CPR Courses & CPR Refresher Courses

Key Information

CPR Course

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR

Our CPR course is a comprehensive, streamlined, and practical-based learning experience that makes it fun while you learn.

  • Delivery Method: Face-to-Face Training and Assessment with online e-learning.
  • Course Duration: 1.5hrs face-to-face training and assessment, plus self-paced online learning. The time it takes to complete the eLearning will depend on an individual’s previous skills, knowledge, and experience.
  • Core Units of Competency
    Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Nationally Accredited Statement of Attainment the SAME DAY for HLATID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR.
  • Certificate Valid for:
  • 12 months from the date of course completion, CPR certification is required to be renewed annually
  • Entry requirements: Minimum age 14 years. Basic numeracy and English literacy are required. To complete the CPR assessment, you must kneel on the floor and perform resuscitation techniques for two minutes. If this is not possible, please contact FACE before your course commences.
  • Smaller Class Sizes: We aim to keep class sizes smaller for a more personalized experience. The durations of face-to-face courses reflect groups of between four and fifteen participants. If there are fewer students, course duration may be reduced by up to 10%. If the group is more than fifteen people, it may be necessary to extend the length of the course.
  • Registration: Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the course commencement time.
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Why should I train with First Aid Course Experts?

Our CPR course HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is the most current, nationally recognised qualification in CPR. First Aid Expert’s CPR course covers the knowledge and skills required to provide CPR, manage and assess an emergency situation, use an automatic external defibrillator (AED), understand DRSABCD and the First Aider’s legal responsibilities. Our CPR course is delivered and assessed in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This unit supersedes the old HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Our CPR course is focused on the key tenets of providing CPR (including DRSABCD protocol and safe and effective defibrillation (AED) use) in line with key recommendations from the following Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines:

ANZCOR Guideline 3 – Recognition and First Aid Management of the Unconscious
ANZCOR Guideline 4 – Airway
ANZCOR Guideline 5 – Breathing
ANZCOR Guideline 6 – Compressions
ANZCOR Guideline 7 – Automated External Defibrillation in Basic Life Support
ANZCOR Guideline 8 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

First Aid Course Experts’ contemporary, streamlined course structure means less time in the classroom for you. Our e-Learning module can be completed in your own time and at your own pace, before attending face-to-face training with our expert first aid trainers who will demonstrate the skills and techniques required to feel confident in your ability to respond in an emergency. You’ll receive your electronic CPR certificate on the same day you train, meaning no waiting around! We can supply paper copies and a wallet card upon request for an additional fee.
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First Aid Course Experts (RTO #45654 | CRICOS #03884A) offers nationally accredited CPR training at competitive prices. Our expert First Aid trainers deliver classroom training for groups or individuals, as well as online training options and workplace visits. Rest assured knowing your CPR will comply with the guidelines set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).

Certification in HLTAID009 Provide CPR

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FACE can deliver the first aid course of your choice to a group of friends, colleagues or staff in one of our training centres, or onsite at your place of business. Being able to get your qualifications all together means less downtime for your staff and a more relevant educational environment, with first aid training tailored specifically to the needs of your workplace.


It may be worth checking with the employer that requires you to get certified in CPR to see if they are prepared to pay for the qualification. First Aid Course Experts offers unbeatable prices with our Instant Best Price guarantee, so even if you have to pay out of pocket, you know you’ll be getting the cheapest course possible.

FACE has scores of convenient locations all over Australia. Click here to go to our locations page and find a first aid course near you.

While there are elements of our course that be done as e-Learning prior to the classroom activities, you will need to attend a course in person in order to be able to complete the practical CPR assessment. If you need to look at conducting a course via Zoom with a live assessment component, please contact our office for information.

In line with Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines (ARC), HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation should be updated every 12 months.

Yes, please contact our FACE office and we can help you with that!

We will email you an electronic copy of your CPR Certificate on the same day you successfully complete your training and are deemed competent by your instructor. Some evening and weekend courses may be exceptions to this.

Only Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) are accredited to deliver the courses approved on their scope with the approval of the national regulator Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). National Training College trading as First Aid Course Experts is an RTO (#45654) and is CRICOS-registered also, meaning we can train international students on a student visa. (CRICOS #03884A). All FACE training complies with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines

Course Content

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Seek assistance from emergency services
  • Perform CPR in accordance with the ARC guidelines
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
  • Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturers’ instructions
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services
  • Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies
  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required
  • Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required
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First Aid Certificate Holders

At First Aid Course Experts we work hard to ensure all our students receive high quality, quick and seamless CPR and first aid training with first-class customer service. We are always listening to our students and looking for ways we can improve their overall learning experience. We surveyed over 16,000 First Aid Course Experts students last year and our overall student satisfaction rate was 98.5%. See what some of our students had to say below:

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Whether you need an initial first aid course or a first aid refresher course or updating your first aid certificate, get trained by The First Aid Course Experts!