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First Aid Courses Capalaba

First Aid Courses Capalaba

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First aid training is crucial for ensuring that every workplace is prepared to deal with a first aid emergency. If you work or live in Capalaba, browse upcoming training courses through OHS.com.au. We work with the most experienced trainers to give you access to dependable training at affordable prices. 

Browse face-to-face first aid and CPR training courses in Capalaba. Learn how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and respond to the signs of anaphylactic emergencies, such as shortness of breath and swelling of the face. Book a first aid and CPR course today.

A Variety of First Aid Courses to Meet Your Training Requirements

OHS.com.au offers access to a wide range of work health & safety (WHS) training courses, including multiple first aid training options. Common first aid courses include:

  • Apply First Aid Training (HLTAID003/HLTAID011)
  • Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting (HLTAID004/HLTAID012)
  • Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002/HLTAID010)
  • Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001/HLTAID009)

Earning a first aid qualification is necessary for many fields. Whether you are a worker or an employer, OHS.com.au provides the training needed to meet your legal responsibilities. 

What Are the Learning Outcomes for a First Aid Course Capalaba?

First aid training covers the practical skills and knowledge needed to provide a first aid response during a medical emergency. Participants learn how to provide first aid in line with guidelines developed by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other clinical bodies. The content of the face-to-face training varies depending on the unit of competency. For Provide First Aid (HLTAID011), training providers cover the following elements:

  • How to respond to emergency situations
  • Applying appropriate first aid procedures
  • Communicating details of the incident
  • Reviewing the incident

First aid courses include CPR training. You learn how to perform CPR, provide first aid, and communicate with emergency services. Industry-specific and specialised first aid training may cover additional topics, such as mental health first aid.

Who Needs a First Aid Certificate in Capalaba?

First aid certificates are typically required for professions in the healthcare, childcare, and education sectors. However, all businesses need to ensure that a minimum number of workers are trained to administer first aid. 

National regulations require most healthcare workers, day care workers, and teachers to complete a first aid course. The Work Health and Safety Act (WHS Act) outlines the mandatory requirements for first aid certification in various fields, including:

  • School-based services
  • Centre-based services
  • Family day care services

All staff involved in family day care services need a current approved first aid qualification. Schools and centre-based services need at least one staff member trained in first aid. Workers in these fields typically complete the HLTAID012 (Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting) course. 

Educators and childcare workers also need to meet specific anaphylaxis training requirements, such as anaphylaxis management training. Employers in other industries need to ensure that one or more workers complete a first aid course, such as the standard Provide First Aid (HLTAID011) training course. 

Under the WHS Act, persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) must limit exposure to health and safety risks in the workplace. To meet WHS regulations, a PCBU needs to provide access to first aid equipment and an adequate number of trained first aiders.

First aiders are employees who hold a nationally recognised statement of attainment. You do not receive a CPR certificate. The statement of attainment demonstrates your completion of the course. 

The first aid training courses must be offered by a registered training organisation (RTO). At OHS.com.au, we partner with the leading RTOs to give you access to the best training and prices at a local first aid training centre near you.

How Many First Aiders Does My Business Need?

If you are a PCBU, you need to ensure enough workers earn a first aid certificate through face-to-face training. The recommendation is to train one worker for every 50 workers in an office or other low-risk workplace. 

You should have one first aider for every 25 workers in a high-risk workplace, such as a construction site. For remote high-risk workplaces, you need one trained first aider for every 10 workers.

How Often Do You Need First Aid Qualification Renewal in Capalaba?

First aid training should be renewed every three years. First aiders should retake a face-to-face first aid course to keep their training current. Refresher training in CPR is recommended each year.

Book Affordable First Aid and CPR Course Training in Capalaba

OHS.com.au has over 15 years of experience in the training industry. We provide a marketplace for finding high-quality training from the top registered training organisations at a local training centre. Choose from a variety of convenient locations throughout Australia, including training in Capalaba. 

Book your first aid training today or contact us for more information about our training options.