HLTAID004

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

About this course

This unit of competency provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

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Aim

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. This unit of competency will contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphyalxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011).

This unit of competency has been approved by ACECQA and meets the requirements of “First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis”.

Outcome

The student will obtain a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment in HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting. It is recommended this unit be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standards.

The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation component, which is covered in the Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting course, should be updated every 12 months to maintain competency in the skills required in an emergency situation.

Entry Requirements

It is a requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR manikin placed on the floor.

Program Duration

Full day with pre-course study (online via your trainer or in workbook provided at Far North Training upon enrolment).

How to Apply

Students must complete an enrolment form and return to Far North Training & Consultancy with appropriate documentation.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Pre-Course Options

There are two different options for completing your pre-course study. We recommend online training via a link sent to you by your trainer prior to the course. The alternate option is a hard copy workbook provided at the time of enrolment. This pre-course study includes a short assessment knowledge quiz.

Cost

$180 per person.

Delivery Methods

Face to face workshops with pre-course theory.

Dress Code

Appropriate clothing will need to be considered due to the nature of practical assessment.

Outline

  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate emergency first aid procedures
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Evaluate the incident and own performance