Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Course

Conducted by our experienced first aid trainers, this cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course is designed to provide participants with skills and knowledge to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. Those who are required to provide emergency first aid response in the workplace or home should attend this course.

Your cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) qualification is recommended to be refreshed at least every 12 months. This course will provide that refresher qualification.

Our First Aid course is the minimum recommended qualification for anyone required to perform first aid in the workplace (this includes designated first aiders, personal trainers, child-care professionals etc) and includes the cardiopulmonary resuscitation component.

Our Advanced First Aid course provides more advanced skills required of those who work in larger facilities or groups or in areas where medical help may be delayed.

Face to Face

3 hours


2 hours


2 hours*

Enhanced Online

20 mins


$90 per person

Contact us for corporate / group pricing options.


Competency Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the following statement of attainment:

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Intrinsic Safety Training (ABN 61 135738856).

Allens RTO Third Party Delivery

Course Delivery Details

Course Duration:
  • Face to Face: 3 hours (minimum) full face to face course
  • Blended Delivery: 2 hours (minimum) face to face course with the addition of 1 hour self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
  • Refresher Training: 2 hours (minimum) face to face course – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates
  • Online Training with Face to Face Assessment: 20 minutes (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 3 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course.
Course Delivery Options

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an Intrinsic Safety Training or Third party facility.

Pre-Course Study Options

If there is pre-course study for the course, it is found in the student portal.

Students must have access to a computer, phone, tablet etc. with access to the internet to complete the pre-course study online.

Important information regarding course durations:

Course durations are reflective of group sizes between 4 and 15 students. 

If there are less students in a group course duration may be reduced by a maximum of 10%. 

Therefore, if a class size exceeds 15 students it may  be necessary to increase course duration.

Payment Terms

Individual bookings require payment upfront or at time of booking.

Group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and Intrinsic Safety Training.

Refund Policy

Please refer to our refund policy.

Course Content and Assessment

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures

  • Casualty assessment

  • Duty of care requirements

  • Consent

  • Recovery position

  • Privacy and confidentiality requirements

  • Considerations when providing CPR

  • Chain of survival

  • Performing CPR on both adults and infants

  • Appropriate use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

  • Defibrillator safety

Physical Requirements

Students will have to carry out various physical practical exercises. Therefore students should be capable of conducting the following activities:

  • Perform single rescuer CPR on an adult casualty , uninterrupted for 2 minutes

  • Perform single rescuer CPR on an infant casualty, uninterrupted for 2 minutes

It is a training package requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR manikin placed on the floor.

Assessment Components

Both practical (tasks and scenarios) and written theory assessments will be conducted during face to face training sessions.

Student Information

Students undertaking this course will have to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete this course

Personal Safety
  • Personal safety equipment must be provided by/for the student and worn during training

Venue Information/Catering

Students attending courses at our venues must provide:

  • Lunch (cafes operate within or close to all of our training venues)

  • Appropriate clothing (preferably long pants and closed footwear)

Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. By enrolling into any of our courses you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions outlined in our Student Handbook.

Identification Requirements

Students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

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