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You are enrolling in a Wilderness First Aid (first timer course) - Blue Mountains
Course Start date: 20 Apr 2024
You are enrolling into a 5 day Wilderness First Aid course.
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This course will be held at the Blackheath RSL Sub Branch
218 Katoomba St, Katoomba, 2780, NSW.
Course hours approximately 9am - 5pm each day.
Parking: NO Parking on Premises. Please park on the surrounding streets.
This nationally accredited course is valid for 3 years. SISSS00126 - Wilderness First Aid Skillset
Once you have enrolled you will be required to
1. make payment for the course either online or through bank transfer
2. complete the online pre course work material (you will emailed your login details for this approximately 2 weeks prior to the face to face training)
Prior to enroling you will need to confirm that you have read the student pre ernolment information which can be found here.
The course is designed for those who work in the wilderness tourist / education industry in a leadership capacity or who are preparing to do so and require the skills and knowledge to provide advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders and provide first aid to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation until the arrival of medical or other assistance. It is intended for those wishing to provide first aid in remote areas.
LENGTH OF COURSE
Pre theory course work & 5 days practical and assessment – new entrant pathway.
The following Skill Set has been identified through consultation with the Outdoor Council of Australia (OCA), the peak body for the Outdoor Recreation industry and will be utilised as the basis for the registration requirements of programs like the National Outdoor Leader Registration Scheme (NOLRS). This course is also known as Remote Area First Aid which course satisfies the Code of Practice – First Aid in the Workplace and NSW Adventure Activity Standards.
There are no stated prerequisites for this course but you are required to
• complete the online training prior to commencement of the course.
• attend all 5 days practical & assessment.
We can provide assistance for Language, Literacy and Numeracy. If you have a Disability please contact administration on 02 47222471 or info@5startraining prior to starting the course.
The fee for this course is $745
Associated course costs:
Due to the practical nature of the course, participants are advised to wear clothing appropriate for outdoor activities. You will be required to bring the following items:
• Day pack
• Appropriate outdoor style of clothing
• Sunscreen and hat
• Food (lunch and snacks)
Fee paying students are eligible for refunds in certain cases. For more details, please refer to refund policy in the pre enrolment information.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Wilderness First Aid Management of a range of illness and injuries which includes:
• Steps of Accident Management
• Pulse Oximetry
• Treating Trauma related injuries
• Traction Splinting
• Reduction of Dislocations
• New Head Injury Assessment
• Cardiac arrest
• External haemorrhage
• Fractures, sprains, strains
• Unconscious casualty
• Performing CPR
• Using a AED
• Snake, spider bites
• Heat & Cold related illness
Assessment for this course requires successful completion of:
• pre course material prior to course commencement
• a written theory test
• ongoing practical first aid responses.
PREVIOUS STUDIES RECOGNITION
Any requests for recognition of prior learning will be considered by 5 Star Training & Consulting. Please contact the office on 02 47222471 or email email@example.com or speak with your teacher for more information.
There are no early exit points for this course of study.
Students are issued with course learning materials, workbooks and handouts relevant to each unit.
The skills gained in this course may be used in a wide variety of occupations that may work in remote or wilderness work environments including: outdoor guides, outdoor recreation enthusiasts; tourism; environmental management; forestry; mining exploration; the pastoral industry.
UNITS IN THIS COURSE: SISSS00126 - Wilderness First Aid Skillset
HLTAID011 Provide first aid (incorporates HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
SISOFLD004 - Provide first aid in remote locations
SISXEMR002 - Coordinate emergency responses
STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Please refer to the pre enrolment information for new students for detailed information. This can be found at www.5startraining.com.au
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
T. 02 47222471
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