Respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies


1 day.

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HLTAID012 First Aid in Education & Care Setting

Face-to-Face and Assessment

Course Overview

This unit describes 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 unit applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are 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 certificate is valid for three years

Learning Outcomes

  • Applying appropriate first aid procedures
  • Communication and reviewing details of an incident
  • Performing CPR procedures on an adult 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
  • 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

Career Opportunities

  • For those working in community groups, sports, construction, hospitality

Course Duration

1 day.

Entry Requirements

  • Must be over 18 years old


  • On site
  • Face-to-face

Accreditation & Award


Delivery Locations

We delivery this course in the following locations

Fees & Funding

  • Application Fee is paid on application of the course
  • Concession students receive an 80% discount on the funded cost

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