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Fitness Institute is proud to be offering CPR and First Aid Courses in Townsville City at our headquarters. 

All course instructors have a minimum of 10 years maintained First Aid and CPR experience, with additional industry experience in various industries.  

All training equipment is brand new, featuring advanced feedback from CPR manikins to give our students the confidence they need when the time comes to provide first aid. 

NEXT  COURSE INFORMATION:

CPR only:
Tuesday 17th November 2020
5:30pm-7:30pm
Fitness Institute HQ, Townsville

CPR & First Aid:
Tuesday 17th November 2020
5:30pm-8:30pm
Fitness Institute HQ, Townsville

Learning + assessment to be completed prior to Tuesday 17th November 

MAX 15 STUDENTS

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COURSE CODES

HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, HLTAID002 -Provide Basic Emergency Life Support & HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

delivery

On Campus

course duration

3-8 Hours

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

CPR ONLY

  • HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

 

CPR & FIRST AID

  • HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 -Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW LONG WILL THE COURSE TAKE?

The time taken to complete the course will vary depending on your experience with First Aid. 

The CPR Course will take approximately 3 hours of study before completing the 2 hours of practicals.

The CPR and First Aid Course will take approximately 7 hours of study before completing the 3 hours of practicals.

This time may be more or less depending on how familiar you are with the content in the course. It may take a little longer if this is your first time doing CPR and First Aid. 

WHAT IS COVERED IN THE COURSE?
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Infection Control
  • CPR
  • Using a Defibrillator
  • Legal Issues
  • Debriefing after first aid and PTSD.

First Aid Course

  • Incident reports
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Convulsions
  • Diabetes
  • Dislocations / fractures
  • Drowning
  • Ear / Head Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Snake bites and envenomation
  • Bandaging
  • Hyperthermia / Hypothermia
  • Eye injuries
    WHEN WILL I GET MY CERTIFICATE?

    Students will receive a “Statement of Attainment” online (authenticated) usually within 1 week.

    A printed certificate can be requested.

    Entry Requirements

    You will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor. If for some reason you have concerns of this requirement, please contact the Fitness Institute prior to your enrolment. 

    Fitness Institute is happy to allow kneeling pads to assist with those who cannot kneel on the floor. 

      IS THIS FIRST AID COURSE NATIONALLY RECOGNISED?

      Yes, Fitness Institute (RTO 32089) is registered to provide the First Aid Courses listed on this page. 

      HOW LONG IS MY COURSE VALID FOR?
      • HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – 1 Year
      • HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support – 3 years
      • HLTAID003 – Provide first aid – 3 years
      covid safety during course

      Fitness Institute will do everything we can to provide a safe environment during the pandemic. We ask that if anyone has cold or flu symptoms that they don’t attend the course and attend later when they are better. Additional measures Fitness Institute are taking for your safety include:

      • Providing manikin face shields
      • Not doing air breaths into the manikin during the pandemic
      • Students to wear Gloves for all practicals.
      • Alcohol wipes after each use of the manikin and defibrillators
      • Regular hand sanitation.

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