Provide First Aid In Education and Care Setting


Course Content

This course 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.

The course topics include the DRSABCD action plan. cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid principles, asthma and anaphylaxis.

Learning Objectives

This course covers the following:

  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Medical emergencies
  • Heat and cold induced illness
  • Strains, sprains, dislocations and fractures
  • Chest and abdominal injuries
  • Poisons
  • Legal issues
  • Defibrillation
  • Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
  • Asthma
  • Choking
  • Burns
  • Shock
  • Safety and risk management
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Facial and eye injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • Infection control


Mandatory online pre-assessment before attending a face-to-face practical session.

Statements of Attainment

On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

Certificate Validity

Rich River First Aid recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation (HLTAID001/009), asthma, and anaphylaxis skills are renewed every 12 months. Our HLTAID004/012 continuous learning program enables participants to update all certificate competencies every 12 months.

Delivery Mode(s)

Mandatory online pre-assessment then face-to-face practical session.

Additional Information

A successful outcome for this statement of attainment will be determined by a range of different assessment methods including a questionnaire, observation of simulated and practical activities etc.

You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

If you have mobility issues our trainer can assist you with getting up and down from the floor. Please call our office on 1300 046 381 to notify these requirements at least 48 hours prior to the advertised session time.