Basic Safety Training

Course Description

This Basic Safety Course will enable students to support and care for themselves and others working in the several industries such as the construction, industry and resources and electrical sectors in particular by possessing the knowledge and skills of first aid, working at heights, manual handling, fire awareness and in case of an emergency, to be able to evacuate, rescue and provide appropriate first aid to casualties. For example, this course set is an industry minimum requirement before accessing a wind turbine tower.

Units Being Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safely
  • PUASAR022 - Participate in a rescue operation
  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid
  • RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights
  • UEECD0007 - Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • CPPFES2005 - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
  • UETDRMP007 - Perform rescue from a live low voltage panel
Entry Requirements

An individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills including two (2) minutes of CPR as well as manual handling in the rescue of a mock casualty
  • Psychological and physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstrations for this course, such as the undertaking of the requirements to work safely at heights wearing appropriate PPE and using appropriate fall protection equipment. Participants will need sufficient physical ability to lift equipment infrequently from ground to overhead and access heights above 2m.
  • Capable of working under supervision in a team while being physically able to complete individual tasks relating to a rescue, autonomously, in a range of simulated and real locations
  • Protective slip resistant footwear/safety shoes and comfortable/practical clothing must be provided by the student and worn during the practical sessions and assessment.
  • Language, literacy and numeracy requirements - students must be able to read and correctly interpret required documentation relevant to working at height, speak clearly and unambiguously in English, explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues and understand the risk assessment requirements. Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms and producing any required reports. Numeracy is required to the level of being able to correctly calculate total fall distances for example.
Course Duration

Refresher min. duration 1320 minutes
Blended min. duration N/A
Face-to-face min. duration 1830 minutes
Online with face-to-face min. duration N/A

The units have the following recommended renewal periods:
Unit Period
HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safely Not applicable
PUASAR022 - Participate in a rescue operation Not applicable
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 12 months
HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support 36 months
HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid 36 months
RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights Not applicable
UEECD0007 - Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 0 months
CPPFES2005 - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment Not applicable
UETDRMP007 - Perform rescue from a live low voltage panel 12 months

Provider of Training and Assessment

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Urban Abseiler Pty Ltd

Provider of training