DESCRIPTION

The course is designed for those who work in the wilderness tourist / education industry in a leadership capacity or who are preparing to do so and require the skills and knowledge to provide advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders and provide first aid to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation until the arrival of medical or other assistance. It is intended for those wishing to provide first aid in remote areas.

 

LENGTH OF COURSE

Pre theory course work & 3 days practical and assessment – recertification/upgrade pathway.

 

ACCREDITATION

The following Skill Set has been identified through consultation with the Outdoor Council of Australia (OCA), the peak body for the Outdoor Recreation industry and will be utilised as the basis for the registration requirements of programs like the National Outdoor Leader Registration Scheme (NOLRS). This course is also known as Remote Area First Aid which course satisfies the Code of Practice – First Aid in the Workplace and NSW Adventure Activity Standards.

 

 

ELIGIBILITY/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no stated prerequisites for this course but you are required to

  • complete the online training prior to commencement of the course.
  • print your theory certificate and
  • attend all three days practical & assessment
  • have previously held a remote area or wilderness first aid qualification.

 

SUPPORT SERVICES

We can provide assistance for Language, Literacy and Numeracy.  If you have a Disability please contact administration on 02 47393236 or info@5startraining prior to starting the course.

 

FEES

The fee for this course is $425

 

Associated course costs:    Due to the practical nature of the course, participants are advised to wear clothing appropriate for outdoor activities.  You will be required to bring the following items:

  • Day pack
  • Closed cell or inflatable sleeping mat
  • Appropriate outdoor style of clothing
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Your own food and drinks

 

 

REFUNDS

Fee paying students are eligible for refunds in certain cases. For more details, please refer to refund policy in the pre enrolment information.

 

WHAT WILL YOU  LEARN?

Wilderness First Aid Management of a range of illness and injuries which includes:

  • Steps of Accident Management
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Treating Trauma related injuries
  • Traction Splinting
  • Reduction of Dislocations
  • New Head Injury Assessment
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Cardiac arrest
  • External haemorrhage
  • Fractures, sprains, strains
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Performing CPR
  • Using a AED
  • Snake, spider bites
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Diabetes
  • Heat & Cold related illness

 

ASSESSMENT

Assessment for this course requires successful completion of:

  • pre course material prior to course commencement
  • a written theory test
  • ongoing  practical first aid responses.

 

PREVIOUS STUDIES RECOGNITION

Any requests for recognition of prior learning will be considered by 5 Star Training & Consulting.  Please contact the office on 02 47222471 or email info@5startraining.com.au or speak with your teacher for more information.

 

EXIT POINTS

There are no early exit points for this course of study.

 

RESOURCES

Students are issued with course learning materials, workbooks and handouts relevant to each unit.

 

CAREER PATHWAYS

The skills gained in this course may be used in a wide variety of occupations that may work in remote or wilderness work environments including: outdoor guides, outdoor recreation enthusiasts; tourism; environmental management; forestry; mining exploration; the pastoral industry.

 

UNITS THIS COURSE

HLTAID003          Provide first aid

SISOPS305A        Provide first aid in a remote location

SISXEMR201A      Respond to emergency situation

SISXEMR402A      Coordinate emergency situations

SISXOHS101A       Follow occupational health and safety policies

 

 

 

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Please refer to the pre enrolment information for new students for detailed information.  This can be found at www.5startraining.com.au

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

T. 02 47393236

E.  info@5startraining.com.au

W. www.5startraining.com.au