Short Courses

Basic First Aid Level 1 - Provide Initial First Aid

Knowing what to do in the first few minutes following an accident can be the difference between life and death. Melbourne Polytechnic's Basic First Aid Level 1 - Provide Initial First Aid short course is designed to teach first aid for the workplace.

Course Code: SMM070

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Completion of this nationally recognised unit MSAPMOHS220A Basic First Aid Level 1 – Provide Initial First Aid Response will earn you credits towards the Certificate III in Process Manufacturing (MSA30107).

This nationally accredited course is specifically designed for the workplace and provides participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to provide initial emergency care in accordance with approved first aid principles.

Topics include:
  • safety at the scene
  • calling for assistance
  • airway management
  • expired air resuscitation (EAR) technique
  • assessment of casualty’s circulation
  • cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) technique
  • external haemorrhage control
  • post-recovery management

Note: This course is now only offered as a consultancy.

For further information please contact Short Courses by email: ua.ud1485241135e.cin1485241135hcety1485241135lopen1485241135ruobl1485241135em@se1485241135sruoc1485241135trohs1485241135

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.