This course has been designed to provide 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 with the knowledge and skills to do so.
This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.
This unit applies to 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.
This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).
Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.
On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting (Statement of Attainment).
There are no prerequisite units required for this qualification. It is however expected that participants have English language, literacy, and numeracy skills equivalent to at least Year 10 level.
Units of Competency
Suggested pathways after completion of this qualification include:
The Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting course is delivered in a 1 day face-to-face workshop over 8 hours.
The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that First Aiders complete a CPR Refresher course every 12 months and the full First Aid Course every 3 years.
Course fees may vary depending on the location of the course.
Recognition of Prior Learning is not available for this course.
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