This Advanced Resuscitation course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and first aid code of practice and applies to those who may be required to provide first aid, CPR and oxygen in a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings

Simulated real-life situations will be used to develop the skills and knowledge for using and maintaining specialised equipment for the provision of first aid, resuscitation, and oxygen therapy

Instruction on first aid and CPR will be provided, as well as treatments specific to advanced conditions, such as inserting an appropriate basic airway adjunct, using tourniquets and haemostatic dressings for life-threatening bleeding, and administering oxygen safely at the correct flow rate

The course covers recording casualty condition, conveying incident details, completing workplace incident documentation, and debriefing for recognising areas for improvement, psychological impacts, and seeking help as required

Unit Being Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • HLTAID015 - Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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Important information prior to enrolment

Course Delivery

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at Industry Training and Assessment Services or Third party facility

Entry Requirements

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor

Online study:  Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies

This course has a pre-requisite of HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

which much be completed prior to undertaking this unit of competency

Course Duration

  • Face to Face – 360 minutes  – full face to face course

  • Online Training with Face to Face Assessment - 210 minutes   face to face assessment  

 Certificate renewal Requirements

Recommended renewal is every 12 months


Work Placement Requirements

No work placement will be required as part of this course


What happens at the course?

Learning Activities

Delivery of course information and learning activities

Assessment Activities

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of bag-valve-masks, oxygen equipment, an AED and placing the casualty into the recovery position)

  • Perform CPR on an infant

  • Manage a casualty with a life-threatening bleed and provide oxygen 

  • Complete an incident report

  • Maintain resuscitation equipment

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