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Gain the knowledge and skills you need to safely perform CPR in the workplace.

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to perform CPR on a person who is unconscious and not breathing normally in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

What will you learn?

On completion of this training course, you will understand:

  • How to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in line with ARC Guidelines
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Hazard and risk management

Course content

This course covers:

  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Managing the unconscious breathing casualty
  • CPR steps
  • Principles and legalities of CPR
  • Infection control
  • Demonstration and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Hazards and risk management


If you have language, literacy or numeracy difficulties or other special needs, please inform our training support staff prior to enrolling so they can speak with you about our available support services.

Participants must be able to perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (five cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for people that may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course information

  • Course duration: three hours
  • Delivery methodology: face to face


Learners who successfully complete both the written and practical requirements of this course will be issued a Statement of Attainment and a Wallet Card for HLTAID009 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.


It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice that you update your CPR skills every 12 months.

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This course is Nationally Recognised training delivered by SGS Australia Pty Ltd RTO# 2646.

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