HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

The HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support course is nationally recognised and accepted by NSW Department of Education & Training (DET). It covers the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only and includes CPR.

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

Course Outline

  • Awareness of stress management techniques and available support
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Chain of survival
  • Duty of care requirements
  • First aid procedures including airway management and severe allergic reaction and administration of an auto injector
  • How to access emergency response support services/personnel
  • Need to be culturally aware, sensitive and respectful
  • Own skills and limitations
  • Privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Relevant workplace hazards
  • Understanding of the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), including when to use and when not to
  • Assess vital signs and response of casualty
  • Call an ambulance and/or medical assistance
  • Demonstrate first aid casualty management principles
  • Demonstrate consideration of the welfare of the casualty; control of external bleeding; correct procedures for CPR; standard precautions; safe manual handling of casualty
  • Identify and minimise hazards to health and safety of self and others


Training is delivered face to face including both theory and practical components including CPR, administration of auto injectors such as EpiPens and AnaPens, choking treatments, use of defibrillator and bandaging.


Each participant MUST complete the pre-course Knowledge Quiz by either doing the online eBook or a hard copy First Aid workbook version which can be collected from IOH.

For the eBook version

Click on the link below to take you to the Allens Training Pty Ltd website (IOH Partner RTO):


Once you are on this site you will need to register and start your pre-course workbook.

Choose the orange "Online Learning Box" to the right of the screen.

Choose: Click here to register and then start your pre-course workbook

When you are on the Home eLearning Landing Page you will be required to follow and complete the prompts as outlined.



  • Participants MUST bring the completed hard copy workbook or the printed online eBook Assessment Section along to the training day.
  • Participants MUST provide a USI number to the trainer on the day of training. Failure to provide this will mean that certification on completion of the course cannot be issued
  • Current Driver’s Licence or Photo ID required for all participants as Evidence of Identity.
  • If you are re-certifying, you must bring evidence of your previous Certification such as your wallet size card or original certificate. This must be presented to your trainer on the day. For re-certification, your qualification cannot be expired. Proof of currency is always required to be submitted (allowance for 'just expired' may be made depending on the trainer).

Award and Recognition

Successful participants will be awarded the following National Unit of Competency:

  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support 
Participants will be issued with an electronic certificate.
If participants wish to have an issue of paper certificates and/or wallet cards this may be at an additional cost and also attracts a postage and handling fee.


From 1st January 2015, when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised training course you will need to obtain and provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number. Certificates cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided.

*Delivered in partnership with HealthCorp - RTO 91222 (Qualification is issued by HealthCorp)

**Delivered in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd - RTO 90909

Student Written Agreement https://www.allenstraining.com.au/students/student-information.aspx