Course Code HLTAID009
Course Title Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (Release 1)
Course Length eLearning prework (3-5 hours), plus 1 x on-campus session (9:30am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:30pm)
Study Mode eLearning (self-paced) & on-campus (day)

Learn a lifesaving skill

Arm yourself with the ability to save someone’s life. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a first-aid technique anyone can master. Whether you need to know CPR in the course of your work or you’re looking to protect your family in an emergency, this accredited short course gives you the skills you’re after.



What will you learn?

Even if you’re not a health professional, during this course you will learn and acquire a lifesaving skill. Given to a person whose heart has stopped or who is experiencing difficulty breathing, CPR can mean the difference between life and death. You’ll learn how to administer CPR in community and workplace settings in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.


Upon successful completion, a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued for the following units of competency:

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation


When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

    • Physical ability to meet the evidence requirements for assessment
    • Students must demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Effective communication, documentation and research skills
  • Access to digital technologies (e.g. laptop, desktop, tablet-computer and/or smartphone) with basic digital literacy skills.

Digital literacy skills – Intermediate computer skills such as internet browsing, email, word processing, and presentation software

Workstation setup

    • Stable internet connection with suitable data plan
    • A laptop, desktop or a full size tablet / tablet-computer
    • Web camera / microphone
    • Smartphone with charger
    • Earphones / headphones / speakers
    • Printer (optional)
    • Have a quiet / non-interruptive space to complete their studies
    • Desk/table, comfortable chair, no tripping hazards and room to move around for assessment
    • Access to water/tea/coffee

Browser software – Access to one of the following internet browsers, available to download from:



Students may only attend on-site if they can verify they are:

  • fully vaccinated; or
  • under the age of 18 or medically exempt from vaccination; or
  • undertaking secondary school subjects; or
  • required to participate in hands-on skills-based learning/assessments which cannot be conducted remotely


Australian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Fee For Service
$AUD 85.00 (per person)

There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.


genU Training offer HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, in the following format:

Course component 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning module (Online)

Timings: Access to eLearning modules and assessments available upon successful enrolment 

A self-paced eLearning module (takes 3-5 hours to complete), comprising of learning and assessment tasks.

NB: You must complete your eLearning modules and assessment and receive a satisfactory result no less than two (2) days before attending the on-campus session (Course component 2).

You will be contacted by your Training Coordinator:

  • should you not be deemed satisfactory on your first attempt at Course component 1 – you will be offered another attempt with trainer support (in next available session)
  • should you not be deemed satisfactory on your second attempt at Course component 1 – you will need to re-enrol (enrolment fees will apply)


Course component 2 – On-campus skills demonstration and assessment 


2½ hour morning session (9:30am – 12:00pm) – Please ensure your e-learning is completed prior to this workshop


2½ hour afternoon session (1:00pm – 3:30pm) – Please ensure your e-learning is completed prior to this workshop


Time zones:  Local state time zones are observed


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