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Introductory First Aid


Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

Introductory First Aid is a short online course that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The course applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

Course Structure

Unit - Provide first aid

  • Duty of care
  • Health and safety
  • Hazards
  • Assess casualty
  • First aid response
  • Assessing a baby or toddler
  • Heart attack
  • Injuries and illness
  • Head injuries
  • Emergency response services
  • First aid procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Training and current qualifications
  • First aid management
  • Stress, fear and shock
  • Obtaining consent
  • Right to refuse
  • Spine management
  • Automated external defibrillators (AED)
  • Auto-injector
  • Puffers / inhalers
  • Masks and first aid kits
  • First aid equipment
  • Airway obstruction
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Crash injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Eye, head and spinal injuries
  • Fractures
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Epilepsy
  • Poisoning
  • Hyperventilation
  • Confidentiality of records
  • Disclosure
  • Incident evaluation
  • Psychological impacts
  • Debriefing after critical incidents
  • Feedback


Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.


  • Become fully trained and improve your employment opportunities;
  • Recognised by employers as professional development;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • Access to high-quality courses written by industry experts;
  • Interactive simulations for many programs;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • Unlimited enrolment with no expiry;
  • Certificate issued for your CV (hard copy provided);
  • Tax deductible in most cases* See your tax advisor.


Payment Information

Certificate Course


SKU: c00201 Category:
  • Includes unlimited access
  • Full up-front payment only