Why Choose Harness?

Harness is a leader in safety training and a major player in labour hire across a diverse range of mid-high risk environments and industries. With over a decade of operation, zero non-conformance issues since our inception as a Registered Training Organisation, we now train over 8,000 personnel each year – consistently supplying our clients with compliant, well-trained and safe employees. Through our rigorous training and passionate instructors, it is our vision to prevent fatalities and injuries, minimise down-time and reduce associated costs to individuals, to families, and to businesses.

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Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
16 December 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm BRISBANE 14
13 January 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm BRISBANE 9
27 January 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm BRISBANE 9
Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
7 December 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 4
14 December 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
4 January 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
11 January 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
18 January 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
25 January 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
1 February 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
8 February 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
15 February 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
22 February 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
1 March 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
8 March 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
15 March 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
22 March 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
29 March 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
12 April 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
19 April 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
26 April 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
3 May 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
10 May 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
17 May 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
24 May 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
31 May 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm PNG 6
Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
8 December 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm TOOWOOMBA 1

Introduction:

This course is designed to provide individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to provide first aid in any situation. This course covers techniques to manage unconscious casualties‚ major injuries, allergic reactions, infections, fractures, sprains and strains; and CPR. 
 
All assessments for this course have been designed to assess an individuals competence within the Australian 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:

  • HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

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 experience and training in First Aid. 

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

The Harness First Aid course ensures you walk away with knowledge of: 

State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including: 

  • ARC guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and First Aid 
  • Safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards 
  • Infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions 
  • Requirements for currency of skill and knowledge

Legal, workplace and community considerations including: 
  • Awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • Duty of care requirements
  • Respectful behaviour towards a casualty 
  • Own skills and limitations 
  • Consent
  • Privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Importance of debriefing 
Considerations when providing first aid including: 
  • Airway obstruction due to body position
  • Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • Appropriate use of an AED
  • Chain of survival
  • Standard precautions
  • How to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
Principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios: 
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Basic care of a wound
  • Bleeding control
  • Burns
  • Cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • Choking and airway obstruction 
  • Crush injuries 
  • Diabetes 
  • Dislocations 
  • Drowning 
  • Envenomation 
  • Environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke 
  • Eye and ear injuries 
  • Fractures 
  • Febrile convulsions 
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries 
  • Minor skin injuries 
  • Needle stick injuries 
  • Poisoning and toxic substances 
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma 
  • Seizures, including epilepsy 
  • Shock 
  • Soft tissue injuries, including strains and sprains 
  • Stroke 
  • Unconsciousness 
Basic anatomy and physiology relation to:  
  • How to recognise a person is not breathing normally 
  • Chest 
  • Response/consciousness 
  • Upper airway and effect of positional change 
  • Considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions 

Content: