Course Overview

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to provide Basic Life Support.

Basic Life Support, as referred to in the

ANZCOR Guidelines is that phase of emergency care that either:

  • prevents respiratory or circulatory arrest or insufficiency through prompt recognition or intervention; or
  • supports the person to relieve an airway obstruction; or
  • supports the breathing and circulation of a person with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and supports the person through accessing an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) where available.

Competence Achieved

Successful Learners receive:
NZQA Unit Standard 6402, Level 1, Credit 1 - Provide Basic Life Support

Course Outcomes

  • Any danger created by the environmental conditions to people present is identified and managed in terms of mitigating any hazardous situation(s).
  • Collapsed persons’ condition is assessed according to the ANZCOR Guidelines for Resuscitation
  • Management of the collapsed person is provided according to person’s condition.

  • Management of a foreign body airway obstruction is provided according to the ANZCOR Guidelines for Resuscitation.


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Pro+Med (NZ) Ltd is a registered training establishment with NZQA. Learners are enrolled with the registered entity that is Pro+Med (NZ) Ltd who will report the credits to NZQA. Pro+Med (NZ) Ltd has a 2019 Category 2 Statement of confidence: Confident in educational performance and Confident in capability in self-assessment.