HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting


The HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting course provides practical training for workers within an education and care setting to respond to first aid emergencies in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
It teaches how to identify illness or injury, access emergency services, safely provide first aid treatment using action plans, equipment and resources, for CPR, defibrillation, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, immobilisation for envenomation, fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, for bleeding and shock and other conditions.
You will learn basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, managing an infant or child with an acute illness, or who requires an immediate ambulance response and conveying incident details to parents, caregivers and emergency services.
The course covers completing incident documentation and debriefing for improvement of response, recognising psychological impacts, talking with children about their emotions and seeking help as required.
This training course includes HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID009 Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Course details


This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to responde to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphyalctic emergencies. This unit of competency will contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphyalxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011).

This unit of competency has been approved by ACECQA and meets the requirements of “First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis”.


Course Details:

Blended: Complete 2 hours of unsupervised pre-course study and attend 6 hours of face to face training and assessment.

There is no pre-requisite for this course except you must be physically able to complete 2 minutes of CPR on the floor using a mannikin

Certificate issued:
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

HLTAID011 Provide first aid

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

It is recommended this unit be renewed every 36 months in line with industry standards. Locate the most current training package at training.gov.au


Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time 2 hours


Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks

Performance tasks and practical scenarios: Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)
Complete a first aid incident report form based on the simulated first aid scenario
Perform CPR on a child
Perform CPR on an infant
Manage a child casualty with anaphylaxis
Manage a child casualty with asthma
Manage a choking child and infant casualty
Manage a child casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
Manage a child casualty with a nosebleed
Manage a child casualty with a fracture and dislocation
Manage a child casualty with a sprain and strain
Manage a child casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)
Theory assessment: A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions.


Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au here. for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.          


Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor and performing rescue breathing techniques on manikins.There are no prerequisite, entry, work-placement, licensing or certification requirements for this course.

  • Private or on-site lessons [**minimum numbers - call for details**] can be arranged. Please phone 94863120 for details.