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Course Name

HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Course Code Included

HLTAID004

Course Cost

$139 (may vary)

Course Duration

6.5 Hours

Is the course accredited?

Yes

Does the course meet workplace requirements?

Yes

Previously Known as

HLTAID004

Available Discounts

Group Booking Discounts Available

HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

(Coming Soon HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting)

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children, and adults. This Child Care First Aid Course applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylaxis emergencies.

It also covers the skills and knowledge required to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit of competency will 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)

This unit of competency has been approved by ACECQA and meets the requirements of “First aid asthma & anaphylaxis

Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

This course is suitable for anyone working in long day care, family day care, preschool and outside of school hours (OOSH) care services and PCYC.
Gain 4 units on the certifications including CPR, first aid and Basic emergency life support (BELS) and Child Care First Aid.

Covid-19 Precautions

At First Aid Courses Darwin your health and safety is our priority. Infection control measures and COVID-19 practices are applied across all our training facilities. Please remember if you are unwell or experiencing any symptoms, we ask that you contact us to reschedule your training. For further information please email courses@firstaidpro.com.au

How is the Course Delivered?

No Online Workbook or E-Learning Required

Plus Prior to attending the face-to-face training session, you are required to complete the pre-course reading, and complete the quiz and bring it to the training session on the day. This is a self-paced, self-directed, and mandatory component of the course. The actual number of study hours required for each learner varies depending on the learners existing knowledge, skills, and experience.

How is the Course Structured?

  • All learners will be assessed through a combination of the following assessment methods:

    • Practical Demonstrations: Simulated scenarios/Role playing
    • Project (Incident Report)
    • Knowledge Assessment

Course Requirements

  • Participants must be 14 years of age (Those who are under 18 must present enrolment form from a parent or guardian to accept responsibility
  • Prepare verbal incident reports or provide information to enable preparation of an incident report (e.g. first aid report)
  • Communicate effectively and assertively in an incident (e.g. give a casualty handover)
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as require reading, interpret, and apply guideline and protocols (e.g. read and follow ARC guidelines)
  • Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles of both compression and breaths) on an adult manikin placed on the floor
  • Perform at least 2 minutes of interrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles of both compression) on a child and infant manikin placed on the firm surface
  • Participants with a disability may impact the ability to complete the course requirements, please email the office to discuss your personal situation at (courses@firstaidpro.com.au)

Course Fees

$139 (may vary due to daily deals)

Includes:
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Up to Date First aid Learner Guide
  • Digital Statement of Attainment (After Successful Completion Only)

First Aid Certificate -Issued Same Day

Fully Accredited | Same Day Certificates (see terms and conditions)

On the Day, after Successful Completion of the Training Course:

  • All Child Care First Aid Certificates (Statement of Attainment) are issued electronically inHLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting, (including HLTAID003 Provide first aid, HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support and HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation). (T&C
  • Additionally, hard copies HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting, can be purchased for a fee of $12 including postage.
  • As recommended by the Australian Resuscitation. The HLTAID001Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation component of the course is valid for 12 months and will need to be updated annually for you to keep your certification current.

USI Requirements

In line with new government regulations, from January 1, 2018, all students undertaking a nationally recognised training course need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). USI’s only need be created once, and the number generated is yours for life. So, if you are already studying at college or university it is likely that you may already have a USI that you can use. Applications for a USI take less than 5 minutes and can be completed HERE.

Course Content

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adult educations and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylaxis emergencies.

Topics include

  • Provide first aid
  • CPR & Defibrillation
  • First aid management of anaphylaxis
  • First aid management of asthma
  • Emergency management of asthma in the workplace
  • Responding to an emergency situation
  • Infant and child anatomy and physiology
  • Consequences for provision of first aid
  • First Aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Service National Law

Knowledge Evidence

The learner will show the ability to complete tasks outlined in the criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

Practice and assessment will be completed in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:

  • ARC Guidelines for provision of CPR and first aid to infants, children, and adults
  • guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
  • first aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Services National Law
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • legal, workplace and community considerations, including:
  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation, including the psychological impact on children
  • duty of care requirements
  • respectful behavior towards a casualty
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent, including situations in which parental/caregiver consent is required
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing
  • considerations when providing first aid including:
  • airway obstruction due to body position
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED, including placement of pads for adults and children aged older than 8 years
  • specific considerations when using an AED on children aged between 1 and 8 years, including identification of AED with paediatric capability, paediatric voltage and use of paediatric pads
  • chain of survival
  • standard precautions
  • how to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • principles and procedures for application of first aid management of the following scenarios:
  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of adrenaline auto injectors
  • asthma, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of bronchodilators
  • basic care of a wound
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • eye and ear injuries
  • febrile convulsions
  • fractures
  • head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress
  • seizures, including epilepsy
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries, including sprains and strains
  • stroke
  • unconsciousness
  • basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
  • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest
  • infant respiratory systems and implications for provision of CPR
  • basic anatomical differences between adults and children, and the implications for provision of first aid
  • normal clinical values for children
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change


Performance Evidence

The learner will demonstrate through the successful completion of essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in the criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:

  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on a child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • managed the unconscious breathing casualty
  • followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Responded to at least three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, and involving infants and children of varying ages including:
  • conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • post-incident debrief and evaluation
  • provided an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
  • conducted a hazard assessment and identified strategies to minimise risk
  • Applied first aid procedures for the following:
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • bleeding control
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation principles techniques
  • head injuries
  • poisoning
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • seizures & convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy
  • shock
  • Located and interpreted workplace policies and procedures

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