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Provide First Aid - Statement of Attainment (561-16229V01)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Career area: Health Services 
Study area: First Aid 
  Nationally Recognised Training
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Moruya  Full Time  TBA 8-Jun-2017  Thu 
Description: This course is for workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

You will learn how to respond in an emergency situation, apply appropriate first aid procedures, communicate details of the incident and evaluate your own performance.

When you finish this course you can undertake further First Aid training in other first aid related occupational courses. Advanced standing may be granted in courses where providing first aid in a workplace is a part of the course.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
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If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. HEALTH - NSW MINISTRY OF HEALTH - If you are over 18 you will be required to undertake a National Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/about_us/structure/specialist_operations/forensic_
services/ criminal records section

- You will be required to sign the NSW Health Student Undertaking where you agree to notify NSW Health if your status changes after the date of issue of your National Police Certificate or during the completion of your course.
- You will be required to undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card. 
Other requirements: WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. HEALTH - NSW MINISTRY OF HEALTH - If you are over 18 you will be required to undertake a National Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/about_us/structure/specialist_operations/forensic_
services/ criminal records section

- You will be required to sign the NSW Health Student Undertaking where you agree to notify NSW Health if your status changes after the date of issue of your National Police Certificate or during the completion of your course.
- You will be required to undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

- You will be required to read and sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form.
Visit: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/ and type ’clinical placement’ in search area.

2. AGED CARE WORK - As per NSW Health requirements for the National Criminal Record Check

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES - Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-
children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT - Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit:
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm#
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Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this course. 
Learning pathways: Credit for Prior Learning If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rpl

This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc)

TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/career/pathways/tafe_to_university.htm 
Career opportunities: You will be able to work in a first aid role in a range of community organisations and industry workplaces 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Moruya
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moruya Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Statement of Attainment in Provide First Aid 
Offering code: 17MRY-014 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: TBA
Scheduled attendance: Day:/s Thursday Time: 8:30am Block: A Floor: F Room: 15 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 8 June 2017 
Times: 8:30am to 5:00pm
About: This course will run for one day on Thursday 8 June 2017 at Moruya Campus commencing at 8:30am to 5:00pm. Please go to AF15.

To secure your position please enrol at least 7 days before the commencement date.

The First Aid Coordinator will provide you with a First Aid workbook and textbook prior to attending your first aid class and you will be required to complete Part 1 of the assessment workbook before you attend class. On the day of attendance you will be assessed on the practical components of the course.

The provide first aid unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty.
This is a Nationally Recognised Unit of Competency - HLTAID003

TAFE NSW reserves the right to cancel a course if there are insufficient numbers and will endeavour to give participants as much notice as possible.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Course fees: $150
Comments: This course will run for one day on Thursday 8 June 2017 at Moruya Campus commencing at 8:30am to 5:00pm. Please go to AF15. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123