Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Course Overview

This nationally recognised course provides participants with the necessary skills to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.


4 hours


Delivered at one of Competency Training’s national training centres, or at a client’s facility.


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This CPR course will enable participants to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

On completion of the course, participants will be able to respond to an emergency and perform CPR. The course content includes:

  • Legislation and standards, including the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines
  • Duty of care requirements
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Practical performance of CPR on an adult and an infant manikin
  • Management of an unconscious breathing casualty
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Participants must perform the following practical tasks as part of the assessment process:

  • Perform CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin
  • Perform CPR on an infant resuscitation manikin
  • Operate and follow the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

In recognition of our client base, we also discuss site emergency procedures where 000/ambulance isn’t the main emergency contact. Additionally, if site emergency procedures are provided ahead of time, the instructor will refer to them during the training.

This course also meets the requirement for annual CPR refresher training.


Units of competency

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for all site personnel who require CPR certification. It also meets the requirement for annual CPR refresher training.


In accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines, Competency Training recommends that this training is refreshed annually.


Competency Training also offers a nationally recognised Low Voltage Rescue course. The prerequisite for the Low Voltage Rescue unit is cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and the two units can be delivered as a combined course for company clients. The combined course duration is 8 hours.

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COVID-19 Update: COVID-19 Update: Our team is working hard to ensure that there is minimal disruption to training courses during these times. Please adhere to social distancing rules at all times and follow your local government guidelines when attending training courses at our facilities. If you have any questions, please contact us on 1300 872 585 for more information