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Odyssey Institute will be offering First Aid competency programs in HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR update).

These will be provided via a blended delivery mode (partially online and classroom based).

We will be providing regular intakes for the public with options for employers – AOD agencies and other community services organisations – to set up sessions for worker intakes.

Face to face component can be provided at our Footscray training facility or your workplace. Contact us for group bookings via studentadmin@odyssey.org.au 

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

(includes CPR)

HLTAID009

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

This program enables a person to provide First Aid and to coordinate a First Aid response to a casualty and/or until the arrival of medical assistance (if required).

The Safe Work Australia First Aid Model Code of Practice recommends that refresher training in CPR should be undertaken annually from the date of issue and First Aid qualifications should be renewed every three years from the date of issue to maintain currency.

Many workers in AOD and related fields need to undertake this competency as an update (every 12 months). This program provides participants with knowledge and skills to provide CPR to a person who is unconscious or not breathing.

The program adheres to the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

Course snapshot

Course snapshot

Competency overview

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The competency applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of community and workplace settings.

Competency overview

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. CPR applies to all persons who may work in a range of community and workplace settings.

Upon completion

  • Statement of Attainment – Current for 3 years.
  • This competency and statement also recognises competency to HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – current for 12 months

Upon completion

  • Statement of Attainment – Current for 12 months. 
  • This competency and statement recognises competency to HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – current for 12 months

Delivery formats/modes

Odyssey offers our HLTAID011 Provide First Aid via a combination of flexible blended online delivery that features:

  • Anytime-anywhere access to learning materials and written assessment task to be submitted online.
  • Trainer led practical classroom-based session of 5 – 6 hours when practical skills are assessed.

Delivery formats/modes

Odyssey offers our HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation via flexible blended online delivery that features:

  • Anytime-anywhere access to learning materials and assessment tasks and methods information
  • Trainer led practical classroom-based session of 3 hours when practical skills are assessed.

Fee

$125.00

Fee

$75.00

Payment

We cannot reserve your place in a Program until you make full payment. We ask that participants pay their entire course fee in advance via card over the phone.  To discuss, contact the Student Admin team on (03) 8537 7115

Please note: We are able to take payments via phone, however unfortunately we are unable to take course bookings over the phone. You must apply via the application links online or contact Student Admin to be emailed an application form

If you are a current enrolled Odyssey student completing one of our AOD courses, or have completed another course with us previously, please do not book via the website and contact the Admin team to enrol at studentadmin@odyssey.org.au

Delivery location

We offer our First Aid Programs at our Footscray office.

North West Metro AOD Service

Level 1, 202 Nicholson St, Footscray
The closest train station is Footscray Station with an approx. 3 min walk.

Enrol

Provide First Aid (includes CPR)

DatesTimeLocationClick to enrol
Wednesday 05/06/249:30am to 4:30pmFootscray Enrol
Friday 28/06/249:30am to 4:30pmFootscray Enrol
Wednesday 03/07/249:30am to 4:30pmFootscray Enrol
Friday 17/05/249:30am to 4:30pmFootscray Enrol

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

DatesTimeLocationClick to enrol
Wednesday 08/05/249:30am to 12:00pmFootscray Enrol
Friday 17/05/249:30am to 12:00pmFootscray Enrol
Wednesday 05/06/249:30am to 12:00pmFootscray Enrol
Friday 28/06/249:30am to 12:00pmFootscray Enrol

Cancellations and Refunds Policy

Our courses are in high demand and there are non-refundable fees which apply to all course cancellations. These are:

$50 Administration Fee

You must advise us of your need to cancel your place in a program at least 5 business days before the commencement of your first session to be able to receive a refund (total fees paid minus the non-refundable fees detailed above). If you fail to inform us of the cancellation with less than 5 business days’ notice before the first session, you will forfeit all fees paid unless you can demonstrate documented evidence of your unforseen absence (eg. a medical certificate). Consider if you need to cancel your place or transfer to another session (see Transfers Policy below.)

Transfers Policy

Please note that your payment is a reservation only for the program dates you have booked.  We expect that you will attend the dates advertised for each program. If you wish to transfer your booking to other dates as advertised, you must advise us of this more than 5 business days before the commencement of the session. Transfers will only be allowed where there are vacancies available in alternative programs and you provide us with sufficient notice to make arrangements for replacement participants in the program. With sufficient notice (more than 5 business days) we will accept your request without charge. Transfers requested with less than 5 business days’ notice, may result in you forfeiting your fees paid, unless you can provide documented evidence of your unforeseen absence requirement (eg. a medical certificate).

Participants may not switch a date of their sessions of their booked program without providing documented evidence of their unforeseen absence requirement (e.g. a medical certificate). We will only grant these types of transfers where there are vacancies in future sessions and these transfers do not disadvantage other participants. If you cannot attend any sessions and do not advise us in advance, you will forfeit all fees paid.

COVID Information

Odyssey is keen to ensure our participants can complete their courses in a safe way. Please be assured that all our facilitators and staff have up to date COVID vaccination status and our face to face sessions will be provided in spaces that enable the maintenance of social distancing and that air quality will be monitored throughout program sessions. Please note the following:

  • If you are unwell or have symptoms of cold, fever, coughing, sneezing or headaches, you must not attend our offices or sites. Your health and safety and that of our staff are our top priority.
  • Our staff take all precautionary measures to ensure that our facilities and equipment are cleaned and sanitised constantly. All facilities and equipment will be cleaned and sanitised before and after your program sessions. We also recommend that participants take regular Rapid Antigen Tests prior to and after all sessions.
  • Those who cannot attend their scheduled program because of ill health for any reason will need to provide medical certificate as per our cancellations, transfers and refunds policy.

Feedback, evaluation and complaints

All participants are offered the opportunity to provide feedback via completing an evaluation form at the conclusion of your course. Your feedback is confidential and is collated by Odyssey House and is used to inform improved services. If you wish to give a compliment, raise a concern or register a complaint then you may contact the Odyssey Institute Account Executive directly on (03) 8537 7111.

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You may also provide feedback, compliments and complaints of your experience with any aspect of training provided by Odyssey Institute directly to external agencies such as The Victorian Department of Education and Training and The Australian Skills Quality Authority websites.

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