HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting
Provide first aid in an education and care setting
This course includes the skills and knowledge required by educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.
In an emergency, what you do in the first few minutes can dramatically improve a casualty’s chance to survive a life-threatening injury or illness.
In an education and care setting the lives of vulnerable people are in your hands. Be confident in your skills and knowledge to respond effectively when needed.
This course prepares participants to:
- Respond to an emergency situation
- Apply appropriate emergency first aid procedures
- Perform CPR
- Understand the special needs of children in a first aid situation
- Apply appropriate protocol for providing first aid in an education or care setting
- Report incidents as per statutory requirements and much more
(Valid Australia wide)
Anyone who works in an education and care setting:
- Early childhood educators
- School services officers
- Family day carers
- Sports coaches and instructors
- Parents and other carers
- Anyone working with children
Participants must be 14 years or older (or otherwise must provide written permission to attend the course from a parent or guardian).
The HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting program is available in the following delivery formats:
- 1 day practical skill workshop with 8-12 hours of pre-course self-study
This program incorporates the contents of HLTAID011 Provide first aid, HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support and HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Where participants provide evidence of a current, relevant first aid certificate, recognition may be granted. This evidence may alter the required delivery time.
Available by group booking only, of up to 15 participants.
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Nationally Accredited Certification on Completion
On successful completion of this highly practical course, the participant will receive a statement of attainment for HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting.
As per the recommendations of the Code of Practice for First Aid in the Workplace, first aid qualifications should be renewed every three (3) years. People trained in CPR and advanced resuscitation should refresh their skills at least annually (every 12 months) in accordance with recommendations of the Australian Resuscitation Council Guideline 10.1 and industry standards.
Tactical offers a 'hands on approach' with progressive assessment throughout the course, including multiple choice questionnaires, demonstration of CPR using manikins and response to simulated scenarios.
Please be aware that due to Nationally Registered Training assessment requirements, participants must be capable of performing CPR on an adult and child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor. Contact us if you need to discuss any individual needs.
Tactical also provides the following first aid units of competency for group bookings only:
HLTAID013 Provide first aid in remote or isolated site– provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response and emergency life support to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation. This program applies to workers who may be required to prepare for and provide a first aid response in locations beyond the reach of timely medical assistance
HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid– provides the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders. This program applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.
HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy– provides the skills and knowledge required to use specialised resuscitation equipment including AED, bag-valve-mask, oropharyngeal airway adjunct, an oxygen resuscitation system with oxygen cylinder and a selection of selection of oxygen equipment.