HLTAID004 - First Aid in an Education and Care setting

HLTAID004  Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting

Application and Relevance 
This course applies to educators and support staff working in education or children's services who are required to respond to a first aid emergency. It incorporates the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. 

Entry Requirements 
Participants are required to have; 
  • reasonable level of verbal and written skills 
  • the ability to demonstrate two minutes of CPR on the floor. 

Mode of Delivery and Duration 
Classroom training and assessment over 9 hours.

Dress and Equipment Requirements 
Learners are to attend the course in comfortable non-offensive clothing. All equipment and resources to complete the course will be supplied. 

Course Content Topics 
  • Airway and breathing management
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques
  • Automated External Defibrillation 
  • Medical conditions including diabetes, epilepsy and convulsions
  •  Infection control and first aid for minor wounds
  •  Risk management for asthma and anaphylaxis
  •  Anaphylaxis emergency management
  •  Asthma emergency management 
  • Control of major external bleeding and shock
  • Management of near drowning
  • Hyperthermia and hypothermia 
  • Burns and electric shock 
  • Eye and soft tissue injuries
  • Venomous bites and stings
  • Fractures and spinal injuries 
  • Head, chest and abdominal injuries 
  • Assessment of the sick and injured 
  • Recording vital signs
  • Communicating details of an incident 
  • Reporting requirements in education and childrens services 
  • Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents

Assessment Methods 
Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. 

Award Issued Victorian First Aid Services and Training is responsible for the quality of training and assessment and, the issuance of the AQTF certificates. 

A 50% subsidy applies to volunteers who live and volunteer in Cardinia Shire.

To enrol, please go to the Victorian First Aid website.  click here

Date: Dates to be confirmed Wed 15th Apr, Mon 20th Apr, Mon 27th Apr, Fri 1st May, Wed 13th May, Thurs 21st May, Sat 30th May, Fri 5th Jun, Mon 15th Jun, Tues 23rd Jun
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Level: Level 3
Cost: $180
Provider: Victorian First Aid RTO 41360
Venue: LLP - 6 Henry St Pakenham