The First Aid IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Basic emergency life support, Provide first aid, Emergency first aid response, Advanced first aid, Advanced resuscitation, and First aid services and resources. These qualifications are included in the HLT Training Package.
The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process providing opportunity for any interested parties to make a contribution.
Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.
The First Aid IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, SkillsIQ. For more information visit SkillsIQ.
Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.
The AISC has approved the following members for the First Aid IRC:
|Organisation Type||Organisation||Member||Home State|
|Employer||Paramedical Services||Dr Peter Mangles||NSW|
|Surf Life Saving Australia||Ms Pamela Simon||NSW|
|St John Ambulance Australia||Dr Damien Pearce||ACT|
|Australian Red Cross||Mr Anthony Cameron||NSW|
|Department of Defence||Ms Kylie Douglas||ACT|
|Peak Association||First Aid Industry Alliance||Mr Ray Schroeder||NSW|
|Royal Life Saving Society||Mr Shaun Jackon||NSW|
|National Institute of First Aid Trainers||Mr Andy Panes (Chair)||QLD|
|Council of Ambulance Authorities||Ms Katherine Clews||WA|
|Registered Training Organisation||TAFE SA||Ms Teresa Hunter||SA|
|Premium Health||Ms Phillipa Wilson (Deputy Chair)||VIC|
|Union||Health Services Union||Ms Leigh Svendsen||VIC|