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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 in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.​

Delivered in a skill set including:

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid,

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support 

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID012
Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

This unit applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs.

Delivery Format

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Face-to Face

8 hours

covering both

theory and practical

Working From Home

Blended Face-to-Face

Theory completed online prior to practical session

approx 3 - 4 hours

3 hours covering the the practical 

Upcoming Courses

  • 26 July 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 13 Aug 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 30 Aug 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 09 Sept 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 27 Sept 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 08 Oct 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 25 Oct 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 04 Nov 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 22 Nov 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 02 Dec 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
  • 13 Dec 2024, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tingalpa, Device Technologies, 30 Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

HLTAID012 Provide first Aid in an education and care setting is relevant for all staff employed in the childcare and education sector as well as parents and caregivers of children. It provides the necessary skills required to provide a first aid response to infants, children as well as adults. 

 

This course includes First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training for students as required for compliance under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011). The course comprises pre-course learning and practical training plus face-to-face training hours.

The course comprises practical training plus face-to-face training hours.

There are no pre-requisites for this course. Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance.

Important note: In order to issue an accredited certificate CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemptions.

Clothing: We suggest that you wear comfortable casual clothing, as the practical nature of the demonstrations and practice may possibly require bending, kneeling and lying on the floor. Pants and flat shoes are recommended.

 

Learn more about the Australian Government’s competency and assessment requirements for this course at http://training.gov.au/training/details/HLTAID012

The HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting certificate is valid for 3 years. 

The Code of Practice and Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills are refreshed annually.

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