Education and Care First Aid

HLTAID004
cost $ 180 per person
duration 8 hours

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

This course is ideal for those who work in the education and child care industry, as well as parents and carers of young children. The Education and Care First Aid course is nationally recognised WorkCover approved training, and has been endorsed by ACECQA as satisfying all education requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training.

  • Legal Issues and Infection control
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • The principles of first aid and its applications
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation
  • Treatment of shock, infection, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings
  • Anaphylaxis and Asthma

This course is assessed through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

*Please note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised WorkCover approved statement of attainment for the following unit of competence:

  • HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

*Note: This unit of competence incorporates the content of HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Three (3) years from date of course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that the CPR component of this course be updated every 12 months

location & dates

Enquire About On-Site Training