This course provides you with the knowledge and training to provide first aid care in an education and childcare setting. It includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on adults and children and how to treat them when they are ill or injured including including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies.
It gives you the skills to take control and provide immeadiate help to a patient until the paramedics arrive.
You will learn how to manage a cardiac arrest, do CPR at the correct rate, use the AED and treat a number of conditions including:
- snake and spider bite
- fractures, sprains and strains
- head injuries
- seizures and convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy
You will also participate in a post-incident debrief and provide written workplace reports and a verbal report to the paramedics.
This will ensure you can provide the patient with the best oppertunity to survive.
You can use these skills in your workplace, the home or in community settings.
This certification remains current for 3 years, you will need to complete refresher training every 3 years.
This course meets the requirements of approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).
Specific requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
- HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
- HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Initial Course Information
- Mixed Mode - Completion of pre-course workbook plus 7 hours practical training
- Face to face - Minimum of 10 hours face to face training
- Prerequisites: None