Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site - 3 day


Course Overview

Duration: Blended online option – 6 hours per day face to face (09:00 – 15:00 x 3)

Certificate: Valid 3 years


  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (12 mths)

  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

  • HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

Prerequisites: Minimum age 14 yrs

Cost: $399 per person

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a remote or isolated site over an extended period of time until medical assistance is provided, or evacuation occurs.This unit applies to any site where medical assistance is likely to be delayed.

You will learn about how to prepare equipment for first aid response in remote or isolated site, assess the situation and apply appropriate first aid procedures. Communicate details of the incident to emergency services and coordinate evacuation and first aid activities until assistance arrives. Review the incident in an after action debriefs.

Training and assessment are done on behalf of ABC First Aid, RTO 3399

Learning Objectives

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory
regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace

Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:

Manage in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:

Manage casualties, with the following:

Responded to at least one simulated first aid incident contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or community setting, where the candidate has no knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:

Course Prerequisition

Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance. There are no prerequisites for the HLTAID013 Provide first aid in remote or isolated sites course. An online First Aid workbook can be optionally selected prior to course commencement. The online workbook link and log in details are emailed to students once enrolment is received.

This optional pre-learning takes approx. 1.5hrs to complete and consists of a First Aid course manual to assist students with answering a series of multiple-choice questions. Answers can be saved and finished any time prior to the course commencement.

Important note: In order to issue an  accredited certificate, CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemptions.

Clothing: We suggest that you wear comfortable casual clothing, as the practical nature of the demonstrations and practice may possibly require bending, kneeling and lying on the floor. Pants and flat shoes are recommended. As some assessment may be completed outside appropriate clothing to suit the weather conditions may be required.

Learn more about the Australian Government’s competency and assessment requirements for this course at

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