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 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.
Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a Statement of Attainment with the unit of competency HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.
Complete the Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Workbook and attend the Assessment Session.
The Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting course is available as a flexible workbook delivery option. Candidates complete a workbook prior to attending the first aid course. A first aid manual and workbook are sent to the candidate upon enrolment.
Approximately a 7 hour face to face assessment session.
All candidates are required to successfully complete a range of practical assessments and a multiple choice theory exam. A candidate must perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an infant, child and adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.
This course requires practical application of Resuscitation and other practical scenarios that will require kneeling on the floor.
In order to achieve a Statement of Attainment, candidates must successfully complete the practical components under the award conditions.
A multiple choice theory assessment may also be completed.
Resources and Equipment
You’ll be sent the learning resources prior to the course, including your own manikin and bandage pack that you’ll be required to practice with and bring to the assessment session. You will be required to bring writing material for note taking.
It is essential that the pre learning is completed prior to the face to face assessment session.
All other course resources will be provided
The Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation unit is valid for 12 months in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Guidelines.
The certificate is valid for 3 years and the Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation unit is valid for 12 months in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Guidelines. You are required to complete the above delivery mode to renew your first aid accreditation.