first aid training melbourne

First Aid + CPR Training Melbourne

COURSE PROVIDER: Emergency Australia
LOCATION: Caulfield RSL, 4 St Georges Rd, Elsternwick
DATE: Sunday 27th June 2021
MUSTER STATUS REQUIRED: Engagement Ready or Deployment Ready

Emergency Australia (2020 Winner Prime Ministers’ Veteran’s Employer of the Year Small Business) is running Nationally recognised First Aid training for Disaster Relief Australia – Melbourne DRT.

Courses include both the units below:
HLTAID009 Provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation:
& HLTAID0011 Provide First Aid:

The aim is to upskill our teams in preparation for future Operations and Service Projects.

Delivery is via online theory to be completed prior to the 27th June, followed by the Practical Assessment to be held at the Caulfield RSL on Sunday 27th June 2021.
The course practical assessment is limited to 15 participants per session;

There will be TWO sessions:
Morning 10.00am &
Afternoon 1.30pm
These will be conducted under Emergency Australia’s COVID Safe plan for the Practical assessment activities.

Priority will be to re-qualify as many members of Melbourne DRT in First Aid (previously HLTAID003, now HLTAID0011 Provide First Aid). Secondary priority will be to initially qualify as many members in First Aid as possible. Any remaining positions that cannot be filled aligned with the first two priorities, may be allocated to members needing to requalify in CPR.

Melbourne DRT members who are at Engagement Ready or Deployment Ready.
Priority will be given to those that are Deployment Ready.

PPE will be provided by Emergency Australia.
Training Venue, Training Facilitator, Training Course.

Snacks and drinks will be at your own expense. Onsite the Caulfield RSL has available for purchase – drinks, sandwiches, cakes, slices and bar snacks.
No fuel or travel subsidy will be provided.

To be awarded the HLTAID009 Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation you MUST be able to kneel on the ground and perform CPR for a period of no less than 2 minutes. (you may bring a pillow or towel to place under your knees)

Members must have reached ENGAGEMENT or DEPLOYMENT READY in Muster to be eligible for DRA Training. If you are waiting on a call or have had trouble setting up your profile, please indicate this in your EOI and the Mobilisation team will be in touch to help you out.

Submission of an EOI is not a guarantee of attendance. Please note: Check spam and junk folders for missing communications! You may be contacted by the Mobilisation team for further information.

Candidates for training Must be available to attend the Practical Assessment on Sunday 27th June 2021.

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Caulfield RSL
4 St Georges Rd, Elsternwick

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