complete annual Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation renewal training depending on the industry they work in or their workplace’s first aid policy.  Our 6-hour course is designed to cover all course content in a single 6-hour session with no requirement to complete pre-course online theory.

The course includes HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (including defibrillation) and HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support.

You can read all about the course and the assessment requirements on this information sheet.

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  • Discount courses $120 (RRP $195)
  • Phone bookings incur an additional surcharge fee of $20
  • Additional fees may apply to special needs participants
  • For all special needs, policies and fees refer to the Student Handbook on our Learners Page

At CPR First Aid we believe in providing quality first aid courses at student prices for all.  We keep our overheads low so we can offer affordable first aid courses to everyone.  Because we have so many amazing learners we are able to offer courses at a smaller profit margin without compromising the quality of the training.  After training over 70,000 courses last year we value and appreciate offering our service to the community.

For more course information refer to this Course Information Sheet.

For all course locations for this course, see our locations page.

Students who successfully fulfill all requirements will obtain:

  • A digital Statement of Attainment in HLTAID011 Provide first aid (including HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support and HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation).
  • Your statement (certificate) will be emailed upon successful completion after 7pm the same day, or next business day if the class runs on a weekend


Whilst there are no pre-requisites for enrolling in this course, there are pre-course requirements. Participants are however required to have a minimum level of Literacy & Numeracy to be allowed admittance to this course. Further information is provided in the student handbook, found on our Learners page.

Please let us know if you have any medical conditions or specials needs that may prevent you from getting on the floor.  It is a requirement that CPR be performed for 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.

Performance Evidence (Practical Session)

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace 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
  • 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.
  • Managed casualties, with the following:
    - anaphylaxis
    - asthma
    - non-life-threatening bleeding
    - choking
    - envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
    - fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques
    - minor wound cleaning and dressing
    - nosebleed
    - shock
  • Responded to at least one simulated first aid incident contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or community setting, where the candidate has no knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:
    - identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and symptoms
    - using personal protective equipment (PPE)
    - providing appropriate first aid treatment
    - conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any required post incident action
    - providing an accurate verbal report of the incident
    - reviewing the incident.

Knowledge Evidence (Online Theory & Practical Session)

The candidate must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • Guidelines and procedures including:
    - ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid
    - first aid guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
    - 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 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 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.
  • Signs, symptoms and management of the following conditions or injuries:
    - allergic reaction
    - anaphylaxis
    - asthma
    - non-life-threatening and life-threatening bleeding
    - burns
    - cardiac conditions, including chest pain
    - choking
    - diabetes
    - drowning
    - envenomation - all current treatments
    - eye injuries
    - fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
    - head, neck and spinal injuries
    - hypothermia
    - hyperthermia
    - minor wounds
    - nose-bleed
    - poisoning
    - seizures
    - shock
    - sharps injuries
    - stroke

  • 6.5hr practical class, plus 15mins pre-course registration & 30 min lunch break. 
  • There are no theory requirements for this course
  • However, there are approximately 100 assessment questions to complete in class, compared to 10 questions in the 3hr regular course

Practical Assessment Component:

  • In your practical component you be required to complete a theory test (multiple choice questions) plus practical exercises, you will be assessed by your trainer and have to be marked as competent to pass for your qualification.
  • Practical assessment are completed in groups, pairs or individually (depending on the assessment) and may involve putting people in the recovery position, applying bandages and practicing CPR on manikins on the floor.
  • To receive a ‘Competent’ mark for this course all participants must be assessed conducting CPR on the floor with adult, child and infant manikins. 

Please refer to our Learners page for other important information including assessment information and our terms and conditions.


General Illness

Anyone with a fever or history of fever and acute respiratory infection (with at least one of the following symptoms: shortness of breath, cough, runny nose or sore throat) should also defer enrolment until they are well.