Duration – 1 Day

Cost – $125

As part of your enrolment into a course, you acknowledge that you have also read and fully understood the information provided in the SLSWA Candidate Handbook. 

This education and first aid course is nationally recognised and endorsed by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). This course meets all education requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management, and emergency asthma training.

The face-to-face component is a full day course and delivery time may be adjusted according to the candidate’s prior knowledge.

Course Content

  • Legal Issues and infection control
  • The principles of first aid and its applications
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations, shock
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation, vomiting, regurgitation, recovery and reassurance
  • Drowning
  • Choking – full and partial obstruction
  • Anaphylaxis – signs, symptoms and triggers and using adrenaline auto injectors, allergic reaction
  • Asthma – signs, symptoms and triggers, different types of bronchodilators
  • Spinal injury management, head and neck injuries
  • Non-life threatening and life-threatening bleeding, nose bleeds, eye injuries, minor wounds
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains
  • Burns
  • Heart attack, angina, stroke
  • Hypothermia, hyperthermia, fever, dehydration
  • Seizures, epilepsy, febrile convulsions
  • Diabetes
  • Pain
  • Envenomation, poisoning and toxic substances
  • Diarrhoea
  • Incident reporting and review

Assessment

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.

This course has a pre-learning online component that is required to be completed prior to the day of the course. An access link will be sent after enrolling. Please allow enough time to complete before attending the course.

To complete the practical components of this course, all candidates must be able to demonstrate CPR on the floor.

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a nationally recognised WorkCover approved Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:

  • HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

Note – this unit of competence includes the content of:

  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Validity

This course is valid for three (3) years from the date of course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that the CPR (HLTAID009) component of this course be updated every 12 months.

Please view the details in the Candidate Handbook should you wish to cancel or transfer/reschedule your course.

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting | FAQs

Yes, the HTLAID012 course is tailored for those caring for young children, whether that be parents, carers, teachers or child care workers.

Yes, this Education and Care First Aid course is both nationally recognised as well as endorsed by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). This course satisfies all education requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management, and emergency asthma training.

1 day.

SLSWA’s HLTAID012 course is $125. Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment valid for 3 years however the HLTAID009 Provide CPR component is required to be refreshed annually to maintain currency.

For private courses and group pricing please contact SLSWA for a quote based on your specific requirements.

This first aid course is tailored to those working in the childcare and education industries, as well as parents and carers of young children. Book today.