Gain the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid to infants, children and adults. This course is for educators and support staff working in an education and care setting who may be required to provide first aid in an emergency including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This course is approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis emergency management training under the Education and Care Service Regulations (2011). This course is also available as ‘refresher’ training for people already holding a current First Aid in an Education and Care Setting certificate (please see 'Requirements' tab for additional information).
This course covers:
- Legal issues in first aid
- Basic life support techniques
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Automated external defibrillation (AED)
- Post-incident debriefing, counselling and assessment
- Childhood medical, trauma and environmental emergencies
- Management of childhood asthma and anaphylaxis emergencies
- Special requirements for providing first aid to infants and children in care
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A variety of assessment strategies to meet different student needs will be selected, including theoretical and practical assessment tasks. Please Note: It is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on adult and child resuscitation manikins on the floor, and an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.
Provide First Aid and CPR in an Education and Care Setting Competency Card.
By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF Statement of Attainment and Competency Card, valid for a period of three (3) years from the date of issue. It is recommend by the ARC that first aid skills be renewed every 3 years and CPR be undertaken every 12 months.
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
1 Day Class or 2 Evening Classes (6 Hours)
Please register your interest via the online enquiry form to be notified when the next course intake is available.
**Day class (New and Refresher)**
- Dates to be advised, 9.00am-4.30pm (1 session)
As part of the First Aid course you ARE required to complete online pre-learning activities at least 24 hours prior to your class date. These activities are completed off-campus via Wodonga TAFE Online, and students should allow 8 to 10 hours in total to complete the required readings and assessments. Evidence of completion MUST be provided on the first day of on-campus training. Students will need to provide a current email address on enrolment to receive their Wodonga TAFE Online login instructions. Students wishing to undertake a refresher course will ALSO be required to complete the pre-learning activities. A copy of a current HLTAID003 first aid certificate/competency card (or equivalent) is required. Wodonga TAFE will recognise this qualification as ‘current’ if the expiry date is NOT greater than six (6) weeks of the proposed on-campus training date. The “original documents” MUST be sighted by the Assessor.
Fee For Service $240.00 (Tuition $240.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
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