HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency Response in an Education and Care Setting CityEast College

Course Outline

This course delivers basic instruction in the assessment and application of first aid for infants, children and adults and what the initial response to an emergency, injury or illness should be. This is not a replacement for professional medical care but is required information for educators and support staff for business Work Health and Safety (WHS) compliance.

HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting unit is relevant for directors, educators and support staff working within an education and child care setting where it may become necessary to respond to a first aid emergency, together with asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

This unit of competency contributes 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).

Ideal for... Anyone working with infants or children.

Entry requirements Blended learning: Accesses to a computer with internet access.

You will need to have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) that allow you to read and interpret information a basic level. City East Community College may conduct an LLN assessment as part of the

If you feel you may have difficulty with in this area please contact us so we can see how we can support you.

This course will give you the skills needed to...

• identify emergencies
• identify dangers to self, others and the casualties
• gain assistance from others and casualty consent
• assess first aid management required
• seek assistance from emergency response services
• perform cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) according to Australian Resuscitation (ARC) guidelines
• operate first aid equipment, including an automated external defibrillator (AED)
• apply first aid principles
• manage allergic reactions
• mange and use different types of adrenaline auto injectors for anaphylaxis
• monitor the casualty’s condition
• communicate with emergency services and authorities the details of the casualty’s injuries and incident

Course Delivery and COVID-19 Safety This course is delivered in a blended learning environment. Online learning takes place prior to the course and students must successfully complete the online assessment before attending the practical assessment session.

At our practical assessment students are issued with their own equipment and manikins to complete the session. Social distancing and sanitising protocols will be in place. Any student who is unwell will not be admitted and will be offered an alternative assessment time.

Course Outcome Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the unit 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 and HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Validity Three (3) years from date of course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that the CPR component of this course, HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, be updated every 12 months

What you Will Need

• a computer to participate in online learning
• workplace, organisation policies and procedures
• access to a workplace supervisor to observe, monitor and assess your performance or ability to video your practical assessments to submit to

Other information

This is nationally accredited training. You will need:

• a unique student identifier (USI),


Nominal hours: 20

Call us on 9387 7400 if you need any help.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting (HLTAID004)

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