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 children’s 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: Friday 11 January, Monday 21 Jan, Friday 1 February, Saturday 9 February, Thursday 14 February, Monday 25 February, Monday 4 March, Thursday 14 March, Wednesday 27 March, Monday 8 April, Thursday 18 April, Wednesday 24 April, Friday 3 May, Monday 13 May, Saturday 25 May, Wednesday 29 May, Thurs 13 June, Monday 24 June, Saturday 29 June.
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Level: Level 3
Cost: $180
Provider: Victorian First Aid RTO 41360
Venue: LLP - 6 Henry St Pakenham

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