Wilderness first aid
How Can Training Benefit You?
• Nationally Recognised Units of Competency upon
successful completion of the course
• Develop your existing skills further and learn new
• Opportunity to have your existing skills recognised
with a nationally recognised qualification
• Improves your career prospects
This unit of competency can be used as part credit towards
the nationally certified course Certificate IV in Outdoor
What Content is covered in the Training?
A Wilderness First Aid Skill Set will help you to further
develop your career by enhancing skills in areas such as:
Emergency Response, First Aid and WH&S. Employers are
seeking these skills as part of their risk management
procedures and policies.
Successful completion will provide students with the ability to
work in jobs that may include:
• Outdoor Guide / Instructor
• Remote Industrial Worker
• Search and Rescue
Employers value the skills students bring to the workplace
following completion of this skill set.
Wilderness First Aid Skill Set
Students will need to complete the 5 units of competency
as outlined below:
• HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
• SISOOPS305A Provide First Aid in a Remote
• SISXEMR201A Respond to an Emergency Situation
Who Can Undertake the Training?
To successfully complete our training we require students
to be competent in written and spoken English.
Our course is completed over 5 days, after 20 hours of
How is the course delivered?
An experienced and qualified trainer delivers the training
and assessment over 5 days. The course delivered
includes both theoretical and practical elements. The
practical elements are completed as scenarios throughout
the duration of the course. The delivery of training will
include individual scenarios, group scenarios, trainer
discussions and pre–course reading.
Days 1-2 are spent in the classroom and outside covering
the fundamentals of a first aid response. Day 3 is spent
mostly outside elaborating on long term patient care.
An assessment of your work will be undertaken to
determine your level of achievement of competency
against industry standards. Your trainer will work with you
to assist you in achieving competency standards. The
assessment process will include a multiple-choice test,
practical demonstrations, observation and written