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HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

First aid in a care setting

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants and children as well as adults and specifically applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting. This unit of competency satisfies the requirement set for approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training for child carers and educators.

Recommended for:

  • Teachers and education support staff who require approved asthma and anaphylaxis training for their work;

  • Child carers; and

  • Babysitters.

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  • Respond to an emergency situation.

  • Apply appropriate emergency first aid procedures.

  • Communicate details of the incident.

  • Evaluate the incident and own performance.

Entry Requirements

  • It is a requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR manikin placed on the floor.

  • Appropriate clothing will need to be considered due to the nature of practical assessment.


Face-to-face in a small group training environment.

Awards Issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the Statement of Attainment for:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

  • HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

  • HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

Recertification Requirements

It is recommended HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting, be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standard, (HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, be renewed every 12 months in line with industry standards).


  • Pre-course study (online or in workbook provided by Far North Training upon enrolment).

  • 8 Hours face-to-face practical training.*

*Duration may vary depending on group bookings.


Mossman — Port Douglas — Atherton — Cairns — Mareeba



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Far North Training & Consultancy cannot promise that:

  • You will successfully complete a course

  • You will obtain employment in a certain industry as a result of undertaking one of our courses.