This course provides practical training for workers within an education and care setting to respond to first aid emergencies in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies

It teaches how to identify illness or injury, access emergency services, safely provide first aid treatment using action plans, equipment and resources, for CPR, defibrillation, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, immobilisation for envenomation, fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, for bleeding and shock and other conditions

You will learn basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, managing an infant or child with an acute illness, or who requires an immediate ambulance response and conveying incident details to parents, caregivers and emergency services

The course covers completing incident documentation and debriefing for improvement of response, recognising psychological impacts, talking with children about their emotions and seeking help as required

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit Being Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au 

Course Delivery  

This course will be delivered:

Online learning with face to face assessment completed onsite at your facility

Online

Course Duration (Online)

Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled 60-minute face to face practical assessment

Online course – self paced online learning and assessment to be completed within six (6) months from the date of enrolment

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks

Certificate Renewal Requirements

It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years, with the additional

requirement of updating the CPR component every 12 months

Work Placement Arrangements

No work placement will be required as part of this course

What happens at the course?

Learning Activities

Delivery of course information and learning activities

Assessment Activities

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)

  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on the simulated first aid scenario

  • Perform CPR on a child

  • Perform CPR on an infant

  • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis

  • Manage a casualty with asthma

  • Manage a choking casualty

  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning

  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed

  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation

  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain

  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)

Theory assessment: A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions. 

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