Emergency First Aid

Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

Provide an emergency response in education and care setting meets the requirement of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and also satisfies all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management, and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Service National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

Key Course Topics include:

  • Regulations and definitions of asthma and anaphylaxis
  • CPR techniques on infants, children and adults
  • DRSABCD, including the trained use of a defibrillator
  • Incident reporting in a child care setting
  • Child Physiology
  • How to properly assess an emergency situation
  • First Aid procedures for bleeding, burns and fractures
  • Managing medical conditions such as epilepsy
  • Infection control procedures
  • Legal responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Managing shock
  • And much, much more

The course includes:

HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting

Course Duration:

9 hours face to face training inclusive of 30 min break and up to 8 hours pre-course reading and online assessment

Entry Requirements:

  • Student must complete pre-reading and online assessment by 11.59pm AEST the night before the course to be permitted entry to the face to face training.
  • Students must have the physical ability to provide resuscitation by kneeling on the floor and performing two (2) minutes of uninterrupted CPR
  • Students must be minimum of fourteen (14) years of age
  • Students under the age of 18 will be required to provide signed parental consent form prior to attending the course