HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

This unit 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.

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First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

This unit 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.

Target audience

Those employed in the child care and education industry.

Course duration

Full course: Pre-course study (Online) plus 7 hours face-to-face

Course Requirements

There are no prerequisite, entry, work-placement, licencing or certification requirements for this course. Students are not required to bring any materials or equipment with them to the course.

Training and Assessment Requirements

It is a Training Package requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR adult and child manikin placed on the floor and on a CPR baby manikin placed on a firm surface. The assessment includes a short self-assessment knowledge quiz as well a multiple questionnaire.

Award issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment:

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

Recertification Requirements

It is recommended this unit be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standards.

Important information regarding course durations Course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

Location & Contact Details

+ 1300 227 207
55 Caradon Drive, Truganina VIC, Australia

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