HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

Note: This course replaces the outdated “Senior First Aid & “HLTFA3011C- Apply First Aid”.

This course basically involves the prevention, identification and management of common injuries and acute illnesses that the first aider may encounter.

This course can be conducted in many different training deliveries.

Course Content:-

  • Principles of First Aid, Basic Anatomy & Physiology and Assessing the Casualty
  • Legal Issues, Documentation, Reporting, Skills and Limitations
  • Infectious Diseases, Hygiene and Basic Wound Care
  • Recognising Hazards and Safe Manual Handling Practices
  • Management of an Unconscious or Conscious Casualty
  • Management of an Airway
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation including Face Mask and A.E.D.
  • Shock and Bleeding
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Head Injuries, Ear, Facial and Eye Injuries
  • Chest, Pelvic and Spinal Injuries
  • Diabetes, Stroke, Asthma, Epilepsy and convulsions
  • Heart Conditions
  • Environmental Exposure (Hot & Cold)
  • Allergic Reactions, Poisons, Bites and Stings

Medi Aide Emergency Training offers this accredited training in partnership with Healthcorp (RTO ID 91222)


... We were so impressed with the quality of the training provided and the flexibility of the training staff that we now use their services to provide Basic First Aid Training - Office Manager, Roadsafe Australia Read more

... Bryan was able to keep the clients motivated the whole way through the course and the energy amongst the groups was amazing to see.  Many clients were reluctant to undertake the training and extremely hard to engage however Bryan was brilliant in bringing out the best in the clients and making the course a huge success, so much so that clients were asking if they could do more training with Medi Aide - Co-Ordinator Client Services, Uniting Care Wesley Read more

... We found Bryan and his staff presented their sessions in a very professional and informative way for both students and staff members.  During these sessions a role-play accident scene (either beauty or hairdressing orientated) is acted out, where by the students need to put into practise everything they have just learnt - TAFE SA Noarlunga Campus Read more

... Medi Aide's course content and real life scenarios ensure the training is relevant and interesting resulting in an enjoyable learning experience - Training & Development Co-Ordinator, City of Port Adelaide Enfield Council Read more

From the initial contact right through to the completion of the training and subsequent follow up, the service provided by Bryan Pittavino and the team at Medi Aide was always professional.  By spending sometime with myself, Bryan was able to gain an understanding of our business and therefore structure the course to be relevant to our field of work - Human Resources Manager, Skilled Communications Read more

... Your genuine enthusiasm and ability gain the involvement of all students in every aspect of training both verbal and physical made the course very exciting - Des, Student Read more

... Bryan,  Sincere thanks for an excellent course, your helpful guidance and your kindness and understanding - Oceanic Lighthouse Counselling Read more

... Their awareness and application of First Aid is an inspiring tool that assists the participants to realise how important this training is in their every day lives - CEO Enable Consultation Services   Read more

Medi Aide Emergency Training's Senior Training Consultant, Bryan Pittavino is recognised as one of South Australia's best Emergency First Aid Trainers.  This is reflected in the many Testimonials received by Medi Aide Emergency Training. Read more

 ... Bryan is innovative in his approach and is flexible to be able to adapt the training for any industry - OHSW Co-Ordinator, Uniting Care Wesley Read more

... Medi Aide Emergency Training are also exceptional in the service of providing a resuscitation manakin (dummy) per student, thus reducing the chance of cross infection as well as streamlining the learning experience by not having to wait in line for a turn - Lecturer, TAFE Noarlunga Campus Read more

... Since his first presentation Bryan has delivered this course exceptionally well.  His ability to communicate with younger people and past experience as a paramedic has enabled him to do it in a very professional manner - Light Automotive Lecturer, MTA Group Training Scheme Read more

... Bryan and his crew are able to offer a tailor made training session that is informative, fun and at times very realistic - Project Manager Transmission, Bilfinger Berger Services Read more