Duration - 1 day
Cost - $125

This course is ideal for those who work in the education and childcare industry, as well as parents and carers of young children. The Education and Care First Aid course is nationally recognised training, and has been endorsed by ACECQA as satisfying all education requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training.

Course Content

  • Legal Issues and Infection control
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • The principles of first aid and its applications
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation
  • Treatment of shock, infection, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings
  • Anaphylaxis and Asthma


This course is assessed through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Candidates will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

*Please note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.


Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a nationally recognised WorkCover approved statement of attainment for the following unit of competence:
  • HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
*Note: This unit of competence incorporates the content of:
  • HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • HLTAID002 - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid


Three (3) years from date of course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that the CPR component of this course be updated every 12 months.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces
Public ( FMSLC ) Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting 22 June 2021 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Fremantle SLSC - 20 Leighton Beach Boulevard, Fremantle 0
Public ( Balcatta ) North Metro TAFE - Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting 29 June 2021 08:00 am - 05:00 pm North Metro TAFE students 2