HLTAID009 Perform CPR

This course is designed to give participants or refresh the skills to perform CPR in accordance with the guidelines and principles recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council and other peak bodies and requires annual recertification

About this course


This course is designed to give participants the skills to perform CPR in accordance with the guidelines and principles recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other peak bodies

Length of Course

2 hour practical assessment


This nationally recognized course Perform CPR. This course satisfies the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines. Qualification is taken from the HLT Health Training Package.

Eligibility/Entry Requirements

There are no stated prerequisites for this course

Support Services

We can provide assistance for Language, Literacy and Numeracy.  If you have a Disability please contact administration on (02) 4722 2471 or info@5startraining.com.au prior to starting the course.


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?

The specific topics covered by the course include:

  • Chain of survival
  • Assessing the situation
  • Performing CPR
  • Demonstrating the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Care of the collapsed, unconscious person
  • Special techniques for children and infants
  • CPR in special circumstances
  • Infection control
  • Reporting procedures


Participants will be assessed through the demonstration of:

  • practical skills
  • participation in role plays
  • analysis of case studies
  • written quiz

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment: Perform CPR HLTAID009

Physical Requirement:

  • You will be required to perform 2 minutes of CPR on a manikin placed on the floor

Previous Studies Recognition

This course format is designed for students who have already completed any of the following units and who are looking to renew/update their CPR currency.

HLTFA301B - Apply First Aid
HLTFA301C - Apply First Aid
HLTFA311A - Apply First Aid

Any requests for recognition of prior learning will be considered by 5 Star Training & Consulting.  Please contact the office on 02 4722 2471 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.


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

Career Pathways

Possible occupational titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • First Aid Officer

Program Content

HLTAID009 - Perform CPR (requires annual refresher)

Student Rights Responsibilities

Please refer to the Pre enrolment information for new students for detailed information.

For More information

Phone: 02 4722 2471

Email:  info@5startraining.com.au