Remote Area First Aid Course

Remote Area First Aid Course

The Remote Area First Aid Course is great initial training for those that work, travel or play in the Outdoors. Aligned to the National Recognised Units of Competency and successful completion awards participants HLTAID003 ‘Provide First Aid’, SISOOPS305A ‘First Aid in a Remote Situation’, SISXEMR201A ‘Respond to an Emergency’.

Over 3 consecutive days from 8.30-17.00pm the following topics will be covered: DRSABCD Action Plan, CPR, Unconscious Patient, First Aid Principles and Guidelines, Shock, Planning & Preparation for a Remote Location, Wounds, Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and Strains, Spine Management, Burns, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Hypothermia, Hyperthermia, Bites and Stings, Abdominal Injuries & Head Injuries.


Participants in the Remote Area First Aid Course will need to complete approximately 16 hours of pre-course reading/study in the form of an online ‘First Aid’ flip-book, which will be sent via email once enrolled in the course, (a copy of this text will then be given on day one of the course).

A multiple choice exam will take place on day 1 to check the level of knowledge achieved from the pre-course reading/study. The course will then be predominantly practically based, with first aid topics reviewed using effective modern audio visual presentations, followed by relevant role plays/scenario’s enabling skills to be practiced and demonstrated. Assessment of the relevant Units of Competency will be achieved through ongoing observation of the demonstration of skills and through the submission of notes taken during the role plays and scenarios.

Download a course outline here. Remote Area First Aid Course Outline

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To view available courses that you can join please go here.

If you would like to arrange a privately run course or discuss this possibility please submit an enquiry below or contact us on 03 5989 2369.

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