Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


This course describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

Course Code


Course Duration

  • 4 hours face to face
  • 2 hours face to face with the completion of pre-course eLearning

Award Issued

Successful participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency: HLTIAD001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Re-certification Requirements

It is recommended by the ARC that participants renew their CPR skills on an annual basis.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Contents

  1. Respond to an emergency situation:
    • Recognise an emergency situation
    • Identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
    • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR
    • Seek assistance from emergency response services.
  2. Perform CPR procedures:
    • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines
    • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
    • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  3. Communicate details of the incident:
    • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
    • Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
    • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies.

Is a USI (Unique Student Identifier) Required?

Yes, a USI must be obtained in order to receive a Statement of Attainment as this is a nationally recognised unit of competency.


$55 per person.

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