Basic Emergency Life Support
This course is our most comprehensive and popular first aid course available. Basic Emergency Life Support BELS Course is the minimum qualification required by the workplace health and safety legislation for the workplace first aider. Click here to view a copy of the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986.
It will provide you with an understanding of how to apply immediate care of an injured or suddenly sick casualty be that first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until more advanced medical help arrives.
The unit incorporates the content of units:
Perform CPR - HLTAID001
Provide Basic Emergency Life Support - HLTAID002
* Also includes Defibrillation (AED) , EpiPen training.
• No signs of Life
Basic Emergency Life Support BELS Course can be attended by anybody 14 years and older. Participants who attend a course under the age of 14 will need a guardian to sign a consent form.
There are NO pre-requisites or co-requisites for this competency unit.
Up to 4 hours face to face; with NO Pre- Study Workbook or Online Time (all completed during the course).
FirstAidPro offers a hands on approach with progressive assessments throughout the course including multiple choice course questionnaires. This is competency based training so our aim is to provide you with a total understanding of basic First Aid.
Upon successful completion of the course a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment Certificate will be issued , which is valid for three years as per the Australian Resuscitation Policy. The CPR component of this certificate is valid for 12 months.
To ensure your workers are updated with their skills and knowledge Basic Emergency Life Support BELS Course is to be attended every three years. The CPR component of this is required to be updated yearly.