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HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site

(Was HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations)

HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site giving specific instruction and practical training providing a lifesaving first aid response in a remote or isolated site where medical assistance may be delayed or evacuation is required.

HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site course in first aid for remote situations teaches preparation for first aid emergencies based on the site and in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

You will learn to assess a casualty, providing safety, contacting and relaying initial and concise information to assist emergency services to your location, undertaking triage for multiple casualties and providing ongoing care.

Instruction on basic first aid and CPR will be provided, as well as treatments specific to remote conditions, such as hypothermia or hyperthermia, head, neck and spinal injuries, using tourniquets and haemostatic dressings for life-threatening bleeding, and managing a casualty in shock.

HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site course covers completing incident documentation and debriefing, recognising areas for improvement, psychological impacts, the potential need for stress management and support, and seeking help as required.

Provider of Training and Assessment

This course “Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training RTO 90909” by Safe Act Pty Ltd
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Important information prior to enrolment

Course Location

This course will be delivered

Entry Requirments for HLTAID013 Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site
  • Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.
  • Pre-course study:   Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.
  • Online study:  Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
Course Duration
  • Face to Face –16 hours (2 days minimum) – full face to face course.
  • Blended delivery – N/A.
  • Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with an approx. scheduled 360 minutes (6 hours)face to face practical assessment in the training room.
  • Refresher training – N/A
Course Fees and Payments
  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
Assessment Requirements for HLTAID013 Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

Certificate Renewal Requirements

Certificates will require renewal after 36 months

Learning Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website ( for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Work Placement Arrangements

No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Assessment Activities

Assessment for HLTAID013 Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)
  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on the simulated first aid scenario
  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Manage a casualty with asthma
  • Manage a choking casualty
  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed
  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation
  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain
  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)
  • Manage a casualty with hyperthermia
  • Simulated scenario – First aid response in a remote site (plan and prepare for a remote trip, conduct a basic triage, coordinate an evacuation)
  • Complete a planning and equipment checklist

Theory assessment:A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions.

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“Alone, Far from Help, But Not Unprepared”

Imagine this, aworker at a remote site suddenly collapses. Kilometres away from the nearest hospital, every second counts. Panic could easily set in – however not for a team trained in HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated sites.

In environments where every day brings new challenges, being prepared is not just an option – it’s a necessity. That’s where our training comes in. HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated sites isn’t just a course; it’s your frontline defense in the face of adversity.

HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site course refers to providing immediate medical assistance in locations that are far away from medical facilities or emergency services. These sites can include wilderness areas, remote work sites, remote communities, offshore platforms, mining sites, construction sites, or any location where access to professional medical help may be limited or delayed (remote first aid, wilderness first aid).

In remote or isolated settings, the availability of medical resources and trained medical professionals is often limited. Therefore, it is crucial to have individuals trained in first aid who can provide initial care and stabilise the injured or ill person until professional medical help arrives or until the person can be safely transported to a medical facility.

First aid in remote or isolated sites typically involves the following considerations:

  1. Preparedness: Being prepared for emergencies in remote areas is essential. This includes carrying a well-stocked first aid kit, having access to emergency communication devices, and having knowledge of the specific risks and hazards of the location.
  2. Assessment and stabilisation: Assessing the situation and the person’s condition is the first step in providing first aid. This includes checking for dangers, assessing the person’s level of consciousness, and identifying any life-threatening conditions that require immediate intervention.
  3. Basic life support: Basic life support techniques such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), triage and managing severe bleeding are critical skills in remote settings where immediate medical assistance may not be readily available. These skills can help sustain a person’s life until advanced medical care can be obtained.
  4. Wound care and injury management: Treating wounds, fractures, sprains, and strains using available resources and improvising when necessary is important in remote locations. This may include cleaning and dressing wounds, and immobilising fractures.
  5. Medical conditions: Understand common medical emergencies like asthma attacks, allergic reactions, seizures, diabetic emergencies, and anaphylaxis. Know how and help administer necessary medications.
  6. Environmental considerations: In remote or isolated sites, environmental factors can pose additional challenges. This may involve managing heat-related illnesses, hypothermia, dehydration, or exposure to wildlife and plants. Understanding and mitigating environmental hazards specific to the remote or isolated site is crucial. This can include dealing with extreme weather conditions, venomous creatures, poisonous plants, or any other potential dangers in the area.
  7. Communication and evacuation: Establishing communication protocols and having a clear plan for seeking assistance or evacuating injured individuals is essential. This may involve satellite phones, emergency beacons, or other communication devices suitable for the location. Establishing communication with emergency services or other means of communication is vital. If necessary, arranging for transportation or evacuation of the injured or ill person in a safe and timely manner is crucial.
  8. Psychological Considerations: First aid providers in remote or isolated sites may need to address psychological aspects of the situation, such as providing reassurance, emotional support, or managing stress in challenging environments.

To be well-prepared for providing first aid in remote or isolated sites, individuals can consider undertaking specific training courses like the HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid In Remote Or Isolated Site unit mentioned earlier. These courses are designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to handle emergencies in such settings and to ensure the best possible outcomes for the injured or ill person until professional medical assistance is available.