Provide FIRST AID IN AN EDUCATION & CARE SETTING

HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

This course provides practical training for workers within an education and care setting to respond to first aid emergencies in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. 

It teaches how to identify illness or injury, access emergency services, safely provide first aid treatment using action plans, equipment and resources, for CPR, defibrillation, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, immobilisation for envenomation, fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, for bleeding and shock and other conditions.

You will learn basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, managing an infant or child with an acute illness, or who requires an immediate ambulance response and conveying incident details to parents, caregivers and emergency services.

The course covers completing incident documentation and debriefing for improvement of response, recognising psychological impacts, talking with children about their emotions and seeking help as required.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor. 

Pre-course study:   Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study:  Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

COURSE DURATION

Online with Face to Face duration – 60 minutes

Face to Face minimum duration – 540 minutes

COURSE FEES

Online Cost: $165
Face to Face Cost: $180

Which course type is best for me?

 

ONLINE COURSES

This is the most popular option. You do the theory part of the course online in your own time then we arrange for you to do a practical assessment face to face with us.  Works really well for those of us with busy lives.

FACE TO FACE COURSES

These courses are great if you’d prefer to do your course theory and assessment with a group of others. Just book onto a course through the booking calendar.

Book on this Course (face to face)

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

If you have had a fever or history of fever and acute respiratory infection with at least one of the following symptoms (shortness of breath, cough or sore throat) not to attend class until you are well.

If you have returned from overseas in the last 14 days prior to your course date, you must not attend class.

If you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you should stay at home and self-isolate and not attend class for at least 14 days after last contact with the infected individual/s.

If you have been tested for COVID-19 or have been in contact with a case of the virus within 14 days after attending your course with National First Aid, please notify us immediately on