Remote Casualty Care Course (2.5 Day)

Course Information : TMA TRAINING RTO 41552

Accredited Units of Competency

HLTAID001 Provide cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations<

  • Summary
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Course Curriculum

Subjects Covered

  • Medical planning for remote and austere environments
  • Assess and treat casualties in a remote/wilderness environment
  • Monitor and maintain casualties in a prolonged field care setting
  • Casualty evacuation from the remote environment
  • Introduction to wilderness vertical rope rescue

Pre-Requisite Training

Must Haves:

  • >18 years
  • Physically fit (be able to walk 1klm with a 10kg pack)
  • No Medical or rope experience required

Course Physical Elements

Minimum requirements

Participants with injuries or conditions that present limitations for them participating in the practical activities need to be aware that the Community and Health Industry Skills Council has directed RTO’s undertaking this training that participants must satisfactorily complete all practical tasks without modification.

Thus, participants who have physical issues that limit their ability to perform CPR as per the ARC guidelines will not be able to be awarded a Statement of Attainment. Due to the requirements of maintaining a safe learning environment, TMA Training reserves the right to withdraw any participant(s) on the grounds of safety.

Should you have any concerns of your physical capabilities please contact us prior to enrolling.

This course requires a fitness level to carry a 10kg pack for 1klm walk in / out.

Class Size

To ensure quality training and assessment, class sizes will be restricted to twenty (20) participants only

Course Delivery

Blended - Face to Face and Online E-Learning Delivery

This blended training program is offered to individuals, groups or organisations and consists of the following elements:

Online E- Learning package including online E Learning Modules and Assessment required for completion prior to face to face delivery days.

3 Day - Face to Face practical training and assessment package (includes night training)

On successful enrolment, the participant will receive a confirmation email of enrolment, followed by log in details to the Pre-course E Learning Material and Assessment where the participant also has access to E- Learning resources.


How you will be assessed

Online E-Learning – self-pace learning viewing of Modules and Assessment.
HLTAID003 5 Modules - 61 Questions
HLTAID005 1 Module   - 31 Questions

A computer with internet access is required for the E Learning Material. Satisfactory Pass is 100%.

Participant support is available via email or telephone with our qualified Trainers.

Face to Face
This component will be delivered at various locations. Information on location for this course is under Course Details to the left. Any changes will be advised at time of in advance.


Should the participant not be successful on the first attempt at completing the theory assessments, a second attempt at no charge will be offered. Should, on this second attempt the participant not be successful, they will be deemed Not Yet Competent and no Statement of Attainment will be issued.


The Australian Resuscitation Council recommendation that CPR skills be refreshed at least annually (see guideline 10.1 CPR recertification) and the Safe Work Australia Code of Practice recommendation that First Aid qualifications be renewed every three years.


Upon successful completion of the course assessment package, the participant will be awarded attendance certificate in:

Remote Casualty Care Course: issued by Tacmed Australia

Statement of attainment in:

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Accredited) issued by TMA Training: RTO 41552

HLTAID003 Provide first aid. (Accredited) issued by TMA Training: RTO No: 41552

HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations. (Accredited) issued by TMA Training: RTO No: 41552

These will be forwarded to the participant’s nominated email address.

Training Resources

All participants will have access to the following prior to the commencement of the course:

  • Course Information Sheet
  • Instructions on completing the online enrolment via our student portal - JobReady
  • Participant Handbook
  • Any other information requested by the organisation or individual and agreed to by TMA Training.

What to Bring:

Participant’s should bring with them the following items to ensure the best possible learning environment during the training:

  • Comfortable clothes suitable for lying on the ground, and appropriate for the training venue
  • Hat, bottle of water, lunch and snacks
  • Pen and notepad for taking any relevant notes

Language Literacy Numeracy (LLN)

Our course assessment package contains written documentation and limited numerical calculations. The Participant Handbook page 14 has a guide on the required LLN skill levels required to enrol into the course. Should the participant have any questions on the skills require, the participant is to contact our office to discuss the options, including availability to a LLN Assessment.

The applicant must acknowledge receipt of the Participant Handbook with the Enrolment Form and acknowledge they have read the handbook when completing the online enrolment form.

These responses, including the information provided in the Online Enrolment, are reviewed and provided the Applicant indicates that they are physically able to complete the entire course, and have the required literacy standard, they will be accepted into the course.

TMA Training is flexible in the format and timing of learning and assessment activities to ensure that we provide every opportunity for participants to demonstrate their skills and abilities. Applicants who do not possess the required literacy skills, or lack the required physical ability will be respectfully declined and referred to their Organisation for additional support or assistance will be provided to identify appropriate training services.

Recognition of Prior Learning

We do not offer Recognition of Prior learning for this course.

Complaints & Appeals

Our Participant Handbook manual details our complaints and appeal procedure, discipline policy, and access and equity policy, including the contact for any Access and Equity issues.

This course is NOT recommended for childcare workers, teachers or those carling for people under the age of 18 years. The HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting is the recommended qualification where people requiring first aid are likely to be under the age of 18.

Course Price:


Course Details

Monday 22nd March 2019 - Tuesday 23rd March 2019

2 days 9am - 4pm

Western Suburbs League Club Leumeah
10 Old Leumeah Road
Leumeah, NSW 2560

Cancellation Policy:

If the course is cancelled with greater than a week’s notice, a cancellation fee is not applicable, if we receive less than a weeks’ notice, a cancellation invoice to the value of 50% of the course fee will be raised with our payment terms.

In cases of extreme hardship, application in writing can be made to the CEO to vary these terms.

The fee for a certificate replacement is $25 (GST incl.) and will require the participant to advise their name and other suitable personal information for identity confirmation.

Contact Info:

Tacmed Australia
Telephone: 1300 862 633
TMA Training RTO 415