Provide Initial First Aid Response
The target group is any operators who have a First Aid Role as part of their job. The 'first aider' is not expected to deal with complex casualties or incidents, but to provide an initial response where First Aid is required. It is assumed the 'first aider' works under supervision, either individually or as part of a team, and/or according to established workplace first aid procedures and policies.
The course is designed to deal with the provisions of essential First Aid in recognising and responding to an emergency using basic life support measures.
- Assess the situation.
- Apply basic First Aid techniques
- Communicate details of the incident
Unit of Competency
MSAPMOHS220A Provide initial first aid response
Assessment for this unit of competency will be by simulation of work place practices. Assessment will occur over a range of situations. Assessment will be conducted through actual demonstration of competencies and written and oral testing of underpinning knowledge.
Training will be delivered utilising theory and practical activities. Simulation will be based on actual conditions and will include walk throughs of the relevant competency components. Delivery will include trainer led presentations / scenarios.
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