Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury PUAEME004A

Information about the course: This unit covers the competency required to minimise further injury to a casualty when applying first aid and waiting for emergency medical aid. The application of this unit in the workplace covers recognition and management of suspected spinal injuries.

The unit is typically relevant for personnel from emergency services and/or volunteer organisations or organisations which provide a first aid service in an environment where there is a risk of spinal injuries.

Target audience: Those who are required to provide an emergency first aid response in a workplace in an industry with high risk for spinal injury.


  • HLTFA311A Apply first aid or
  • HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support (or equivalent)  **copy must be provided at time of enrolment

Award Issued: Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • PUAEME004A Provide Emergency Care For Suspected Spinal Injury

Course duration:

  • Full course: 5 hours face-to-face training
  • Refresher course: 2.5 hours face-to-face training

Pre course study options: There are no pre course study requirements for this course.

For more information about our Remote Area First Aid course please feel free to give us a call on 0431 248 389 or email

 Remote Safety Solutions delivers nationally recognised training in partnership with, and under the auspices of,Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909