Course Overview


This course is designed to provide individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

All assessments for this course have been designed to assess an individuals competence within the Australia Qualification Framework, relevant Training Package, RII, Australian and Industry expectations; as well as Commonwealth and State Legislation.

All units of competency consists of both written and practical components and individuals will be assessed accordingly.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Successful students will be awarded the unit of competencies:
  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Learning Methods:

The mode of delivery for this course is face to face in a classroom environment as well as significant practical elements outside of the classroom.
In the delivery of this course, our trainers focus on providing an individualised adult learning environment that considers the learner’s employment history and experience in the industry.
Theory is presented in a supportive learner centered environment designed to provide functional theoretical knowledge that is directly applicable to real world tasks.
Learning materials provided include the Harness student handbook and participants will be advised in advance of attending the course if there are any materials to be provided by them.

Course Content

When it comes to CSE training, Harness makes sure that all participants leave with the skills they need to effectively and safely work in confined spaces. At all of our training facilities, participants will learn the correct bst practice procedures essential to undertaking confined space work.

While based on Australian Standard AS 2865, the courses at Harness go beyond what is required. With our experienced trainers, we can help workers and organisations meet their needs by offering comprehensive learning solutions. 

Respond to an emergency situation:
  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR
  • Seek assistance from emergency response services
Perform CPR procedures:
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty 
  • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer's instructions
Communicate details of the incident:
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services 
  • Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate 
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies. 

Contact us on  1800 HARNESS ( 61 7 3292 0700) or email today to find out more!

You can view our terms and conditions and student handbook here before making a decision to train with us.