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Unit of competency details

RIIERR205D - Apply initial response First Aid (Release 2)

Summary

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

Release Status:
Replaced
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(View details for release 4) 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 3) 26/Mar/2014
2 (this release) 29/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) 14/Nov/2013


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Qualifications that include this unit

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RII20415 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous MiningCertificate II in Underground Metalliferous MiningSuperseded1-4 
RII20515 - Certificate II in Resource ProcessingCertificate II in Resource ProcessingSuperseded1-4 
RII40113 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsSuperseded1-3 
RII30415 - Certificate III in Resource ProcessingCertificate III in Resource ProcessingSuperseded1-5 
RII40515 - Certificate IV in Resource ProcessingCertificate IV in Resource ProcessingSuperseded1-3 
RII20215 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate II in Surface Extraction OperationsSuperseded1-3 
RII20520 - Certificate II in Resource ProcessingCertificate II in Resource ProcessingCurrent
RII40115 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsSuperseded1-5 
RII30713 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and RescueCertificate III in Mine Emergency Response and RescueSuperseded1-4 
RII21315 - Certificate II in Cross Industry OperationsCertificate II in Cross Industry OperationsDeleted1-2 
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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

Not applicable.

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.

No licensing, legislation or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

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.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Removed requirement to hold a First Aid Certificate from Knowledge Evidence.

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 consistent and timely completion of applying initial response First Aid that safely, effectively and efficiently meets the required outcomes on a minimum of three (3) separate occasions 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 in application of initial response First Aid through:

  • 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
  • basic anatomy and physiology
  • 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 using Resources and Infrastructure Industry sector specific policies, procedures, processes and operational manuals; and,
  • assessor requirements differ between sectors as follows:
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Metalliferous Mining sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through five (5) years of current and continuous work with the Industry sector and must hold the TAE Assessor Skill Set or equivalent; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Coal Mining sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through twelve (12) month work experience in an Industry relevant to the skills being assessed within the last three (3) years; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must demonstrate competency in the unit being assessed, and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of twelve (12) months’ work experience within the last three (3) years.

Links

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