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First Aid in an Education and Care Setting – HLTAID004

Course Description

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

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Course Dates

9am – 5pm

Wednesday 6-Jan,

Monday 11-Jan,

Thursday 21-Jan,

Friday 29-Jan,

Saturday 6-Feb,

Monday 8-Feb,

Thursday 18-Feb,

Wednesday 24-Feb,

Wednesday 3-Mar,

Friday 19-Mar,

Thursday 25-Mar,

Monday 29-Mar,

Friday 9-Apr,

Thursday 15-Apr,

Tuesday 27-Apr,

Thursday 6-May,

Wednesday 12-May,

Friday 21-May,

Saturday 22-May,

Tuesday 26-May,

Thursday 3-Jun,

Friday 11-Jun,

Wednesday 16-Jun,

Friday 25-Jun,

Tuesday 6-Jul,

Wednesday 14-Jul,

Thursday 22-Jul,

Friday 30-Jul,

Saturday 31-Jul,

Thursday 12-Aug,

Wednesday 25-Aug,

Friday 3-Sep,

Saturday 4-Sep,

Monday 13-Sep,

Thursday 23-Sep,

Wednesday 29-Sep,

Friday 8-Oct,

Wednesday 13-Oct,

Thursday 21-Oct,

Monday 25-Oct,

Friday 12-Nov,

Thursday 18-Nov,

Wednesday 24-Nov,

Monday 29-Nov,

Friday 3-Dec,

Wednesday 8-Dec,

Thursday 16-Dec,

Thursday 23-Dec.

Course Provider

Victorian First Aid RTO 41360

Course Cost