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Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

Course Description

This program provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants and children in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. 

This program applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to response to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. 

Units of Competency

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting

Course Outline

  • Recognising and assessing an emergency situation
  • Ensuring safety for self, bystanders and casualty
  • Assessing the casualty and recognising the need for a first aid response
  • Seeking assistance from emergency services
  • Performing CPR in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Providing first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
  • Communicating the details of an incident
  • Completing the applicable workplace or site documentation
  • Reporting the details of incidents involving infants and children to parents or caregivers
  • Following appropriate workplace or site procedures to report serious incidents to the regulatory authority
  • Reviewing the incident

Mode of Delivery

This course will be delivered via face-to-face at one of our leading facilities or can be delivered at your location. 

For group bookings or for more information, click “Get a Quote”.


This course is scheduled for:

1 day

Pre-Requisite and Entry Requirements

Students holding a previous certification for the unit of competency and are seeking recognition must supply their credential at the time of enrolment.

Students must have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) to interpret and apply relevant information to commence learning in this program. An LLN assessment may be conducted upon receipt of enrolment application to ensure each student has the appropriate level of skills required to undertake this course.


Students who successfully complete this course and demonstrate competence will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The certification will be issued by Risk, Response and Rescue Pty Ltd (RTO 90774).


  • $195 per person
  • For group bookings please click “Get a Quote” to find out more or Contact Us.

Course Inclusions

All course materials, handouts and personal protective equipment will be provided.

Student Requirements

Students must be physically capable of performing at least two (2) minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor. 

Students must wear appropriate clothing and footwear when attending face-to-face sessions.

Refer to the Participant Information Handbook for information about our policies and procedures.