Education and Care First Aid

Learn to recognise and respond to a range of common first aid situations encountered in the care of children, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies.


2 days


  • A practical action plan to follow in an emergency; ‘DRSABCD’

  • Resuscitation (CPR) on an adult, child and baby including an overview of defibrillation

  • Essential training in how to manage allergic reactions/anaphylaxis and asthma emergencies

  • How to deal with a range of first aid emergencies such as; choking, burns, bites and stings, sprains and strains, eye irritation, wounds and bleeding, chest pain, poisons, fractures, dislocations, shock, abdominal injuries, head, neck and spinal injuries, heat and cold induced illnesses and other medical emergencies

  • Prevention and planning including risk assessments, medical management and communication plans

  • Legal requirements, reporting and your duty of care


Participants must satisfactorily complete multiple written and practical assessments.

Note: CPR assessment must be completed on the floor. 


Successful participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:

  • 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

  • 22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

  • 22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

Current industry standards state that this course should be updated every three years with the CPR component updated annually. 

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RRP $3,570.00

AMWU $3,034.50

RRP $250.00

AMWU $212.50