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COURSE DESCRIPTION

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 will contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011).

AWARD ISSUED

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment:
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

REFRESHER COURSE

A refresher course is available if you hold a current HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting certificate in this case there is no pre course theory to complete.

PRE COURSE LEARNING

Our course is blended with a pre-course theory component which will be mailed out to you. This must be completed prior to attending the face to face component of the course.

COURSE TIMES

Face to face training is approx. 10 hours and starts at 9am

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING

All Participants will need to bring along their current and valid USI code. Please visit www.usi.gov.au for further details. Please bring some paper and a pen if you wish to take notes. You are welcome to bring your lunch or you can purchase it at the Club.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

Please wear clothes that will enable you to conduct CPR on the floor

POLICIES

Our Policies are located in student handbook on the Student resources page

ASSESSMENT

There are both theory and practical assessment in this course to ensure that you have gained the required knowledge and ability to perform the skills in this unit.

Assessment Methods

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Practical demonstrations/skills observations
  • Short answer questioning
  • Completion of an incident report
It is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed for 2 minutes on the floor.