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Health, Safety and Emergency Management

CPR Training


Cardiopulmonary Resusucitation (CPR)


Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is an easy, short course that will provide you with the skills and knowledge to enable you to perform basic life support skills in a range of situations. As well as learning how to respond to an unconscious and unresponsive casualty, this course will outline the chain of survival, the DRSABCD action plan and will deliver the skills required to use an Automated External Defibrillator.

Content Outline:

DRSABCD action plan
Legal issues and infection control
Principles of first aid and the chain of survival
Basic anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system
Airway obstruction
CPR; four minutes of uninterrupted Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on the floor – perform CPR procedures, adult and infant
Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
Stress management awareness
Respond to an emergency situation

Management off:

Clearing and maintaining the airway
Safe manual handling techniques
Checking for normal breathing and recognising abnormal breathing
Cardiac Arrest
Use of Automated External Defibrillator including specific consideration for child and adult
Providing an accurate verbal report of the incident
Safe work practices to minimise risk
Infection control

Who should attend:

First Aiders

No of Participants: N/A



To register for training please log into OASIS

  • Access iPerform via the 'My Work' tab
  • Click 'Browse for Training'
  • Locate your course from the list
  • Available sessions will be displayed at the bottom of the next screen                
  • Choose your session and click 'request'

Once registered, you will be returned to 'My Training'.  All active training will appear on this screen.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received at least 5 business days before the start of each session. Cancellations must be received in writing by e-mail to Health, Safety and Emergency Management (HSEM). If course fees apply, cancellation after 5 business days or a ‘no show’, the full session payment will apply. Refunds can be obtained through the Curtin ePay system.  To cancel sessions please do so through iPerform to allow another staff members to take your place

Health, Safety and Emergency Management Reserve the right to cancel any course if insufficient enrolments are received. Should this occur, those who are enrolled will be notified and will be priority for the next available course.