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HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting

HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting

This course was previously known as HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Nationally Recognised Training

This full day session is designed specifically for educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who may be required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. This training satisfies ACECQA requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training and covers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. This class covers all the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to any infant, child or adult including the use of all 3 mannequin types during CPR. This certificate has 3 year validity.

This course is suitable for anyone working in long day care, family day care, preschool and outside of school hours (OOSH) care services.

There is no pre-requisite required for this session.

We DO NOT cancel class regardless of the amount of students enrolled!

Session Content Includes
  • Responding to an emergency situation
  • Applying appropriate first aid procedures
  • Communicating and reviewing details of an incident
  • Performing CPR procedures on an adult, child and infant manikin
  • Understanding use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Pocket mask training
  • Allergy and anaphylaxis
  • Asthma, breathing conditions and choking
  • Bleeding management and wound care
  • Envenomation
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • Burns
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Diabetes
  • Drowning
  • Eye injuries
  • Hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Seizures, shock & stroke
  • Fever and febrile convulsions
  • Poisoning, substance misuse and sharps injuries – common drugs, alcohol, including illicit drugs
  • Legal and ethical considerations including infection control, privacy, duty of care and consent
  • Awareness of stress management techniques
    Assessment Methods

    Practical CPR & bandaging skills, written questions and interactive simulations

    There is no pre-requisite training required for any of these certifications; all learning & assessment is conducted on the day.

    Course Duration & Enrolment Fees

    Course duration: 1 x 8 hour workshop (one day)

    Course fee: $145

    Please refer to the course information when registering to confirm the course fee.


    Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for:

    • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting; and
    • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid; and
    • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation


    Public classes are held weekly on the Central Coast NSW in Wyong or alternatively we can arrange to visit your workplace for private group sessions, in the areas of the Central Coast, Newcastle and Sydney.

    Please contact us to discuss your requirements, We have a solution for any business or individual!

    How to enrol for this course

    Under ‘Upcoming course dates’ select ‘Click here to check course dates or enrol now’. Please review the course dates and select ‘REGISTER NOW’ against a date that suits you to complete your enrolment form securely online. Upon the successful completion of the enrolment form you will receive a confirmation letter via email confirming your enrolment, into the applicable course.

    We DO NOT cancel class regardless of the amount of students enrolled!

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