HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting


The HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting  course is designed to comply with new childcare first aid regulations.
New Regulations

This training course includes HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

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 Format:
ON-SITE COURSE: available for childcare centres during or after hours or weekends
PUBLIC COURSE: please call 94863120 for further details. 7 hr course time + online precourse workbook
PreCourse Study Options:
There are a number of different options for completing the pre-course study;
Ebook (free)
Online training (free)
The pre course study includes a question paper consisting of 38 multi choice questions. You must take the completed paper with you to the training course.
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
 Group activities and oral questioning throughout the course
 Practical demonstrations/skills assessments.
Qualification issued:
Statement of attainment
Certificate refresher course is recommended every 3 years. The student is responsible for the revision every three years to remain current.
Further study options:
Students who successfully complete this unit may wish to consider further study such as:
Provide advanced first aid
Certification: PDF emailed usually next business day

Topics covered

  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reactions
  • anaphylaxis
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • cold and crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact (including hypothermia, hyperthermia,
    dehydration and heat stroke)
  • epilepsy
  • eye and ear injuries
  • fractures
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress including asthma and other respiratory conditions
  • seizures
  • severe allergic and anaphylactic reactions
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries
  • unconsciousness, not breathing or not breathing normally

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