Provide basic emergency life support

This one-day course describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course Duration

1 day

Who Should Attend

People who are required to provide basic emergency life support.


The prerequisites for attendance at this course are:

  • must have a USI (participant must provide details at registration)

Learning outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Communicate details of the incident

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

PTSWA training room standards apply:

  • smart casual attire (no shorts)
  • enclosed footwear.

Note: Unless otherwise stated, Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.


Assessments are included in this course. Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level. When deemed competent a statement of attainment will be awarded.


Statement of Attainment

Associated Authorisations

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


  • students will be required to produce photographic identification to the trainer prior to the commencement of training
  • as part of these units of competency you will be required to perform 4 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor and 4 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an infant manikin placed on a firm surface

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

If there are no classes currently availble, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Provide basic emergency life support (HLTAID002)