HLTAID012 Provide an Emergency First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

3 Locations, Tweed Heads South NSW, Currumbin QLD and Burleigh Waters QLD.

This course is ideal for those who work in the education and childcare industry, as well as parents and carers of young children. The Education and Care First Aid course is nationally recognised training and has been endorsed by ACECQA as satisfying all education requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management, and emergency asthma training.

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Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this course; however, it is recommended that participants have sufficient English language and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the first aid training.

If you are under 18 please make sure you  download & print this form, ask your parent or guardian to sign the form and bring it on the day. We are unable to have under 18’s in our public classes without a parent consent form.

Participants will also be required to undertake practical training and assessments at floor level. This includes demonstrating CPR on a manikin for a period of two minutes. If you have poor mobility or a current injury please discuss this with us prior to booking.

Note: Please wear closed in footwear and appropriate clothing. Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian for our public courses.

Course Content

  • Legal Issues and Infection control
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • The principles of first aid and its applications
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation
  • Treatment of shock, infection, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings
  • Anaphylaxis and Asthma

Requirements for Completion

Participants are required to attend 100% of this first aid training and successfully complete all online assessments and a practical component.


This course is assessed through online activity, demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

Certificates are issued the same day, providing the online theory has been completed and attendance to the practical training. Certificates are emailed to the email provided during enrolment.

*Note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor. Please notify us prior to the course if you are unable to kneel on the floor.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the following unit of competence:

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

*Note: This unit of competence incorporates the content of HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid, HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support, HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)


Onsite Training at Coolangatta First Aid.

Workplace onsite training including Sydney – Central Coast – Newcastle – Hunter Valley right up to the Sunshine Coast QLD. If your school, company or group are not located in those regions please contact us to confirm.


Three (3) years from the date of issue. You are required to undertake annual CPR refresher training.

Our comprehensive student management system will remind you approximately 1-2 months before your CPR or First Aid Certificate is due to be refreshed.