This course has been developed for 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. It is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

You will gain the confidence and ability to recognise an emergency situation, identify hazards and make them safer, and provide a first aid response to infants, children, and adults.

  • Course fee: Starting from $99. Actual prices are shown in the booking calendar.

  • Location: Available in Melbourne CBD, Ringwood, and Dandenong venues.
  • Flexible delivery options: Online learning and blended face to face training.

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Unit Being Delivered

On successful completion students will be awarded the following unit of competency:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response 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. Locate the most current training package at training.gov.au

Entry requirements

Students must have the physical ability to provide resuscitation by kneeling on the floor and performing two (2) minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult and infant manikin. Parental/guardian consent is required for students under the age of 18 years.

Course delivery

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at CPR for Life’s training facility.

Provider of training and assessment

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by CPR for Life.

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Delivery Modes

Online e-learning  60-minute face to face session with the addition of 4-5 hours approx of online self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the session.

Face to face – Blended/Refresher – 6 hours face to face training with the addition of 1 hour of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course.

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Assessment requirements and tasks

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

Performance tasks and Practical scenarios:

  • Infant CPR
  • Adult/child CPR & defibrillation
  • Anaphylaxis & epi-pen
  • Asthma & medication
  • Written incident report
  • Choking
  • Head injury
  • Turn a casualty on his/her side
  • Bleeding control & shock
  • Pit for snake/spider bite
  • Rice for sprain
  • Bandage & sling for fracture
  • Seizure
  • PoisoningVerbal report, debrief and evaluate

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions. 

  • Research relevant websites to locate First Aid Codes of Practice and answer theory questions
  • Complete a written first aid response plan form
  • A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. You must complete all assessment questions.
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Learners rights, responsibilities and support, including complaints

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website https://www.allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook.aspx for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

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