The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) HLTAID009 course delivers the essential principles, skills and knowledge to maintain or restore breathing and circulation in an adult, child or infant. The course content is based on the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines.



  • Recognise an emergency situation

  • Legal Issues and infection control

  • Assessing the casualty and recognising the need for CPR

  • Emergency action principals - DRSABCD

  • Plan an appropriate first aid response

  • External cardiac compressions (CPR)

  • Adult, Infant and child CPR rates and techniques

  • One and two person CPR techniques

  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)



Course duration 2-2.5hrs.  Minimum of 4 participants.




The course is assessed through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

*Please note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.



Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the following unit of competence:

  • HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation



One (1) year from date of course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that you update your CPR skills every 12 months.​



Rural Locations throughout NSW



I Can Save a life will come to your workplace, sports clubs, child care centre, school, and home offering a quality service of teaching vital first aid skills. 


Courses can be tailored to suit your needs. 

“I did CPR and first aid training for work purposes but it made me
realise that it is so essential to have this skill not only for work but also to be able to help family and anyone in the community.”"

Kim - Catering & Hospitality - NSW