About this course
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise an emergency situation, and provide a first aid response to infants, children, and adults in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines 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.
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).
On successful completion students will be awarded the following unit of competency:
- HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
- HLTAID011 Provide first aid
- HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting
It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years, with the additional requirement of updating the CPR component every 12 months.
1 hour face-to-face practical assessment session in a classroom environment with the addition of online self-paced learning.
This delivery mode allows you to complete all learning components of the course online via self-paced learning and must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face practical session. You will need access to a reliable computer, tablet, or phone with internet access in order to complete the e-learning modules.
During the face-to-face practical assessment session, you will be assessed in the required skills of the course. There is a small amount of time allocated to clarify information, however, overall you should arrive prepared to perform the skills.