Course Title: Apply first aid

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5244

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 Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace


Bundoora Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency 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:

HLTFA301C Apply first aid


Apply first aid procedures

Assess the situation

Communicate details of the incident

Evaluate own performance

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Students will undergo a two day workshop which will cover all aspects of the course. They will be given a test at the end of the study period and undergo simulations and case studies throughout the study period.