HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

This unit has been known in the past as Senior First Aid, Apply First Aid or even Level 2 First Aid. The name of the course changes but the importance of the information contained in the courses hasn’t changed. The HLTAID003 Provide First Aid ( includes HLTAID001 Provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation ) unit provides participants with the skills and knowledge to assist in almost any emergency situation involving first aid.

Our Paramedical trainers will provide you with the best training available

The unit is recognised as the required training for first aider’s in the workplace under all the various ‘workcover’ authorities throughout Australia and is specifically noted in the Safework Australia / Safework NSW Code of Practice First Aid in the Workplace.

If you are in the childcare industry and require asthma and anaphylaxis training you may also be interested in HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Course covers:

  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • CPR techniques on adults, children and infants
  • incident reporting 
  • how to properly assess an emergency situation
  • using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • first aid procedures for bleeding, burns and fractures
  • managing medical conditions such as epilepsy and asthma
  • managing medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and choking
  • infection control procedures
  • managing exposure to extreme temperatures
  • administering  first aid for eye & soft tissue injuries
  • assessing and moving sick & injured
  • legal responsibilities of a first aider
  • basic anatomy
  • managing shock
  • and much, much more!

How do I enrol ??

Simply follow the link to book into the course online. As an alternative you can phone our office and discuss your needs with a staff member.

Target Audience

This unit is designed for those who wish to gain a good understanding of first aid and those that are, or wish to become a designated first aider in their workplace. It is also an excellent course to undertake even for those who just wish to learn about first aid.

Only basic numeracy and literacy skills are needed to attend this course. Access to a computer with internet, as well as basic computer skills is required for completion of this unit. Completion of this unit does require the student to be able to get onto the floor to perform CPR – this is a licensing requirement of the unit.

If you have ANY special needs ( eg, language / literacy / numeracy difficulties, physical disabilities etc ) that you think may impact on your ability to complete this training please let us know prior to enrolling.

Pre-course study

It is required that you watch the CPR and slings videos as well as read the first aid book available on our website to aid in your understanding of CPR and first aid.

There will be a short quiz at the beginning of the course on the information contained in the videos, this is to enable the trainer to better guide the content of the course for you.

Assessment requirements

There is some theory and practical assessment to ensure that the participant has gained the required knowledge and confidence in the skills covered in the unit. You will be required, as per the Training Package, to complete 2 mins of CPR on a CPR manikin. Participants will also be required to demonstrate various practical skills including application of slings etc

Recertification requirements

CPR refresher is recommended annually and Provide First Aid at least every 3 years 

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Award Issued

Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence

HLTAID001 Provide CPR

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Course Duration

Face to face training is approx. 8 hours plus required pre-course learning

Full Unit Documents

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Available Enrolment Locations

Registered Training Organisation 90531

First Aid Training with Professional Paramedical Trainers



We are running very limited number of courses at our Gosford and Cardiff (Charlestown) venues , all other venues are currently closed.

We are taking all required steps to ensure everyone’s safety including ensuring 4sqm per person, removing tables, no breathes required when doing CPR, ample cleansing wipes, refusal of attendance for any participants presenting with flu or cold symptoms or those that should be self isolating. 

Our standing request for unwell students : If you are unwell with any type of “cold or flu” we will NOT ALLOW YOU TO ENTER THE COURSE.

Health.nsw.gov.au Covid 19 update

Travelling to a course is permitted in NSW under the new guidelines (educational reasons)