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Nationally Accredited First Aid Courses
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HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting (Plus Online)
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Course AKA code(s)
Childcare First Aid
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2 Hours Face-to-Face + Pre Learning
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HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting (Online)

“ACECQA Approved” Child Care First Aid

Also known as HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

In response to COVID-19 First Aid Pro, a trusted first aid training provider (RTO: 40407) has now made Childcare First Aid Training even EASIER, that enables participants to complete training and theory assessments online, followed by a short face-to-face practical session and smaller class sizes.

Getting your Childcare First Aid Certification is both Simple and Easy with our Same-Day Certification Course.

First Aid Pro offers the most comprehensive Childcare First Aid course that meets the requirements for teachers, educators, support staff, long day care, family daycare and outside of school hours (OOSH) or any working or caring for children.

Approved by ACECQA, HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting has been approved to meet the training requirements in asthma and anaphylaxis, First Aid, First Aid Kits, as well as in-depth training on managing asthma and anaphylaxis, how to use an epipen, and how to follow the DRSABCD protocol on Adults, Children and Infants. Plus much more….

Four key units of competency covered by the course are detailed below:

This Childcare first aid training is perfect for people who work from home, are confined to their workplace or are struggling for free time as the online training and assessment can be completed at your own pace while working in a space that suits you. This course will provide all the knowledge required for attending and completing the 2-hour Skills Practice & Assessment Workshop.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Self-paced online learning and assessment
  • Training Delivered Onsite or at your Office
  • Training Tailored Specifically to your Industry
  • Group Pricing Available
  • NO UPFRONT COSTS – Invoiced After Course Delivery
  • Supply Nation- Certified
  • Australian College of Nursing (ACN) – endorsed
  • ACECQA Approved Course

Still covering your favorite topics such as: how to respond to many common medical emergencies including the treatment of Asthma, the use of an epipen for critical anaphylaxis emergencies, how to use the DRSABCD protocol, plus how and when to use an AED or defibrillator, covering adults, children, and infants. Plus, much more….

Covid-19 Precautions

The first aid course Perth aims to provide a safe and healthy space for participants. In compliance with governmental recommendations, we have put several procedures in place across our facilities to help prevent and control COVID-19 infection rates. We therefore ask that any customers who are currently ill or experiencing symptoms postpone their training sessions. Your patience and cooperation are greatly appreciated. Please direct all inquiries and/or concerns to

Online Training and Assessment- Childcare First Aid

HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting online training features clear, easy to understand with up-to-date information. The time required to complete the online varies based on learners existing knowledge, skills, and experience.

The Practical Skills and Assessment Workshop 2 HRS gives you the opportunity to learn, practice, receive feedback and complete required skills assessment. To confirm understanding of online work a short quiz will be completed in the practical workshop

Childcare First Aid Training Requirements

As part of the HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

course, participants must meet the following course requirements:

  • At least 14 years old. Please note that visitors between the ages of 14 and 17 (inclusively) must bring a signed parental consent form on the day of the training course.
  • Produce incident reports (oral and/or verbal) that sufficiently describe the nature of the incident as well as corrective measures that can be taken to minimise future risk.
  • Communicate calmly and effectively during and following a medical emergency.
  • Use and apply literacy and numeracy skills to read, make sense of, and implement first aid protocols set by organisations like the Australian Resuscitation Council.
  • Administer at least five cycles (two minutes) of chest compressions and ventilations on an adult manikin on the floor.
  • Administer at least five cycles (two minutes) of chest compressions and ventilations on an child manikin on the floor.
  • Administer at least five cycles (two minutes) of chest compressions and ventilations on an infant manikin on a hard surface.

Course Fees 

$137 (can vary – check our DAILY DEALS)

Course Fee Includes:

Course Times

First Aid Pro Perth runs Childcare First Aid Training courses 7 days a week, please check the course calendar for times and locations.

Or talk to us to book workplace training where we come to you.

Childcare First Aid Certificate

At First Aid Pro, our customers’ learning experience is top of mind. That’s why we strive to provide the highest quality of training programs and outstanding customer service support. As part of this mission, we do everything in our power to ensure participants successfully complete the HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Once successfully completed the training course you will receive a nationally recognized statement of attainment, issued on the same day or within 24 hours of completion.

Units of Competency awarded Include:

First Aid Pro will send your certificate to the email address you supplied during registration. Should you wish to order a paper copy of your certificate, you can do so for $12.00. Postage is built into this price, meaning we will gladly mail your certificate to your preferred address.

First Aid Training Locations:

  • Perth CBD – 573 Hay Street, Perth, WA, 6000
  • Gosnell Hotel – 2149 Albany Highway, Gosnell’s, WA, 6111
  • Quest Rockingham, 22 Flinders Lane, Rockingham WA, 6168
  • Belmont
  • Canning Vale Community Centre – Eucalyptus Blvd & Waratah Blvd, Canning Vale WA 6155.
  • Magala

First Aid Performance Evidence

The learner will practice and demonstrate the ability to complete tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, workplace procedures, including safework australia recommendations.

Follow DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:

  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on a child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • managed the unconscious breathing casualty
  • followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Defibrillation
  • Responded to at least three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, and involving infants and children of varying ages including:
  • conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • post-incident debrief and evaluation
  • provided an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
  • conducted a hazard assessment and identified strategies to minimise risk

Applied first aid procedures for the following:

  • How to use a First Aid Kit
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis including using an epipen
  • bleeding control
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilization- snake bite management
  • fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation principles techniques
  • head injuries
  • poisoning
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • seizures & convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy
  • shock
  • Located and interpreted workplace policies and procedures

Knowledge Evidence

The learner must demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:

  • ARC Guidelines for provision of CPR and first aid to infants, children and adults
  • guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
  • first aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Services National Law
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge

Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:

  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation, including the psychological impact on children
  • duty of care requirements
  • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent, including situations in which parental/caregiver consent is required
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing

Considerations when providing first aid including:

  • airway obstruction due to body position
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED, including placement of pads for adults and children aged older than 8 years
  • specific considerations when using an AED on children aged between 1 and 8 years, including identification of AED with paediatric capability, paediatric voltage and use of paediatric pads
  • chain of survival
  • standard precautions
  • how to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty

Principles and procedures for application of first aid management of the following scenarios:

  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of adrenaline auto injectors
  • asthma, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of bronchodilators
  • basic care of a wound
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • eye and ear injuries
  • febrile convulsions
  • fractures
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress
  • seizures, including epilepsy
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries, including sprains and strains
  • stroke
  • unconsciousness

Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:

  • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest
  • infant respiratory systems and implications for provision of CPR
  • basic anatomical differences between adults and children, and the implications for provision of first aid
  • normal clinical values for children
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change

Recently Released New Units for the HLT Training Package

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting
  • HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy
  • HLTAID016 Manage First Aid Services and Resources


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