This first aid course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to identify when someone is not breathing normally and unconscious. And learn how you can increase their chance of survival by providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), using a defibrillator and by calling an ambulance.

This course is provided following the guidelines from the Australian Resuscitation Council. And for those who are required to provide CPR in the event of an emergency in the workplace.

Course Content

  • Basic life support
  • Steps in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Demonstration and use of a defibrillator
  • Debriefing and welfare


Delivery Method

This course will be done at the i-Tag Training facility, in the workplace or at a third-party facility.


Physical Requirements

The HLTAID competency standards require the capacity to physically perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult CPR mannequin placed on the floor. Participants need to be able to respond to emergencies where there may be risks to life and be able to provide resuscitation.

If students are unable to pass the physical requirements of this course, they cannot be considered as a competent person or be issued with a statement of attainment.

Available Resources for this Course

  • Adult and infant resuscitation mannequins
  • AED training device
  • Workplace injury, trauma, and/or illness record report form



Participants who will take this course will be expected to undergo both theoretical and practical assessment tasks. 


#1 Theory Assessments

You will take a multiple-choice questionnaire and you will be assessed on the following:

State and Territory guidelines, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures:

  • ARC’s Guidelines for the provision of CPR
  • Practices to minimize risk and potential hazards, and have a safe workplace
  • Procedures and principles of infection control, and use of standard precautions
  • Requirements for the currency of knowledge and skills

Legal, workplace, and community considerations:

  • Recognition of the potential need for stress-management approach and available support for an emergency
  • The function of care requirements and respectful behavior towards a casualty
  • Own skill, consent, limitations, and confidentiality requirements
  • Significance of debriefing

Considerations when performing CPR:

  • Airway obstruction due to body position
  • Suitable cessation and duration of CPR
  • Appropriate use of an AED and the chain of survival
  • Standard precautionary measures

Basic physiology and anatomy:

  • Considerations in the provision of first aid for specified conditions
  • Chest
  • How to determine if a person is not breathing normally
  • Consciousness and response
  • Upper airway and effect of positional change


#2 Practical Assessments

The assessor will be observed in the following practical scenarios and performance tasks:

Adult CPR: Provide uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation for at least two minutes. There will be an adult resuscitation mannequin on the floor and you will also demonstrate the rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions.

Infant CPR: Respond to a first aid scenario and perform uninterrupted since rescuer CPR for at least two minutes on an infant resuscitation mannequin placed on a firm surface.

Defibrillation: Followed the prompts of an automated external defibrillator


  • Manage infection control requirements
  • Responding appropriately in the event of vomiting and regurgitation
  • Showing safe manual handling techniques
  • Controlling the person with an unconscious breathing
  • Verbal reporting of the incident




For individuals, click course dates to see when our next course is scheduled.

For groups, fill out form below (Minimum 8 students For On-Site Training)

Mode of Delivery

Blended Delivery

1 Hour Pre-Course Study Online

2 hours face to face training


6A, 938 South Rd 

Edwardstown South Australia or

Mobile Training Service Delivered at Your Workplace

What you will Receive  Certificate of Attainment 
Previous knowledge No previous knowledge or background is required



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 Who We Are

i-Tag is a leading organization that offers registered training for Test & Tag throughout Australia, We also offer additional training in Three Phase, and Plug Replacement. We also commit in teaching first aid and fire safety courses to our customers.

We believe that in order to achieve your goals, you need to start by studying and learning, and we are here to support you all they way.

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