Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training | Integrity College

HLTAID001 (Initial) Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Initial Training

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Entry requirement

This initial training is intended for students who have no prior training or experience. Students need to be at least 18 years old and be physically able to satisfactorily perform at least

  • 2 minutes of uninterrupted single-rescuer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) made up of 5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor and
  • 2 minutes of uninterrupted single-rescuer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) made up of 5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface

One on one consultation

Delivery mode and duration

This unit of competency requires attendance at a face to face training session and completion of practical assessment tasks.

The training session takes 6 hours including the practical assessment asks which requires the ability to provide resuscitation and respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life. One requirement of the training package is that you are to be assessed as physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor; including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions. There can be no exceptions to this requirement.

Learning Resources

The learning resources for this course are:

  • Heart Foundation- CPR Information Handbook
  • Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines
  • Australian Resuscitation Council Resources

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Level Required
Students will need to converse in English to take part in the scenarios in class. Specifically they need to be able to

  • Read information from a PowerPoint and whiteboard
  • Listen and understand verbal information delivered by an English-speaking trainer
  • Complete written incident report forms in English
  • Read and answer a multiple-choice question paper
  • Read and answer a short-written answer test
  • Listen to instructions of an Automated External Defibrillator with prompts delivered in English
  • Be able to count to 30

If a student is not confident with their LLN abilities we strongly recommend that they contact us

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Integrity College RTO Code: 45127 –V 2020 2
Course Brochure – HLTAID001 Initial Training personally prior to the commencement of course to discuss the appropriateness of the course for them.

Individuals who require additional help with Language, Literacy and Numeracy LLN can also access information by calling the Reading Writing Hotline on 1300 655 506 or refer to their website on

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Time and date

Courses are run weekly


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Enrolment procedure
Phone or email us and we will send you an information pack with available dates and times and an application form. All you need to do is complete the application form and return this to us to
secure your place in the course of your choice.

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Contact details
Souha Mahmoud
Phone: 02 8729 7610

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