Application and Relevance

This unit applies to a range of industries where first aiders need to be trained in the use of specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation, including defibrillators, medical oxygen and advanced airway management devices. It is relevant for designated first aiders, especially those working in manufacturing, construction, mining or any occupation involving remote or hazardous work.


There are no prerequisite units for this course. It is recommended that participants have language and literacy skills equivalent to level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

Participants should also have the ability to meet the considerable physical demands of the practical skills.