Important information about COVID-19

Due to Covid-19 the SCSSC has suspended all face to face courses. We will review this in May 2020. At this time we will continue to take bookings for courses after June 1, 2020, with a full refund policy should circumstances prevent the course running as scheduled or you are no longer able to attend.

Advanced Life Support

Clinical Training

Critical Care

Target Audience

Health care providers who require Advanced Life Support (ALS) certification.



Course Coordinator

Anne Starr

1/2 day



Group courses by request

Maximum Participants


Course Description


The ALS course comprises of an e-learning component & face to face learning. The course complies with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) standards.

The program involves rotating workshops and simulation scenarios. The program is also inclusive of ALS assessment.

Specific Objectives

  • Recognition, assessment & management of the critically ill patient using a structured ABCDE approach

  • Airway management skills

  • Basic Life Support skills

  • Defibrillation skills (manual & AED)

  • Cardiac arrest management using the ARC ALS algorithm

  • Work as an effective team member in a cardiac arrest


Training Methods

  • E-learning

  • Pre reading

  • Hands-on Skills Workshops

  • ALS scenarios and assessment


Training Technologies

  • Moderate  fidelity manikin simulators

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