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HLTAID012 - Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting (Online Blended)

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HLTAID012 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

(Includes HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support and HLTAID011 Provide First Aid)

The current standard required by Teachers, educators and childcare workers is HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting. This standard is now the most modern standard of its type and replaces all previous standards such as HLTAID004. FirstAidPro’s approach involves a healthy blend of practical skills and know-how, blended with fully up-to-date theoretical knowledge. We also use state-of-the-art training equipment and the most current training techniques.

The blended Zoom format for training is a “best of both worlds” approach to online learning, providing the interactivity and guided learning of a face-to-face trainer-led training course along with the convenience of online learning.

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Childcare First Aid Also Known As:

Senior First Aid
First Aid Refresher
Apply First Aid
First Aid update course

Accredited First Aid Units

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

First Aid Course Near Me

When you're taking part in Zoom training with FirstAidPro, location simply isn't a factor. You can work through the self-paced online learning materials, complete your assessments, and then take part in your interactive Zoom session with an expert trainer and a class of other students, all without setting foot outside your door. Even your training equipment is delivered right to your address. And when it comes time to send it back, simply drop it all in the provided reply paid post pack and send it on its way.

Blended Child Care First Aid Course Requirements

To meet the requirements of our HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting training and successfully complete the course, students must:

Course Fees

The cost to take part in our HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting course starts at only $119. This can be even cheaper when you factor in our daily deals!

First Aid Certificate

At FirstAidPro, our commitment to excellent customer service doesn’t stop at the end of your course. We strive to make sure that every student receives their digital statements of attainment within 24 hours of their training – and by the end of that day, where possible.

First Aid Training Content Covered

The course covers a comprehensive range of common injuries and illnesses, including (but not limited to):

  • The DRSABCD protocol and how to apply it
  • Performing CPR on adults and infants
  • Operating an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • Using an EpiPen to treat anaphylaxis
  • First Aid response for bleeding, burns and fractures
  • Management of medical emergencies such as heart attacks, strokes, asthma, anaphylaxis, seizures, diabetes and febrile convulsions
  • Management of medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and choking
  • Identification and management of hyperthermia (heat stroke) and Hypothermia, heat exhaustion and dehydration
  • Assessing and moving a sick or injured person you Control of infectious diseases
  • Legal responsibilities of a first aider

Knowledge Evidence

To successfully complete the course, students will need to demonstrate (and be assessed by their trainer in) the following areas.

Guidelines and procedures, including:

  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid
  • First aid guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • Potential incident hazards and risk minimisation processes when providing first aid
  • Infection control procedures, including use of standard precautions and resuscitation barrier devices
  • Requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • First aid codes of practice
  • Appropriate workplace or site procedures relevant to the provision of first aid
  • Contents of first aid kits
  • Legal, workplace and community considerations including:
  • Duty of care requirements
  • Own skills and limitations
  • Consent and how it relates to the conscious and unconscious casualty
  • Privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Awareness of the potential need for stress management techniques and available support for rescuers

Considerations when providing CPR, including:

  • Upper airway and effect of positional change
  • Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • Appropriate use of an AED (defibrillator)
  • Safety and maintenance procedures for an AED
  • Chain of survival
  • How to access emergency services

Techniques for providing CPR to adults, children and infants, including:

  • How to recognise that a casualty is unconscious and not breathing normally
  • Rate, ratio and depth of compressions and ventilations
  • Correct hand positioning for compressions
  • Basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR

Signs, symptoms and management of the following conditions and injuries:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Non-life-threatening and life-threatening bleeding
  • Burns
  • Cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • Choking
  • Diabetes
  • Drowning
  • Envenomation – all current treatments
  • Eye injuries
  • Fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Hypothermia
  • Hyperthermia
  • Minor wounds
  • Nose-bleed
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Sharps injuries
  • Stroke

Online Learning

Unlike conventional first aid training, FirstAidPro’s Zoom courses take place entirely online, without any direct face to face contact. This makes it ideal both for lockdown conditions or for people in remote locations. But with Zoom training, this convenience doesn’t need to be at the expense of a truly interactive training experience.

When taking part in one of our Zoom training courses, students can log on and complete the online learning component of the course at a pace and time that suits them (you’ll generally need around half a day for this). Then, after completing the knowledge assessment and online pre-quiz, they can join in their Zoom session for the chance to learn from a highly experienced trainer in a supportive classroom environment.

Zoom first aid courses really do combine all the best elements of face-to-face and online training.

Course Times

Our Zoom courses are scheduled throughout the week at various dates and times. Some weekend sessions are available for those unavailable in work hours. To check specific dates times for courses, have a look at our course calendar. Alternatively, get in touch with us to talk through what session times might work for you.

For corporate and group bookings, you might even be able to arrange a dedicated Zoom session at a time suited to your group. But remember, you’ll need to book at least a week out from the course’s scheduled date – to allow time for your resource pack to be delivered, and make sure you’ve completed the online learning content.

USI Requirements

As of early 2015, any student undertaking some form of formal, accredited study in Australia has required a USI number, or “Unique Student Identifier”. This is a unique ID number – rather like a tax file number – that is linked to you and used to track any formal training you’ve taken part in throughout Australia. You’ll need to provide one to FirstAidPro before you can take part in any of our training courses. This is something you’ll need to arrange yourself – it’s a unique piece of official government identification and not something FirstAidPro can provide you with. But fortunately, getting one is relatively easy- just go to the USI website to start the process.

Practical Skills and Assessment Workshop Include

The content of the HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting course is laid out by the National Register on Vocational Education and Training, and follows the recommendations and guidelines of the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

To complete the training and receive certification (in HLTAID009, HLTAID010, HLTAID011, and HLTAID012), the student must show competence in the following tasks:

  • Managing, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise
  • Managing, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult, including:
  • Performing 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
  • Following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • Demonstrating a rotation of single-rescuer operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • Responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Managing, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:
  • Performing 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
  • Managing casualties, with the following:
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Asthma
    • Non-life-threatening and life-threatening bleeding
    • Choking
    • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
    • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques
    • Minor wound cleaning and dressing
    • Nosebleed
    • Shock
  • Responding to at least one simulated first aid incident contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or community setting, where the candidate does not know the casualty’s condition before starting treatment, including:
    • Identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and symptoms
    • Using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
    • Providing appropriate first aid treatment
    • Conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any required post-incident action
    • Providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
    • Reviewing the incident

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