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Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

Childcare & education First Aid course

This Nationally Recognised course is suitable for anyone employed in an educational or care setting and requires qualifications in first aid, CPR, asthma and anaphylaxis

Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting course description

This course provides practical training specific for workers within a childcare setting to respond to first aid emergencies in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. Not suitable for Grade school teachers, course specifically for preschool aged Children.

It teaches how to identify illness or injury, access emergency services, safely provide first aid treatment using action plans, equipment and resources, for CPR, defibrillation, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, immobilisation for envenomation, fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, for bleeding and shock and other conditions.

You will learn basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, managing an infant or child with an acute illness, or who requires an immediate ambulance response and conveying incident details to parents, caregivers and emergency services.

The course covers completing incident documentation and debriefing for improvement of response, recognising psychological impacts, talking with children about their emotions and seeking help as required.

The course prepares educators and childcare workers on how to administer first aid and effectively communicate with others, such as teachers, parents and emergency services.

  • Fully certified

  • Workplace training available

  • online-booking

    24/7 online booking

Course Cost: $118.00 per person

Full payment is required at the time of booking to reserve your place. We accept credit card (Visa or Mastercard), PayPal, as well as electronic funds transfer (internet banking).

Large groups and onsite costs vary; please talk with one of our friendly team members to discuss.

How to book

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course; however, participants should have sufficient English language and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the CPR course.

To complete the eLearning component, participants will require access to a computer or tablet with access to the internet.

Participants will also be required to complete practical training and evaluations, which will come in the form of a two-minute CPR demonstration on a resuscitation manikin. Please let us know if you have limited mobility or a current injury before booking.

Minimum age

Anyone under the age of 14 years old must have parental/guardian consent to participate in this course.


These courses are delivered in part online theory and in part face-to-face (approximately 4 hours practical training and self-paced online theory).

Provider of Training and Assessment

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Accredited Training Company


Units Being Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:
  • HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Entry Requirements

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor and performing rescue breathing techniques on manikins.

Certificate Renewal Requirements

This certificate has an industry recommended renewal period of 36 months

Learning Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints

Please check out our Student Handbooks for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Requirements for completion

Participants must attend 100% of the first aid training and successfully demonstrate competency in all assessment activities at one of our Gold Coast locations or onsite at your workplace.

Certification validity

Three (3) years from the issue date.
CPR refresher training is required on an annual basis. Our staff will notify you a month before the expiration date of your CPR certificate.

Certification issued

Statement of Attainment in the following units of competency:
  • HLTAID009 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 - Provide basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

The HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting course.
This course will now cost $118.

24/7 online booking is available or you can contact us directly for course dates and inquiries.

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Training Partners

Training and assessment is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

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