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This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required by an individual to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a range of situations and to recognise and respond to situations that require the application of first aid oxygen therapy or oxygen resuscitation, as appropriate, until the arrival of medical assistance. The course can be delivered in any industry where persons may be required to provide first aid and basic oxygen therapy in an emergency situation, as part of their role at work, or in the community. 

It is designed and delivered in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid
22575VIC - Course in Basic Oxygen Administration for First Aid

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Refresher Face to Face contact time of at least 9 Hours
Blended Face to Face contact time of at least 9 Hours
Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 11 Hours
Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of at least 4 Hours

An individual undertaking the Course in Basic Oxygen Administration for First Aid must be able to demonstrate current competence in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. All participants of this course set will be completing the HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation unit of competency as part of this course and will meet the entry requirement.

Furthermore, an individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills including CPR (CPR must be performed on the floor and rescue breathing techniques demonstrated on manikins, with no exemption)

It is recommended that participants in this course have literacy and numeracy competencies equivalent to the Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2. An example of ACSF Level 2 is being able to request appropriate emergency assistance at the scene of the incident.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

The units have the following recommended renewal periods:
Unit Period
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 12 months
HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support 36 months
HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid 36 months
22575VIC - Course in Basic Oxygen Administration for First Aid 12 months

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website ( for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Assessments conducted during the face-to-face training session(s) include: 

Practical scenarios and performance tasks:  

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)
  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Manage a casualty with asthma
  • Manage a choking casualty
  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed
  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation
  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain
  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)
  • Administer oxygen to an adult and child

Documentation: Completion of an incident report form

Theory assessment: A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions. 

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909