First Aid for Child Care Workers

HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid In An Education And Care Setting

(Was HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting)

This course provides practical training for workers within an education and care setting to respond to first aid emergencies in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

It teaches how to identify illness or injury, access emergency services, safely provide first aid treatment using action plans, equipment and resources, for CPR, defibrillation, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, immobilisation for envenomation, fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, for bleeding and shock and other conditions.

You will learn basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, managing an infant or child with an acute illness, or who requires an immediate ambulance response and conveying incident details to parents, caregivers and emergency services.

The course covers completing incident documentation and debriefing for improvement of response, recognising psychological impacts, talking with children about their emotions and seeking help as required.

Provider of Training and Assessment

This course “Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training RTO 90909” by Safe Act Pty Ltd
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Important information prior to enrolment

Unit Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

  • HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

Location:

We run our classes at

Course Duration (face to face)

  • Face to Face – 8 hours (minimum) – full face to face course.
  • Blended delivery – 6 hours (minimum) face to face course – with the addition of 2 hours self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course.
  • Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with an approx. scheduled 1.5 hours face to face practical assessment in the training room.
  • Refresher training – 6 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.

Work Placement Arrangements

No work placement will be required as part of this course.

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.

Course Fees and Payments

  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
  • Group Prices – We do have Group Prices for up to ten or up to twenty participants phone for a quote

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

Entry Requirements

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

What happens at the course?

Assessment Activities
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

    • Performance tasks – The assessor will observe you demonstrating the following:
      • 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
      • Poisoning
      • Verbal report, debrief and evaluate
    • Theory assessment
      • A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. You must complete all assessment questions.

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