Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting HLTAID004


Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting HLTAID004

This course is designed is for those who work or wish to work in the childcare industry and educators or support workers in the education and care setting. The First Aid Children’s Services course is for people who do not currently hold a current First Aid Children’s Services credential.
This First Aid Children Services course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response and this includes asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.


Course Delivery
This course is delivered as a mixed mode delivery. A pre-course workbook is to be completed prior to commencing the course with a one day (7 hour) face to face session.

Licencing and Regulations
First Aid Children’s Services accreditation lasts for a period of three years’ and re-accreditation is required before your credentials date of expiry. This unit of competency may contribute towards 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 licensing 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. In order to receive a certificate, you will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) upon enrolment. If you are having difficulty creating or finding your USI you can click on the link http://www.usi.gov.au 

Entry Requirements
It is a requirement of the Children’s Services First Aid course that participants are required to COMPLETE A WORKBOOK PRIOR TO ATTENDING the face to face component of training.

The workbook can be collected during business hours from:

Leeton office Monday – Friday from 8.30am - 4.00pm
Griffith office Monday – Friday from 8.30am - 4.30pm

If you are unable to attend our office during these hours, please notify the office and one can be mailed. Postage will be charged accordingly and you will need to ensure that sufficient time is allowed for you to receive the workbook and then to complete it.

Course Requirements
In order for participants to receive an accredited Children’s Services First Aid Certificate, they must be able to demonstrate and be assessed performing CPR for at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

They must also be able to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.

Practical Experience and Industry Networking
Not applicable

Student Fee
Course fee to be paid in full to enrol. 
Refund and fee protection policy - please refer to student handbook.

Course Structure

Upcoming Workshops

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Course guides

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Useful links

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