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Provide an emergency First Aid response in an education and care setting (HLTAID004)


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.


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2 Days
Course Elements:

HLTAID004 is a Nationally Recognised unit of competency from the Health Training Package. Successful participants will receive a "Statement of Attainment". This qualification is recognised as Workplace First Aider.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Understanding of first aid principles
  • Resuscitation techniques and perform CPR
  • Perform AED operations
  • Assess and identify emergency care casualty requirements
  • Injury treatment of fractures, burns, bleeding, poisons, bites and stings
  • Monitoring casualty's vital signs
  • Managing shock, suspension trauma, seizures, diabetes, asthma, respiratory difficulties and heat and cold stress
  • Allergic reactions
  • Communications to emergency services
  • Social and legal issues, including cultural awareness, confidentiality and duty of care
  • Managing first aid equipment and supplies
  • Incident documentation
Entry Requirements:
There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this competency unit. All participants are advised to wear suitable comfortable clothing.
RPL is not offered for this course
Students who complete the Unit Of Competency may be eligible for entry into further study such as: HLT33112 Certificate III in basic Health Care

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