HLTAID013 - Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site


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HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

Amidst the vast and diverse landscapes of Brisbane and its surrounding regions, emergencies can arise in remote or isolated areas where access to medical facilities may be limited. Whether it’s a hiking trail in the hinterlands or a remote worksite in the outback, the ability to provide effective first aid in these settings is crucial for saving lives and minimizing the impact of injuries. This comprehensive guide will examine this course, highlighting how it empowers participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver first aid in remote or isolated sites.

Understanding HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site, is widely acknowledged at a national level and has been specifically developed to equip individuals with the necessary skills to effectively respond to medical emergencies in remote locations where access to professional medical assistance may be limited or delayed. Unlike basic first aid training, this course delves deeper into the distinctive obstacles and factors involved in delivering healthcare in remote settings.

Course Curriculum

This course covers a wide range of topics essential for managing medical emergencies in remote or isolated sites. Participants will learn:

1. Risk Assessment: It is essential to comprehend the possible dangers and threats linked to remote settings in order to guarantee the safety of responders and victims. Individuals will be educated on performing comprehensive risk evaluations and applying suitable safety protocols to reduce risks.

2. Emergency Response Planning: It is crucial to establish efficient emergency response plans in order to guarantee a well-coordinated and prompt reaction to medical emergencies. Individuals will be educated on the process of crafting thorough emergency response plans that are customized to suit particular remote or isolated settings.

3. Patient Assessment: Proper patient assessment is critical for determining the nature and severity of injuries or illnesses. Participants will learn how to conduct systematic patient assessments, identify life-threatening conditions, and prioritize care based on the patient’s condition.

4. First Aid Techniques: Participants will learn a variety of first aid techniques applicable to remote or isolated settings, including wound management, fracture management, burns and scalds treatment, hypothermia and hyperthermia management, and basic life support techniques.

5. Medical Evacuation: In cases where advanced medical care is required, participants will learn how to effectively coordinate and execute medical evacuations, including the use of communication devices, signaling techniques, and transportation methods.

6. Environmental Considerations: Remote environments present unique environmental challenges that can impact both rescuers and casualties. Participants will learn how to recognize and manage environmental hazards such as extreme temperatures, altitude sickness, venomous creatures, and natural disasters.

Practical Training

The HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site course places a strong emphasis on practical, experiential learning to guarantee that participants acquire the essential abilities and self-assurance to effectively handle real-life scenarios. Practical training sessions may include:

1. Simulated medical crisis in remote or isolated locations.

2. Practical application of initial medical procedures, such as wrapping wounds, immobilizing fractures, and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

3. Various emergency scenarios are simulated through scenario-based exercises to assess participants’ decision-making and response capabilities.

Certification and Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site course, participants will receive a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment certifying their competence in providing first aid in remote or isolated sites. This certification is valid for three years and meets the requirements set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).


The HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site course is crucial for individuals who reside, labor, or engage in recreational activities in distant or secluded areas where medical facilities may not be readily available. By successfully finishing this course, participants acquire the necessary abilities, understanding, and self-assurance to effectively handle medical emergencies and administer life-saving initial aid in demanding and uncertain circumstances. Whether you have a passion for wilderness exploration, enjoy outdoor adventures, or are employed in remote work sites, undertaking HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site training enables you to become a valuable resource in any remote or isolated environment.

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HLTAID013 Brisbane - First Aid Kit


HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site


The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd – RTO 90909.

  • HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

  • HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au


Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

Please click this link to view the Allens Training Pty Ltd Student Handbook for this course.

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  • OPTION 1:  Face to Face – 16 hours (minimum) full face to face course
  • OPTION 2Online Training with Face to Face Assessment – 6 hours (minimum)

This course will be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at an A Training facility.

  • Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor and performing rescue breathing techniques on manikins.
  • 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.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

This certificates has an industry recommended renewal period of 36 months.

Recommended renewal dates for included competencies are listed separately on the certficate. For example CPR is 12 months

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

Please refer to the Student Handbook for all details relating to your rights and responsibilities.


Delivery of course information and learning activities.

Practical scenarios and performance tasks:

  • 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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HHLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site can be packaged with other courses of your choice.  Please contact A Training for a free quote on course packages and receive significant savings.

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