First Aid & Medications

First Aid & Medications

Real skills, real work

Nambucca Vocational College helps students to grow their skills, develop workplace experience and increase their employment potential. Our programs are competency based so that students gain knowledge and skills and learn how to apply them in the workplace.

Nambucca Vocational College is an enterprise-based Registered Training Organisation, part of NVC Group Ltd. This means our programs are based on what employers want and current industry practices.

First Aid Courses

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Our First Aid course is for anyone who wants to gain their first aid certificate for the first time and for people who need their three year refresher. Or if you want your 12 month CPR refresher training you can attend the first part of the course.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid is suitable for workers who are designated as a First Aid Officer and for other workers who require a first aid certificate as part of their employment.

The course can also be useful for jobseekers who want to work in areas such as hospitality, aged care, disability, allied health.

Our First Aid training also covers the unit of competency HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Once assessed as competent you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the two units of competency.

Duration

The course runs for one day, 0830 to 1630 and is held at the College, 29 Cooper St Macksville. There is a take home assessment which must be submitted within a week of the course.

The CPR refresher training is done at the start of the day and takes about an hour, depending on the number of students. There is no assessment or homework for the CPR refresher training and you will receive a Statement of Attendance.

Fees

Provide First Aid course and assessment $105.00

NVC Group staff $85.00

CPR refresher training $45.00

How do I apply for the course?
Enquire – for course dates and enrolment pack.

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Our First Aid training course is a cost effective way to achieve the HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation unit of competency and the more advanced unit HLTAID003 Provide First Aid.  Two units for the price of one!

Assist with medications

CHCSS00070 Assist clients with medication Skill Set

CHCSS00070 Assist clients with medication Skill Set is for existing workers or volunteers in Aged Care, Disability and Home and Community Care whose employers allow them (or require them) to assist clients with medications.

Entry requirements

Students must be employed in a relevant job and hold a Certificate III or higher qualification in a related field.

Units of competency

The course covers all of the requirements of two units of competency:

  • HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems.
Fees and Subsidies

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government, in which case no fees apply.

How do I apply for the course?
Enquiry – to register your interest for this course.

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

This course is for people who want to upskill in working with aged or disabled care recipients so that they can assist clients with their medications.

Entry requirements

Students should be employed in a relevant job and/or have access to a suitable workplace and care clients before they undertake this course.

Units of competency

This course covers all of the requirements for:

  • HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication.
Fees and Subsidies

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication course and assessment $300.00

No subsidies or discounts apply to this course.

How do I apply for the course?
Enquire – to register your interest for this course.

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