HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

In a relaxed and enjoyable environment, you will achieve the skills and knowledge required to effectively provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.  This course (HLTAID009) is included in our Provide First Aid (HLTAID011) course.

FirstAid Advantage - Registered Training Organisation: 45751

  • Face-to-face training
  • Course learner guide provided on enrolment
  • Nationally accredited certificate on successful completion
  • Online Booking and payment available
  • Online learning option currently in development


On successful completion and verified USI, your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, usually the evening after the course. The Unit of Competency on the Statement of Attainment is:

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation


4 hours

Normally 8am to 11am

Qualification Validity

In line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, the CPR course requires assessment every 12 months. Some refer to this as refresher or renewal training. Our student management system will remind you when your units of competency’s are due to be renewed.

Course Cost

$79.00 per participant. GST Free

A group booking for 8 or fewer participants is $632.00, then $79.00 for every extra participant. Training can be held at your workplace or our training room. Please email or speak to one of the team to arrange training.  We have a corporate portal that allows training managers to self manage staff enrolment in either a corporate booking or in one of our public courses.



48 Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour

Entry Requirements

This course is not normally offered to people who do not have prior CPR training or certification. If you have not done CPR in previous years, you should first do HLTAID011 Provide first aid, as we offer this for first time learners.

It is recommended participants have sufficient English language and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the training.

Participants will be required to undertake practical training and assessments. This includes demonstrating CPR on a manikin (placed on the floor) for a period of two minutes. If you have a current injury, poor mobility or other concern, please discuss this prior to enrolling.


Minimum Age

Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian. Enrolments for participants under of the age of 14 are not accepted.

Requirements for Successful Completion

Participants are required to attend 100% of this first aid training, and successfully demonstrate competence in all assessment activities.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirements

Participants will need suitable LLN skills to complete the following tasks/skills:

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

Topics covered in CPR

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

Guidelines and procedures including:

  • relevant ARC guidelines to managing the unconscious breathing and non-breathing casualty and provision of CPR
  • potential incident hazards and risk minimisation processes when providing first aid
  • infection control procedures, including use of standard precautions and resuscitation barrier devices
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • first aid codes of practice
  • appropriate workplace or site procedures relevant to the provision of first aid


Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:

  • duty of care requirements
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent and how it relates to the conscious and unconscious casualty
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • awareness of potential need for stress management techniques and available support for rescuers


Considerations when providing CPR, including:

  • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED
  • safety and maintenance procedures for an AED
  • chain of survival
  • how to access emergency services


Techniques for providing CPR to adults, children and infants including:

  • how to recognise that a casualty is unconscious and not breathing normally
  • rate, ratio and depth of compressions and ventilations
  • correct hand positioning for compressions
  • basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR.

Booking Calendar

Booking calendar is coming soon