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HLTAID015 Provide Advanced resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy 1

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Course Name

HLTAID015 – Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

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Course Cost

$120 (may vary)

Course Duration​

5 Hours

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Previously Known as
  • Workplace Level 2
  • Senior first aid
  • First aid refresher
  • Apply first aid
  • HLTFA311A
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HLTAID015 - Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy replaces The HLTAID007 course. The class is designed for medical and health professionals who require the use of oxygen therapy during emergencies.

HLTAID015 is an advanced course and requires that you have a fair amount of first aid knowledge to begin with. All students must first complete the HLTAID011 Provide First Aid course, as the information and skills from that training is required knowledge in HLTAID015.

Much of the training we provide at First Aid Courses Tasmania is hands-on, and the Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy course is no exception. Our training environment aims to give you the full support needed. When you take a First Aid Courses Tasmania course, you’re guaranteed to be led by a highly qualified and professionally experienced first aid trainer. The course format provides a safe space and endless opportunities for students to attempt the learnt tasks and ask as many questions as needed. 

The training will cover the following topics:

  • CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • AED use (Automated external defibrillator)
  • Assessing vital signs (respiration, pulse, oxygen saturation)
  • Basic airway adjuncts
  • The “Five Rights”
  • Safe administration of oxygen (legal requirements, correct use, cleaning, sterilisation and storage of oxygen equipment)

HLTAID015 Replaces HLTAID007

The previous version of this course was: HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation. The new course, HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy, is accepted anywhere HLTAID007 was previously needed.

The new standard includes the following certification:

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (previously HLTAID001)
  • HLTAID015 – Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy (previously HLTAID007)

We Get You Certified, Faster!

Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course is a single half-day seminar. The course is five hours (generally from 9 am – 2 pm, but these times may vary, so check our course calendar for up to date dates and times).

The training includes:

  • A qualified trainer demonstrates how to use crucial equipment and the skills and techniques needed during resuscitation and oxygen therapy.
  • The chance to ask questions and practise with the equipment, try out the techniques and skills demonstrated while supervised by the trainer.
  • Various practical assessments, including role-plays, observations, class debriefs, and written and verbal incident reports.

The course requires pre-reading. This material will be provided to you when you sign up for the course.

Same Day Certification

Having completed the Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy course, you will receive the following certificates:

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • HLTAID015 – Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

These are recognised Australia-wide. The HLTAID015 certificate is valid for three years from the issue date, while CPR training is valid for 12 months (as recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

The total cost for the HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course is $120, including all course materials and training resources. Remember to check our Daily Deals to see if we’re running any specials! And don’t forget, if you manage to find an equivalent training course available for a lower cost, we’ll match it, and save you an additional 10%!

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Enrolment Requirements

To be qualified to take HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy training, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You must be at least 14 years of age. If you’re under 18, you’ll need a signed consent form from a parent or guardian.
  2. You must first complete the HLTAID011 Provide First Aid course. It isn’t necessary to take this course with FirstAidPro but must be an adequately accredited HLTAID011 training course from a registered RTO. 
  3. The course also requires physical activity, particularly the CPR component. To be eligible to partake, you must be physically able to do the following:
    • Perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult manikin placed on the floor
    • Perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
    • Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock


First Aid Courses Tasmania works hard to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all participants. To this end, we do our best to follow all relevant government standards for Covid-19 safety. If you participate in one of our courses, you’ll need to respect the following safety measures:

  • Sign-in sheets for participants
  • Maintaining safe social distance when practical
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks
  • Equipment and materials are regularly cleaned and sterilised

We also request any unwell participants, especially those suffering from any flu-like symptoms, not to attend. Please contact us, and we’ll be happy to reschedule you for another time, at no additional cost to you.

Your Personal USI Number

The current government regulations require that anyone studying any form of accredited Vocational Education and Training (VET) have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number and provide it to their trainer. These are free, and it’s a quick and easy process to register for one. You can do so in about five minutes by visiting the USI website and applying for a number. Your USI number is unique to you. All accredited VET courses you study will be associated with that number – it’s a little like a Tax File Number.


Our Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy course is a blend of both theory and hands-on techniques.

Both theory and practical assessments take place during the class.

After training, as long as you have successfully completed the assessments, you’ll be certified. You’ll even receive your certificate that same day!

Advanced Techniques

There are a lot of aspects covered during the Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy course. In order to complete the training, you’ll need to demonstrate a full understanding of the following:

  • Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines
  • Safe Work Australia Code of Practice
  • Incident hazard and risk minimisation processes
  • Infection control procedures
  • Safe work practices for oxygen equipment and cylinders
  • Workplace or site first aid procedures
  • First aid kit contents
  • Education and Care Services National Law
  • State Education and Care Services Regulations
  • First aider Duty of Care requirements
  • First aider requirements for the currency of skill and knowledge
  • First aider skill and knowledge limitations
  • First aid parent/guardian consent
  • First aid privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Stress management techniques and available support for rescuers and children
  • The effect of positional change during CPR
  • The appropriate duration, hand placement, compression/ventilation cycles and cessation of CPR
  • AED use on children (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • AED safety and maintenance procedures
  • Chain of survival
  • Accessing and handing over to emergency services
  • Assessing the level of consciousness for infants and children
  • Fundamental anatomical differences and first aid considerations between infants, children and adults
  • Using suction devices
  • Benefits, contraindications and complications of a basic airway adjunct
  • Assessing and interpreting vital signs
  • Typical clinical values (respiration, pulse, oxygen saturation)
  • Identification of signs and symptoms and first aid management for life-threatening-bleeding
  • When oxygen is beneficial
  • When you should not use oxygen 
  • Benefits, contraindications and complications of providing oxygen
  • Benefits, contraindications and complications of suctions
  • Selecting and using various oxygen mask types and other oxygen therapy devices
  • Cleaning, maintaining, troubleshooting and storing different resuscitation and oxygen equipment
  • Safe use, storage and disposal of consumables
  • First aider and rescuer mental well-being and support


This course also expects you to prove the practical skills you’ve learnt by being able to provide first aid to:

  • A currently unconscious adult who is not breathing (CPR, AED, two-rescuer CPR, oxygen ventilation)
  • An unconscious adult who is regurgitating or vomiting (recovery position)
  • An unconscious child who is not breathing (CPR)
  • A casualty with blood loss of a life-threatening nature (tourniquet, haemostatic dressing)
  • A casualty requiring supplementary oxygen (Assess vitals, provide oxygen)


You’ll also be required to show that you’re capable of completing the following related tasks:

  • Identifying when to provide first aid
  • Following DRSABCD protocol (Danger, Response, Send for help, Airway, Breathing, CPR and Defibrillation)
  • Completing incident reports
  • Performing a handover to emergency services
  • Selecting appropriate resuscitation and oxygen equipment, and then cleaning, fixing and store it after use.

Why do I need Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy?

There are many professional roles where it’s important to know how to assist a victim who is suffering from breathing difficulties or hypoxemia. 

These conditions are beyond the range of basic first aid. They deal with equipment not available to the common people, like the use and maintenance of emergency oxygen equipment, which is extremely dangerous in untrained hands.

The HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course provides the skills needed during these situations. If you’re working in a role that requires you to provide this type of aid, this training is crucial!