Provide advanced First Aid response

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 PMAOHS320C, 'Provide advanced First Aid response'.
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. Assess the situation

1.1. Identify physical hazards and minimise according to OHS requirements and workplace procedures

1.2. Assess risks to First Aider and others and determine appropriate response to ensure prompt control of situation

1.3. Ascertain and prioritise need for emergency services/medical assistance and undertake triage where required

2. Manage the casualty(s)

2.1. Seek agreement for management of casualty injury/illness from appropriate person(s), where relevant

2.2. Determine welfare procedure and implement according to casualty needs

2.3. Control effects of injury and determine appropriate First Aid management to meet the needs of the casualty and situation

2.4. Administer medication according to relevant legislation and manufacturer/supplier instructions and subject to casualty regime

2.5. Monitor and respond to casualty condition in a timely manner in accordance with effective First Aid principles

2.6. Correctly operate life support equipment where appropriate, according to relevant legislation and manufacturer/supplier instructions

2.7. Finalise management according to casualty needs and First Aid principles.

3. Coordinate First Aid activities until arrival of medical assistance

3.1. Identify available resources and establish communication links with appropriate emergency management services and medical assistance personnel as appropriate

3.2. Deploy correct amount of resources to appropriate locations in an effective manner to ensure timely arrival of required resources

3.3. Document provision of resources and recommend modifications

3.4. Monitor management of casualties in accordance with First Aid principles and workplace procedures

3.5. Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to worksite evacuation procedures

3.6. Arrange support service for personnel involved in the incident in accordance with workplace principles and procedures.

4. Communicate essential incident details

4.1. Maintain communication with relevant personnel using appropriate media and equipment

4.2. Communicate First Aid information with other providers/carers as appropriate to meet their needs and in accordance with workplace procedures

4.3. Provide information calmly to reassure casualty, adopting a communication style to match casualty level of consciousness.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMAOHS320C appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMA30108 - Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology