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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.
There are no pre-requisites for this course; however, it is recommended that participants have sufficient English language and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the first aid training.
Participants will also be required to undertake practical training and assessments at floor level. This includes demonstrating CPR on a manikin for a period of two minutes. If you have poor mobility or a current injury please discuss this with us prior to booking.
Note: Please wear closed in footwear and appropriate clothing. Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian for our public courses.
- 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 online activity, demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.
*Note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.
Please notify us prior to the course if you are unable to kneel on the floor.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised 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 HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid, HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support, HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
Three (3) years from the date of issue. You are required to undertake annual CPR refresher training.
Our comprehensive student management system will remind you a month before your CPR and First Aid certificate is due to be refreshed.
An application for refund of course fees must be made in writing to Australian Lifesaver Training. Where cancellation is made less than ten (10) working days prior to the commencement of a course, 50% of the course fees will be charged. Participants who leave before finishing the course or do not commence their course without submitting a written refund request will be charged the full course fees.