ARC Advanced Life Support Level 1


Course Overview

• Duration: 1 day
• Catering: Premium all day catering
• Certification: ARC issued ALS certificate valid for 4 years


This one day course focuses on developing foundation skills, knowledge and confidence in managing medical emergencies including cardiac arrest. The course is designed for clinicians who don’t regularly manage patients requiring emergency care. The course can be targeted towards clinicians working in the following areas using relevant clinical equipment in line with your scope of practice.

Who should participate?

This course is suited to:
• General Practice;
• Pre Hospital / First Response;
• Community Health Facilities;
• Ward based clinical areas.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course. We will send you the Australian Resuscitation Council, Advance Life Support course manual four weeks before the course commencement for self-guided pre-reading.


Neat casual clothing and enclosed footwear.


Premium all day catering is provided throughout the course. We are able to cater for a range of dietary requirements. Please advise of dietary requirements when registering for the course.

Counting Professional Development

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

The Australian Resuscitation Council is an authorised provider of accredited activities under the RACGP QI&CPD Program. The 2014–16 QI&CPD triennium features a number of developmental enhancements that will be offered during the triennium period. This activity has been approved by the RACGP QI&CPD Program.
• 40 (Category 1)
• CPR points – GP’s attending this activity will satisfy their basic CPR requirement for the 2013-2016 triennium.

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)

• Accredited for Rural and Remote Procedural GP’s Program: Anaesthetics
• Emergency Medicine
• Post Graduate / VP / PDP: Advanced Basic Core Clinical
PDP Points
• Advanced Life Support is accredited for 15 ACEM CPD hours and Procedural Skills Maintenance

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)

• Accredited for Rural and Remote Procedural GP’s Program: Anaesthetics
• Emergency Medicine
• Post Graduate / VP / PDP: Advanced Basic Core Clinical

ALS 1 PDP Points
• PDP Core Points- 22 Points
• Extended Skills Points – 2 Points
• ALS Points – 10 Points
• This course also attracts 10 Anaesthetic Extended Skill MOPS Points

Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

ANZCA’s continuing professional development (CPD) program has been revised in 2014 to align with modern developments in CPD and in response to the changing medical regulatory environment facing specialist anaesthetists and specialist pain medicine physicians.
• Short courses – credits per hour

College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM)

The Colleges’ CPD program was established in 2012 with the main objective of fostering continued learning of Fellows in order to improve standards of clinical practice.
• Category 3B – 3 credits per hour

Course Cancelation Policy

In the rare event that EMTA is required to cancel a course, the following procedure will apply:

  1. A course transfer to a later date will be offered to participants; or
  2. Where a course transfer is unavailable or unsuitable, a full refund will be provided to participants of the cancelled course.

If a participant wishes to cancel their course registration:

  • Over 28 calendar days before the course commencement – 70% of course fees will be refunded.
  • Under 28 calendar days before the course commencement – no refund will be offered.