BELS - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support


In some low risk workplaces, Basic Emergency Response including CPR may be sufficient. However, if there is any doubt then Provide First Aid should be the minimum requirement.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
This course is suitable for those students requiring workplace first aid skills. This course was previously called Level 1 first aid.

Course content includes:

  • Principles of First Aid & Legalities
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • CPR – including Defibrillation
  • Caring for the unconscious/collapsed person
  • Bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Choking and asthma
  • Burns
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Allergic reactions
  • Treating shock and mental illnesses
  • Illnesses: Epilepsy, Stroke, Diabetes etc
  • Reporting

Duration – 7.5 hours

First Aid Courses Available

  • PFA - Provide First Aid (previously called Apply or Senior)
    $130.00
  • Provide First Aid Refresher (must be within 3 years of issue)
    $105.00
  • BELS - Basic Emergency Life Support
    $90.00
  • CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)
    $55.00
  • Low Voltage Rescue (Electrical Rescue & Resuscitation Training)
    $90.00


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