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Provide First Aid - May 2020

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 from 9:15 am to 4:30 pm (AEST)

Provide First Aid - May 2020

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee GST
CHSP funded services volunteer
For volunteers working in CHSP funded services located within the LGA's of the City of Sydney, Woollahra, Waverley, Randwick, Bayside.
04/05/2020 $100.00 $2.99 $10.30
CHSP funded services staff
For staff working in CHSP funded services located within the LGA's of the City of Sydney, Woollahra, Waverley, Randwick, Bayside.
04/05/2020 $100.00 $2.99 $10.30

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Course overview
This nationally accredited training is essential for staff and volunteers to meet the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) training requirements.


The training covers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response and life support as well as management of the casualty, incident and other bystanders.



Pre requisites 


USI: The Commonwealth Government has introduced 'Unique Student Identifier' numbers. It's mandatory that all students attending this training register for a free USI prior to commencement. Registering only takes a few minutes -


The trainer will email you an online registration form that you must complete before attending the course. If you do not hold a current First Aid Certificate you will be required to read an online workbook and complete a quiz before attending the training.


If you are renewing your qualification, please bring your current First Aid certificate with you to the training so the trainer may sight the document. If you do not have a current First Aid certificate you will be required to complete a workbook as a prerequisite. 


Clothing - please ensure you wear comfortable clothing that allows you to get down on the floor in order to complete training assesments and participate in various learning scenarios.



Topics covered

  • Chain of survival 
  • Assessing the situation 
  • Signs of life 
  • Performing CPR 
  • Use of an automated external defibrillator 
  • Care of the unconscious person 
  • Special techniques for children & infants
  • CPR in special circumstances 
  • Breathing emergencies including 
    choking & asthma 
  • Cardiac emergencies 
  • Severe allergic reaction 
  • Shock 
  • Bleeding & wound care
  • Burns & scalds
  • Extremes of heat & cold 
  • Poisoning 
  • Altered conscious states 
  • Bites & stings 
  • Musculoskeletal injuries 
  • Infection control 
  • Reporting procedures


Who should participate?


Priority of access to this training is given to staff and volunteers currently working in Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) funded services located in the local government areas of: The City of Sydney, Woollhara, Waverley, Randwick and Bayside.



How do I get there? 


There are a number of different transport options for you to choose from depending upon your departure point.  

  • Trains: take a train to Bondi Junction Train Station or Central Train Station & then connect with the relevant bus (see below). 
  • Available bus routes: From Bondi Junction Train Station - 400, 353, 355. From Central Train Station - 393, M10. Or check available routes here 
  • Driving: Free on street parking is available in the streets behind the library. 

Bookings close 3pm Monday 4th May 2020 




About the facilitator

Mary Blankevoort has been a trainer for 14 years and worked in the corporate sector and as a volunteer in many capacities throughout her career. Her First Aid experience is extensive and she has worked with St John's Ambulance, Training Course Professionals and Allies Training Pty Ltd to mention a few. Currently Mary is an accredited Trainer and Assessor working in partnership with the Registered Training Organisation Allens Training Pty Ltd. She is an energetic and engaging teacher who strives to provide professional training that's also entertaining.

Have questions about Provide First Aid - May 2020 ? Contact The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

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When & Where

Lionel Bowen Library
Level 2
669 - 673 Anzac Parade
Maroubra, NSW 2035

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 from 9:15 am to 4:30 pm (AEST)

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The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

The Volunteer & Service Training (VAST) Programme specialises in the delivery of Learning and Development opportunities for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) funded services' for staff, managers, board members and volunteers across Eastern Sydney and the City of Sydney.

VAST provides face to face courses, managers' breakfasts, volunteer training, customised training opportunities, including our highly sought after, "Subsidised Training" program. 

VAST is part of the Southern Sydney Connection partnership with 3Bridges and STARS and is a programme of The Junction Neighbourhood Centre.

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