HLTAID004/12 Course: Provide First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting


September 15, 2020

At West Coast First Aid Training, we offer first aid courses that help you tackle situations where your or someone else’s life is at risk. All our trainers are certified and skilled, with experience of training numerous participants. To rule out risk while you take care of children, enroll in this course today!

Course Contents

The course is designed according to the State guidelines and the participants are assessed based on their task performance on those guidelines. The course educates about the first aid responses for various emergencies like bleeding control, head injuries, poisoning, etc. 

Information regarding the basic physiology and anatomy of a human being is also provided. All kinds of injuries that fall under the first aid category are addressed and the procedure to save the victim in that situation is performed and practiced. 

The basic community guidelines, first aid codes, and regulations are also taught. You will be taught to identify situations that require first aid and the situations where you will require immediate medical aid. The unit covers dislocations, stroke, crush injuries, and a lot more. 

Course Description

First Aid has always been considered an essential practice for people of all ages. Calamities and injuries do not come knocking at the door and thus, every individual has to have basic first aid and CPR knowledge. Precaution is better than cure. 

With children involved in an educational environment, their safety is a priority. To ensure that their in safe hands, every caretaker and faculty member should be taught about first aid. The steps to undertake during first aid emergencies, including asthmatic and anaphylactic situations. 

To help make the educational environment more secure, the West Coast First Aid Training has introduced a Provide First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting Course. There is no particular age requirement for this course. The course entails theoretical and practical knowledge applied to infants, children, and adults, during an emergency. Child caretakers, educators, and the supporting staff should enroll in this course so that they are well-equipped with the measures to undertake during a first-aid emergency.


Learn how to deal with Asthma


The medical areas and their training covered in this course like first aid, anaphylaxis, and asthma are approved by the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011), approved by ACECQA. All our sessions include practical and hands-on training to ensure that you understand the concept and you know how to perform various procedures.

The course will contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011), has been approved by ACECQA and meets the requirements of “First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis”.

Course Specifications

The course is divided into 2 parts:

Online Pre-Course Work

Duration: 2-3 hours

The online pre-course session is for 2 hours, where you are introduced to the theory of first aid and the emergencies you will be trained for. 24-hours before attending the practical training session, the student has to complete their theory. Participants will gain access to the online portal once they have completed registration and payment. 

The certificate provided after this course has to be shown to the trainer at the location for face-to-face practical training. If you fail to submit a certificate, you will have to reschedule your practical session. 

Practical training (Offline)

Duration: 1-day

The practical training, where you will be taught to perform first aid responses on a mannequin, is a 1-day assessment session. The participants will have to appear for a theory test and perform practical exercises. Practical assessments are conducted in either group, pairs or individually. The exercises include laying people in the recovery position, bandaging, and performing CPR on adult, infant, and child mannequins. 


The participant will be provided with two certificates on the completion of this course:

  • Provide emergency first aid response in an educational and care setting
  • Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

The certificate will be mailed to you the same day or a day later if the session occurs on the weekend. 


The fee of the course is $140 and it includes a first aid kit, a resuscitation mask, and certificates. 


The location of the training is informed after the registration and theory process.

The participants will be served refreshments in their practical training. We provide 1 CPR mannequin for every 2 participants so that you do not have to compromise in your practice.

Completion of pre-reading and knowledge assessment taking approximately 2 hours to complete and 1 day in-class practical assessment.

Delivery Mode:
Online pre-course work and Face-to-face

The course is conducted for groups at a location/date and time that suit the participants.

Entry Requirements

To enroll in this course, you will require the following during registration:

  • Participants will have to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) number.
  • Participants will have to have basic skills of spoken and written English.
  • Participants will require a standard level of physical fitness to be able to perform all the first aid exercises. 


There are no qualifications required to enroll in this course, however, there are certain pre-course requirements to be fulfilled. The participants must complete the online theory 24 hours before the practical session. Also, please inform us if you are unable to get down on the floor for a medical reason as performing CPR on a child, infant, and adult mannequin is mandatory to complete the course. 

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