Unit of competency details

RIIERR205D - Apply initial response First Aid (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 3) Replaced26/Mar/2014
(View details for release 2) Replaced29/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) Replaced14/Nov/2013

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIIERR205A - Apply initial response First Aid 13/Nov/2013


Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
RII40515 - Certificate IV in Resource ProcessingCertificate IV in Resource Processing 1-2 
RII40513 - Certificate IV in Resource ProcessingCertificate IV in Resource Processing 1-4 
RII40115 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations 1-2 
RII40113 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations 1-3 
RII30715 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and RescueCertificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue 1-2 
RII30713 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and RescueCertificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue 1-4 
RII30415 - Certificate III in Resource ProcessingCertificate III in Resource Processing 1-2 
RII30413 - Certificate III in Resource ProcessingCertificate III in Resource Processing 1-4 
RII30218 - Certificate III in Underground Coal OperationsCertificate III in Underground Coal Operations 
RII30215 - Certificate III in Underground Coal OperationsCertificate III in Underground Coal Operations 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 069907 First Aid  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 069907 First Aid  02/May/2014 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comment

1

This unit replaces RIIERR205A Apply initial response First Aid

2

Removed requirement to hold a First Aid Certificate from Knowledge Evidence

Editorial corrections

3

Amended Knowledge Evidence

Editorial corrections

4

Required frequency and volume of evidence amended in Performance evidence.

Substantial amendments made in Assessment Conditions field, including: references to Industry Sectors, assessor and subject matter expert experience requirements, how assessment should be conducted and what it should confirm.

Application

This unit describes a participant s skills and knowledge required to apply initial response First Aid in Coal and Metalliferous mining.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

Unit Sector

  • Coal mining
  • Metalliferous mining

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare for initial response First Aid

1.1 Access, interpret and apply First Aid documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues and implement control measures

1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5 Identify, establish and maintain communication systems with other personnel during the emergency

1.6 Communicate and coordinate activities with others prior to, during and on completion of the work activity

1.7 Review first aid resources and record, report and replenish shortages

2. Assess the situation

2.1 Identify risks and hazards

2.2 Minimise immediate risk and implement control measures

2.3 Assess casualty's vital signs and physical condition

3. Apply First Aid

3.1 Provide First Aid management

3.2 Reassure casualty in a caring and calm manner and make them comfortable

3.3 Identify, obtain and apply use of First Aid resources and equipment appropriate to the identified risks and hazard controls

3.4 Communicate with emergency control personnel the need for First Aid/medical assistance

3.5 Monitor and respond to casualty's condition

3.6 Finalise management of casualty

4. Record and report incident

4.1 Record details of casualty's physical condition, changes in conditions, management and response to management

4.2 Convey details of casualty's condition and management activities to emergency services/relieving personnel

4.3 Prepare and submit written incident reports

4.4 Record and report use of first aid resources

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit. Further information is available in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Companion Volume.

Unit Mapping Information

RIIERR205A Apply initial response First Aid

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comment

1

This unit replaces RIIERR205A Apply initial response First Aid

2

Removed requirement to hold a First Aid Certificate from Knowledge Evidence

Editorial corrections

3

Amended Knowledge Evidence

Editorial corrections

4

Required frequency and volume of evidence amended in Performance evidence.

Substantial amendments made in Assessment Conditions field, including: references to Industry Sectors, assessor and subject matter expert experience requirements, how assessment should be conducted and what it should confirm.

Performance Evidence

Evidence is required to be collected that demonstrates a candidate s competency in this unit. Evidence must be relevant to the roles within this sector s work operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria of this unit and include evidence that the candidate:

  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient application of initial response First Aid including:
  • reporting on hazardous situations
  • obtaining and interpreting incident information and data
  • managing risks
  • assessing the situation
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete the application of initial response First Aid that meets all required outcomes including:
  • complying with written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  • communicating clearly and concisely with others to receive and clarify work instructions
  • communicating clearly and concisely with others to coordinate work activities
  • demonstrates completion of applying initial response First Aid that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:
  • making decisions in emergency situations
  • applying infection
  • control measures
  • using First Aid resources and equipment
  • monitoring and addressing casualty s condition
  • communicating with emergency personnel for first aid assistance
  • preparing and submitting written incident reports

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of the following when applying initial response First Aid:

  • basic anatomy and physiology information
  • identifying and acknowledging own First Aid skills and limitations
  • safety data sheets
  • initial response First Aid
  • manual handling procedures
  • incident reporting systems and procedures
  • dealing with confidentiality
  • WHS legislation and regulations
  • duty of care
  • resuscitation
  • bleeding control
  • care of unconscious
  • legal requirements
  • airway management

Assessment Conditions

  • An assessor of this unit must satisfy the requirements of the NVR/AQTF or their successors; and Industry regulations for certification and licensing; and,
  • this unit is best assessed in the context of this sector s work environment;
  • where personal safety or environmental damage are limiting factors, assessment may occur in a simulated environment provided it is realistic and sufficiently rigorous to cover all aspects of this sector s workplace performance, including environment, task skills, task management skills, contingency management skills and job role environment skills; and,
  • this unit must be assessed in compliance with relevant legislation/regulation and using policies, procedures, processes and operational manuals directly related to the industry sector for which it is being assessed; and,
  • assessment may be conducted in conjunction with the assessment of other Units of Competency; and,
  • assessment must confirm consistent performance can be applied in a range of relevant workplace circumstances; and,
  • assessors must demonstrate the performance evidence, and knowledge evidence as outlined in this Unit of Competency, and through the minimum years of current* work experience specified below in an Industry sector relevant to the outcomes of the unit; or,
  • where the assessor does not meet experience requirements a co-assessment or partnership arrangement must exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry subject matter expert. The Industry subject matter expert should hold the unit being assessed (or an equivalent unit) and/or demonstrate equivalence of skills and knowledge at the unit level. An Industry technical expert must also demonstrate skills and knowledge from the minimum years of current work experience specified below in the Industry sector, including time spent in roles related to the unit being assessed; and,
  • assessor and Industry subject matter expert requirements differ depending on the Australian Qualifications Framework Level (AQF) of the qualification being assessed and/or Industry Sector as follows:
  • Industry sector

    AQF** Level

    Required assessor or Industry subject matter expert experience

    Drilling, Metalliferous Mining, Coal Mining, Extractive (Quarrying) and Civil Construction

    1

    1 Year

    2

    2 Years

    Drilling, Coal Mining and Extractive (Quarrying)

    3-6

    3 Years

    Metalliferous Mining and Civil Construction

    3-6

    5 Years

    Other sectors

    Where this Unit is being assessed outside of the Resources and Infrastructure Sectors assessor and/or Industry subject matter expert experience should be in-line with industry standards for the sector in which it is being assessed and where no Industry standard is specified should comply with any relevant regulation.

    *Assessors can demonstrate current work experience through employment within Industry in a role relevant to the outcomes of the Unit; or, for external assessors this can be demonstrated through exposure to Industry by conducting frequent site assessments across various locations.

    **Where a unit is being delivered outside of a Qualification the first numeric character in the Unit code should be considered to indicate the AQF level

    Links

    Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

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