HLTAID015 - Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

HLTAID015 - Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

Course Description

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and application of oxygen, airway management de-vices, and automated external defibrillators during resuscitation, and to administer oxygen to conscious and unconscious breathing causalities.

Course Content

  • Recognise an emergency situation and convey details of the incident to emergency services
  • Assess the casualty and develop a management plan
  • Check resuscitation equipment including defibrillation equipment
  • Maintain an airway by: Using suction and oropharyngeal airways (OP airways)
  • Resuscitate a casualty using two person techniques using oxygen equipment and defibrillator
  • Use oxygen to provide therapy
  • Recover and restore oxygen equipment
  • Manage life threatening bleeding the application of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • Recover and restore defibrillation equipment
  • Contribute to workplace reporting of an incident and psychological impacts on self and others

Entry Requirements

Participants must be a minimum of 15 years of age on the date of final assessment. Participants must hold one of the following units of competency: - HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid


The duration of the course is approximately 8 hours (Plus pre-course learning to be completed by all full course participants prior to the training day).


This course is assessed through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

Please note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive the SLSA Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate and a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the following units of competency:

  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID015 - Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy


To ensure your skills and knowledge remain current re-certification must occur annually from date of course.

Course Fee

  • Please contact an Academy Business Officer (02) 9471 8000

Onsite training is available throughout NSW and the ACT for a minimum of 6 participants. Group discounts may apply.

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