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HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

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Description

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting (superseded HLTAID004 Provide An Emergency First Aid Response In An Education And Care Setting)

Nationally Accredited Course

This course is specifically designed to meet the needs of people working in the childcare and early childhood learning industry. This course is tailored towards anyone working with children. It covers child specific first aid in many high-risk areas such as anaphylaxis and asthma as well as common injuries and resuscitation. The Australian Children’s Education & Care Authority (ACECQA) has endorsed this course as meeting their requirements for anaphylaxis, asthma, and first aid training.

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Assessment is through a combination of practical first aid activities and a written test paper. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

Course Outline

The Child Care First Aid course presents the following key skills and knowledge:

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for First Aid response
  • Seek assistance from emergency services
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the guidelines established by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC)
  • Provide First Aid in accordance with established First Aid principles
  • Ensure casualty feels safe, secure and supported
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
  • Operate First Aid equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions
  • Monitor the condition of the casualty and respond in accordance with First Aid principles
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services
  • Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures
  • Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form
  • Report details of incidents involving infants and children to parents or caregivers
  • Follow appropriate workplace or site procedures to report serious incidents to the regulatory authority
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory or organisational policies
  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required
  • Contribute to a review of the First Aid response as required

Course Code: HLTAID012

Course Title: Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

Mode of Delivery: e-Learning plus face-to-face classroom training and assessment

Duration: Complete E-Learning, and

1-day attendance for practical assessment, or

2-day face to face training sessions available

Course Format : This is a blended course with self-paced online learning (e-Learning) and face-to-face training. Before attending the face-to-face training, students need to complete their e-Learning, which can be done in one sitting or over several sessions. Depending on the student’s learning ability, they should allow up to 6 hours for reading and e-Learning. Face-to-face training and assessment takes 5 hours in a classroom environment.

Assessment : Written, practical and scenario-based assessment

Age Requirement: Minimum age is 14 Years

Certificate Valid: Competencies included on Statement of Attainment

  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting – Valid for 36 months (3 years ) from the date of course completion
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid – Valid for 36 months (3 years) from the date of course completion
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support – Valid for 36 months (3 years) from the date of course completion
  • HLATID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – Valid for 12 months from the date of course completion

Who Can Attend?

This course is for students with existing first aid experience or for those who are new to first aid and comfortable learning in a blended delivery setting

NSTA™ FIRST AID COURSES :

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), remote area first aid, the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Hence, a diploma in first aid will certify the learner to undertake the duties and job of a first aid provider. Our instructors are trained first aid providers, therefore, apply for first aid course (NSTA) to gain a diploma.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings, NSTA can offer the following first aid courses in our professional training centres or in your own workplace.

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID011 Provide first aid

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site

HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid

HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

What Will I Learn?

  • You will learn the knowledge and skills required to respond to First Aid emergencies, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLATID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
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Material Includes

  • Student Handbook

Requirements

  • The course assessment requires students to demonstrate their ability to correctly perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult manikin placed on the floor

Target Audience

  • First Aid Courses
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
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