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Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education

2 Days
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The aim of this course is to develop the knowledge and skills required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in an education and care setting.

The unit applies to educators, coordinators and other relevant staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

This qualification satisfies the ACECQA requirement for workers in regulated education and care organisations’ to possess a qualification in First aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis emergency response. The unit is listed on the ACECQA website as an approved First aid course.

Course Delivery

Clients will be forwarded learning materials approximately one week prior to commencement of face to face delivery that they will read to refresh/develop knowledge and understanding of the course content and concepts.  Clients can contact their trainer via phone and/or e-mail for support prior to the face to face sessions. Clients are encouraged to contact their Trainer during this time.

Clients will also be instructed to access and read the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines relating to the unit content prior to attending the face to face training.

Client will attend the face to face training and on completion of this undertake Summative assessments. Clients will be provided the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge and skills in between the completion of face to face sessions and assessment (if required). Clients may contact their trainer for support/ assistance outside of scheduled face to face contact times.

The following techniques are employed during face to face delivery depending on the subject matter:
power point presentations, trainer demonstrations, individual tasks, case studies, research, role plays, practical demonstrations and group work. The context of the simulated first aid situations will be incorporated into delivery and assessment methodologies and client’s complete tasks to appropriate industry standards.

Clients will be provided opportunities for formative assessment during delivery. Trainers provide feedback to clients on areas for improvements to facilitate the development of appropriate knowledge and skills and prepare them for summative assessment.

ThinkPoint offer courses throughout the year to suit clients’ requirements.


Client’s competence against the unit of competence specifications is assessed at the completion of face to face training. Clients are provided with opportunities for re-assessment if they fail to demonstrate competency during assessment tasks.

Clients will be informed of assessment processes and methodologies pre-enrolment and at orientation. Assessors will provide copies of the assessment tasks in accordance with the assessment schedule and discuss the assessment requirements with each client prior to them attempting each task.

Entry requirements

Clients Language, Literacy and Numeracy ability is assessed in conjunction with their knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications in accordance with Learning and assessment strategy. On completion of the assessment Thinkpoint determines if the course is suitable for the client and addresses their learning needs.

Training Pathway

Clients who successfully complete this course may progress onto advanced first aid or related courses.

Employment Pathway

This qualification satisfies the ACECQA requirement for workers in the regulated education and care organisations to possess a qualification in First aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis emergency response.

Subsequently this qualification contributes to workers securing employment in a regulated education and care organisation as an educator, coordinator or other relevant roles.


On successful completion of this course a Statement of attainment A Statement of attainment for HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting will be provided to clients.

Fee Information

The total fee charged for this course is $100 (includes learning materials). The fee is payable on confirmation of course booking.

Course Structure and modules

In order to achieve the qualification clients must successfully complete this unit.

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

All clients are provided with the opportunity to have their prior learning and experience assessed and gain recognition for this. Clients who have successfully completed whole units of competency with a Australian registered Training Organisation that are identical to any of those contained within this course can apply for Credit Transfer.

Further Information

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