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Provide First Aid - November

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (AEDT)

Provide First Aid - November

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Course overview

This nationally-recognised certificate training is essential for staff and volunteers to meet one of the four Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) training requirements.

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

Pre requisites 

USI: The Commonwealth Government have recently 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 -

Your trainer will email you an online registration form that you must complete before attending the course.

If you do not hold a First Aid Certificate you will be required to read an online workbook and complete a simple quiz before attending the training.

If you are renewing your certificate you will need to bring a copy of your First Aid Card or certificate. If you do not have a current First Aid certificate you will be required to complete a workbook as a prerequisite. 

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?

This nationally-recognised certificate training is essential for staff and volunteers to meet one of the four Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) training requirements.

About the facilitator

Mary Blankevoort has been a trainer for 11 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 which strives to provide professional training that's also entertaining.

Have questions about Provide First Aid - November? Contact The Junction Neighbourhood Centre

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When & Where

Bowen Library
Level 3
669/673 Anzac Parade
Maroubra, NSW 2035

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (AEDT)

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The Junction Neighbourhood Centre



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

We provide face to face courses, managers' breakfasts, volunteer training, customised training opportunities, including, "Tailored for Tomorrow" and new 90min Turbo Training workshops!

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

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