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

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.

More information available here. 

How will you study?

Your First Aid course is a blended delivery model.

Pre-course learning and theory assessment will be conducted
online at your own pace.

Practical Assessment will be conducted
face-to-face on campus over a two hour period.
This will likely take place on a Saturday allocated by your trainer. 

Course Elements

 1. Respond to an emergency situation.

2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures.
3.  Communicate details of the incident.
4. Review the incident.

This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities

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