Apply first aid in the workplace

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCPCM2011A, 'Apply first aid in the workplace'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify first aid needs.

1.1. Safety of injured person, bystanders and self in an accident situation is assessed in accordance with first aid procedures.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with applying first aid in the workplace and workplace environmental requirements are adhered to.

1.3. Quality assurance requirements of company operations are recognised and adhered to.

1.4. Condition of injured or ill person is assessed in accordance with first aid procedures.

2. Provide first aid for workplace injuries, illnesses or accidents within regulatory requirements.

2.1. Workplace injuries, illnesses or accidents and hazards to the patient are identified and appropriate action is taken to prevent further injury.

2.2. Symptoms and appropriate first aid treatment are identified.

2.3. Common injuries and minor disorders are managed until medical assistance is available in accordance with first aid procedures.

2.4. Emergency is dealt with in accordance with workplace procedures.

2.5. One-person and two-person cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is performed following safety procedures.

2.6. Techniques for moving sick and injured persons are used.

2.7. Referrals to appropriate internal personnel or external medical services are made.

2.8. Cultural differences in the workplace are considered in the approach taken to provide first aid.

3. Follow workplace procedures for first aid.

3.1. Support from other first aid personnel or external providers and for reporting incidents and emergency situations is accessed in accordance with workplace procedures.

3.2. Action is taken to complete reports within regulatory requirements and in accordance with workplace procedures.

3.3. Records of affected personnel, including names, nature of injury or illness and follow-up treatment are made and filed by the workplace, maintaining appropriate confidentiality.

4. Clean up.

4.1. First aid equipment is recovered if practical, cleaned, inspected and tested, refurbished, replaced and stored as appropriate.

4.2. Medical waste is disposed of in accordance with workplace requirements.

4.3. Equipment faults are rectified and reported in accordance with workplace procedures.

4.4. Information is accessed and documentation completed as required by legislative, regulatory and workplace requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPCM2011A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC20711 - Certificate II in Drainage
  • CPC20911 - Certificate II in Urban Irrigation
  • CPC32411 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC20811 - Certificate II in Metal Roofing and Cladding
  • CPC32511 - Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
  • CPC32811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection
  • CPC32711 - Certificate III in Gas Fitting
  • CPC32611 - Certificate III in Roof Plumbing