Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Skills and knowledge required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

Course duration

Half day

Who should attend

People who haven’t recently completed first aid training and are requried to learn the skills and knowledge to provide CPR.

Course includes

  • DRSABCD steps
  • responding to an emergency
  • performing CPR procedures – application of compressions and rescue breathing when a person is unresponsive and breathing abnormally
  • communicating details of the incident
  • performing CPR to sustain brain function and life until medical support arrives.


  • completion of online pre-learning for HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • your Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI please apply for one via the USI website.

Special requirements

  • you will need to complete pre-learning before attending this course. You will receive an email from St Johns containing a link to the pre-learning questionnaire shortly after your enrolment is confirmed.
  • you will be required to show photo ID to the trainer at the start of the training day

What to wear

PTS training room standards apply:

  • smart casual attire (no shorts)
  • enclosed footwear

For more information about Western Power PPE requirements view the Western Power PPE Procedure


Assessments are included in this course.

  • As part of these units of competency you will be required to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin (placed on the floor) and 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an infant manikin (placed on a firm surface).
  • When deemed competent a statement of attainment will be awarded.

Associated Authorisations

Z0065 Perform CPR
For information on how to apply for an Authorisation, contact the Authorisations Team

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently available that suit your needs, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001)

Related Courses