Course Title: Apply first aid

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4337

Course Title: Apply first aid

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 18.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTFA311A Apply first aid


Apply first aid procedures

Assess the situation

Communicate details of the incident

Evaluate own performance

Learning Outcomes

By completing this course you will achieve and demonstrate competence in the following elements:

  1. Apply first aid procedures
  2. Assess the situation
  3. Communicate details of the incident
  4. Evaluate own performance

Overview of Assessment

Students will complete a CPR exam and a written exam before being deemed competent in this course.