Spinal Management Certificate (PUAEME004A)

Awards Summary

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to manage injured casualties with suspected spinal injuries in an aquatic environment and in emergency situations.

Course Dates

Course 1 – Register for this course



Course 2 – Register for this course


Course 3 – Register for this course



Course Pre-Requisites

Candidates must meet ALL of the following conditions:

  • Be at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment.

Proficient in one of the following awards:

  • Apply (Senior) First Aid
  • Bronze Medallion

Unit/s of Competency

  • PUAEME004A Provide Emergency care for suspected spinal injury

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify suspected spinal injury
  • Immobilise cervical spine
  • Evaluate need to move casualty
  • Prepare casualty for transport
  • Transport and monitor casualty
  • Perform casualty handover