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


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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 course incorporates Provide First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma

  • 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

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Child Care Educators
  • Primary and Secondary school Teachers / Assistants
  • First Aiders

    This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • Teaching
  • Child Care
  • Before and After School Care

    Enclosed footwear, suitable attire, a pen/pencil.


    Duration - Two (2) Days

    Time - 8.30am to 4.30pm

    First Aid in an Education and Care Setting is open to the public and can be delivered on your site or ours. Learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities. Morning/afternoon tea and lunch is provided when delivered at TTA. Please advise office of any dietary requirements

    RPL is not offered. This UOC is from the HLT Health Training Package. Further details can be found at Learners who complete this UOC may be eligible for further study such as: HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.
    If you require special assistance, including language literacy and numeracy please notify our office and support services can be arranged. Our student handbook is available from our office and this website.


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