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Duration of course

1.5 days

Delivery method

Self-directed online course delivery and assessment and practical assessment.

Entry requirements


Work placement


Nationally recognised

Funding may be available

Subsidised Price

Please speak to us to find out more details. 

Funding may be available

You may be eligible for state or territory training subsidies to assist with course fees.

Non-subsidised price


Recognition of Prior Learning

All students have the opportunity to apply for recognition of prior learning.  Please see the IRT Academy Student Handbook located on our resources page for more information on how to apply.

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Have more questions about IRT Academy or need help to know whether a HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is right for you?

We’ve compiled a few of our most frequently asked questions to help you understand everything you need to know.

Frequently asked questions

Students are required to complete online learning, an online theory assessment and simulated practical assessment. Students are required to have access to a computer with internet connectivity. Students have a 4 week timeline to complete the course and need to devote approximately 1.5 days to the program to complete.

This course is suitable for individuals who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Enrolment into this course is at any time throughout the year.

No, there are no prerequisites for this course.

This unit is completed via a blend of interactive online learning modules, simulation activities, as well as online and practical assessment conducted at IRT Academy – Wollongong or alternative approved site.

  • Online quiz
  • Practical stimulation activities and observation

Find out everything you need to know, including information about course fees and refunds.

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Making a difference in someone’s day is just the beginning


“I’ve always wanted to make a difference in someone’s day, and I now achieve this daily. The satisfaction you get knowing you help the most vulnerable – that’s priceless”

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)


“I love being able to do something for them, have a conversation, bring a smile to their face and a little bit of joy to their day – they have such good stories to

Certificate IV in Ageing Support


“I like spending time with the residents, getting a smile on their faces and knowing they’re happy with what i’ve done for them. That’s the most rewarding for me”

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Discover the IRT Academy difference

Whether it’s starting a new career, upskilling your current job or educating your team, IRT Academy can help.

Strong experience

We have been a registered training organisation delivering accredited and non-accredited aged care courses for over 25 years.

Guaranteed work placement

We offer guaranteed and arranged work placement in of our IRT Aged Care Centres in order for you to complete your required hours of placement. 

Industry experts

Our expert educators have extensive experience working in the industry and training aged and home care staff.

Career pathways

Streamline your learning to employment opportunities by learning with a provider who is also an employer.

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