This course applies to a wide range of settings where first aid emergencies may occur. It is relevant for people working in education, aged and community care, sport, outdoor recreation, travel and tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises as well as in home or other community environments. It covers all the content of 'Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation', 'Provide basic emergency life support' plus a range of additional topics in first aid for trauma and common medical conditions.

The 'express' program provides refresher training for people who have previously attained the unit. It combines eLearning to refresh theoretical understanding of the topics with time-efficient, comprehensive face-to-face practical skills training and assessment.