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The course applies to individuals who will be able to recognise and respond to emergency situations that may require them to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a casualty in a range of situations, including the application of oxygen therapy or oxygen resuscitation, as appropriate, until the arrival of medical assistance. The course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This course is applicable to workers or nominated workplace first aiders from an industry sector where they may be required to provide CPR and basic oxygen therapy in an emergency situation, as part of their role at work or in the community at large.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

22575VIC - Course in Basic Oxygen Administration for First Aid
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Refresher Face to Face contact time of at least 5 Hours
Blended Face to Face contact time of at least 5 Hours
Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 6 Hours

An individual undertaking the Course in Basic Oxygen Administration for First Aid must be able to demonstrate current competence in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. All participants of this course set will be completing the HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation unit of competency and will meet the entry requirement.

Furthermore, an individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills including CPR (CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemption)


It is recommended that participants in this course have literacy and numeracy competencies equivalent to the Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2. An example of ACSF Level 2 is being able to request appropriate emergency assistance at the scene of the incident.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

Certificates will require renewal after 12 months

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Assessments conducted during the face-to-face training session(s) include: 

Practical scenarios and performance tasks:  

  • Adult CPR (including defibrillation and placing the casualty in the recovery position)
  • Infant CPR
  • Administer oxygen to an adult and child

Documentation: Completion of an incident report form

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

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909