By undertaking this course, individuals will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to provide first aid in an electricity supply industry (ESI) environment. Individuals will be able to apply their skills and knowledge by being able to recognise the need for first aid in an emergency situation and providing an initial first aid response, including basic life support measures, according to established workplace first aid policies and procedures.
Application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace or ESI environment and may be subject to regulations for undertaking of electrical work. State and territory legislative and regulatory licencing requirements must be confirmed prior to commencing this unit.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Evidence of current and valid HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation Statement of Attainment or HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (which includes CPR) prior to commencing this training
Physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills including manual handling of a mock casualty
Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course
Personal safety equipment (PPE) must be provided by the student and worn during practical sessions
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
- Management of an electrical burn and bleeding
- Management of an electrical burn and shock
- Completion of an Incident report form
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.