HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation | Canberra

CPR Training in Canberra

Aspen Medical Training Academy now delivers HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) courses in Canberra.

The CPR course teaches the skills and knowledge to perform CPR under the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, which can support a casualty’s life until further assistance arrives.

In this course, you will develop the knowledge and confidence to perform CPR on both adults and infants and deliver additional lifesaving techniques, including using an AED (Automated external defibrillator).

Award issued

Participants who are deemed competent upon completing all the course requirements (theory and practical assessments) will receive a Statement of Attainment in:

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course information

  • This course is for all persons who may be required to provide CPR in various situations, including in the home, in the workplace and the wider community.
  • There are no pre-requisites for this first aid course.
  • The Safe Work Australia First Aid in the Workplace Model Code of Practice requires employers to ensure their nominated first aiders attend training regularly to remain current. The Code of Practice recommends that refresher CPR training be carried out annually (12 months).

Course requirements

  • All participants must be able to kneel on the floor while performing 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR, as per the assessment requirements set in the Unit of Competency.
  • All participants must have a moderate understanding of English to be able to complete the course.

Course duration

  • 4 hours face-to-face


  • Two hours face-to-face plus eLearning.

Assessment requirements

Participants are required to complete both theory and practical assessments.

  • Theory assessments (either eLearning or face-to-face) consist of multiple-choice and True/False questions.
  • Experienced trainers assess practical assessments during the face-to-face session. These assessments apply hands-on practical techniques and skills, including CPR on adult and infant manikins and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) – Please be aware all participants will need to complete two (2) minutes of CPR on an adult manikin on the floor.

Essential outcomes

  • Respond to an emergency.
  • Perform CPR procedures and operate an AED.
  • Communicate details of the incident.
  • Review the incident.

Course Locations

The Aspen Medical Training Academy delivers courses all around Australia and offer training for your team on-site at your preferred location.

Cost: $60

Contact the Aspen Medical Training Academy to discuss your training needs.

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