Basic emergency life support

This course is designed to provide the participants with the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies using basic life support only.

Course Outline

While the course concentrates on CPR skills it also includes basic information on patient assessment, external bleeding, chest pain, respiratory emergencies, shock, severe allergic reaction and cross infection.

Assessment & Accreditation

The course includes both theory and practical sessions which are followed by a skills assessment.

Additional Information

The nominal course duration is 6 to 8 hours. This course is accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and successful students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment.