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Course Name
HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
Units of Competency Included
HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support 
HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid 
HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face training
6.5 hours in class
Course Cost
$119 (may vary)
Is the course accredited?
Yes
Previously Known as
Childcare First Aid
Asthma
Anaphylaxis
HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settings
Does the course meet workplace requirements?
Yes
Available Discounts
Group Booking Discounts Available

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

The HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting course has been approved by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and is a favourite among childcare and education workers and anyone regularly around children and infants. It can also contribute towards first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training requirements under the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011). 

The First Aid Course Melbourne (First Aid Pro) offers a variety of industry-recognised, immersive, innovative, informative and interactive first aid courses.

Course times

Our First Aid Practical Skills and Assessment Workshop run in Melbourne every day of the week. Course times do vary, so check the course calendar HERE

9 am – 3:30 pm (6.5 hrs)

Course cost

  • $119 (May vary due to daily deals)
  • Price match guarantee on comparable courses (T&C)

Childcare First Aid certificate issued the same day.

No Hidden Costs | Fully Accredited | Same Day Certificates (T&C)

You will be issued your certificate of completion electronically once you have successfully completed the training course.

Statement of Attainment  

Your statement of attainment will include the following accredited units of competency: 

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting 

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid 

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support 

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation


In line with Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, HLTAID011 should be updated every 3 years and HLTAID009 every 12 months.

Practical skills (assessed in class)

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies and workplace or site procedures:

  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise

managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult, including:

  • performing 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
  • following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • demonstrating a rotation of single-rescuer operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting

managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing child, including:

  • performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on a child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor

managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:

  • performing 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

managed casualties, with the following:

  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening bleeding
  • choking
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • minor wound cleaning and dressing
  • nosebleed
  • shock

responded to at least one simulated first aid incident contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or site, where the candidate has no knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:

  • identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and symptoms
  • using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
  • providing appropriate first aid treatment
  • conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any required post-incident action
  • providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
  • reviewing the incident.

Knowledge requirements (assessed in class)

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

guidelines and procedures including:

  • ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid to infants, children and adults
  • first aid guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • potential incident hazards and risk minimisation processes when providing first aid
  • infection control procedures, including use of standard precautions and resuscitation barrier devices
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • first aid codes of practice
  • appropriate workplace or site procedures relevant to the provision of first aid
  • contents of first aid kits

legal, workplace and community considerations, including:

  • first aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Services National Law
  • State or Territory regulations covering first aid in an Education and Care setting
  • duty of care requirements
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent, including situations in which parental or caregiver consent is required
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • awareness of the potential need for stress management techniques and available support for rescuers and children

considerations when providing CPR, including:

  • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED, including specific considerations when using an AED on children
  • safety and maintenance procedures for an AED
  • chain of survival
  • how to access emergency services

techniques for providing CPR to adults, children and infants, including:

  • how to recognise that a casualty is unconscious and not breathing normally
  • rate, ratio and depth of compressions and ventilations
  • correct hand positioning for compressions
  • basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR

signs, symptoms and management of the following in children:

  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening and life-threatening bleeding
  • breathing difficulties
  • burns
  • choking
  • diabetes
  • dehydration
  • drowning
  • envenomation – all current treatments
  • eye injuries
  • febrile convulsions
  • fever
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • hypothermia
  • hyperthermia
  • minor wounds
  • pain
  • shock
  • nosebleed
  • poisoning
  • seizures
  • vomiting and diarrhoea

identification and management of a sick infant or child, including:

  • general signs and symptoms of acute illness in children and infants
  • referral and advice services, including recognition of signs or symptoms requiring immediate ambulance response
  • emergency action plans for known medical conditions, including Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • age-appropriate communication and distraction techniques
  • first aider response to basic physiological differences in children.

First aid locations across Melbourne

Melbourne CBD: Atlantis Hotel, 300 Spencer St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Dandenong: Comfort Inn, 124-126 Princes Highway, Dandenong VIC 3175
Tullamarine: Skyways Hotel, 113 Matthews Ave, Airport West, VIC, 3042
Narre Warren:1 Magid Dr, Narre Warren VIC 3805
Ballarat: Alfredton Sports and Community Club, 89c Cuthberts Rd, Alfredton VIC 3350
Sunshine VIC: Glengala Hotel, 214 Glengala Rd, Sunshine VIC 3020
Werribee: Werribee Functions & Events Centre, 2-10 Bulban Road, Werribee 3030

USI requirements

A USI (unique student identifier) number is a mandatory requirement for any student wishing to undertake vocational training. A USI number is unique to you and provided by the government to keep a secure online record of your VET certifications. You can look up your number or register for a USI number quickly and easily by clicking on the following link: https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-usi

Covid-19 Precautions

At The First Aid Course Melbourne, your health and safety is our priority. Infection control measures and Covid-19 practices are applied across all our training facilities, including but not limited to:

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Social distancing, where possible
  • Cleaning and sterilisation of equipment and materials
  • Learner sign-in sheets

Your first-aid certificate – Fully Accredited

Get your fully accredited first aid certificate on the same day.

After successfully completing your training with First Aid Course Melbourne, you will receive a fully Accredited Recognised Statement of Attainment for your first aid course.

* Not all courses will receive certificates the same day