HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

This nationally accredited course develops the knowledge and skills to provide a remote first aid response and emergency life support to a casualty in a remote, wilderness or isolated environment. The emphasis of this highly practical course is on managing a casualty in a remote environment for an extended period of time. The course is conducted away from a classroom environment by highly skilled paramedics. This wilderness first aid course lends itself to experiential practical scenarios and role play. An online component of approximately 2+ hours (depending on previous first aid knowledge) is required to be completed before commencement of the course.

Premium Health delivers this unit of competency over two days face-to-face training and assessment.

The course is most suitable for:

• Teachers who travel to rural and outback Australia

• Camp organisers

• Bushwalkers

• Emergency services personnel

• 4 wheel drive enthusiasts

• Off road biking

• Kayakers, rafters and canoeists

• For a full description of course content, please refer to the unit of competence

                      • HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

For further information for schools, please refer to the attached PDF

For further information for organisations, please refer to the attached PDF

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Earlier this year I performed CPR on my husband. I could not believe how quickly I remembered the timing and because I felt so confident I did not panic.

– Premium Health First Aid Course Participant


“I have completed a number of courses with Premium Health
and I am always extremely satisfied.”

– Suzanne Richards, Viva Energy Australia (Shell)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a USI?

The Unique Student Identifier or USI is a reference number made up of 10 numbers and letters that:

  • creates a secure online record of your recognised training and qualifications gained in Australia, even from different training organisations
  • will give you access to your training records and transcripts (available in mid 2016)
  • can be accessed online, anytime and anywhere
Do I need a USI?

The Student Identifiers Act in 2014 requires that all students enrolled in nationally recognised training provide their Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with their USI. This is applicable to all HLT and VIC units.

How long is my course valid?

Provide First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis are valid for 3 years. It is recommended by the ARC that Provide CPR is updated annually

Where are your venues?

Premium Health offers public first aid training in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. See here.

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