HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

HLTAID009 Provide First Aid provides the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

CPR training provides the knowledge and skills for first aiders to deliver lifesaving CPR, which can assist to support a casualty’s life until further assistance arrives.

You will gain the knowledge and confidence to perform CPR on both adults and infants, and deliver additional lifesaving techniques, including the use of 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 aimed at all persons who may be required to provide CPR in various situations, including in the home, in the workplace and in 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 on a regular basis to remain current. The Code of Practice recommends that refresher CPR training be carried out annually (12 months) and HLTAID011 Provide First Aid qualifications should be renewed every three (3) years.

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


  • 2¬†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.
  • Practical assessments will be conducted 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 2 minutes of CPR on an adult manikin on the floor.

Essential outcomes

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

Course Locations

Our HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course is available in various locations around Australia.

We also offer training for your team, on-site at your location.

Click here to find the next course nearest to you, or contact our training team to discuss your options.

Cost: $60

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