Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002)

Basic First Aid aims to develop the attitude, skills and knowledge of a person to provide basic first aid in an emergency situation. A Basic First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving NT offers quality first aid training that will enable the participant to perform resuscitation and assist in minor first aid situations. 

Course Content

The Basic Emergency Life Support Certificate incorporates both hands on and written components to ensure  participants develop the necessary skills to deliver basic first aid. Participants will practice skills including but not limited to the following:

  • Apply the principles of Basic First Aid
  • Perform a basic emergency care management assessment - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
  • Apply Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen
  • Recognition and management of patients with broken bones, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • Recognition and management of patients suffering minor burns including sunburn
  • Treatment of wounds, shock and bleeding
  • Anaphylaxis


To enrol in the Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002)  participants must first meet the listed requirements:

  • Minimum age requirement 13 years

More Information

For more information on our courses or to book in the next available Basic Emergency Life Support Certificate, please contact our Education Manager 
Sam Edwards 
Phone: (08) 8985 6588