Childcare First Aid

Information about this unit

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

The unit applies to 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. 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 Regulation (2011).

This unit of competency has been approved by ACECQA and meets the requirements of “First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis”.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Award issued
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

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

Course delivery modes and durations

  • Mixed Mode: Completion of pre-course study plus 7 hours practical training
  • Face to Face: Minimum of 10 hours face to face training

Refresher Course duration

  • Mixed Mode: Completion pre-course study plus 6.5 hours practical training
  • Face to Face:  10 hours face to face training

Important information regarding course durations
Course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

Pre course study options
There are a number of different options for completing the pre-course study

  • Ebook
  • Online training
  • Hard copy coloured workbook

The pre course study includes a question paper consisting of multi choice questions. You must take the completed paper with you to the training course.

Complete your pre-assessment workbook by CLICKING HERE. This must be brought to the training session you have been booked in for as part of your pre-study requirement for the course.

Course Properties

Course Date 29-08-2017 9:30 am
Course End Date 29-08-2017 4:30 pm
Available place 11
Cut off date 28-08-2017
Individual Price $139.00
Location Campbelltown
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