Provide Emergency First Aid in Education and Care Settings

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Course Name
Provide Emergency First Aid in Education and Care Settings
Course Number
561-16230V01
Qualification
Statement of Attainment

Summary

This course is for educators and support staff working or planning to work in
education and care settings and who are required to respond to first aid
emergencies, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. The course will
enable you to be approved as meeting the regulatory requirements of the
Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 for an approved first aid
qualification, approved anaphylaxis management training and approved emergency
asthma management training.

You will learn how to respond in an emergency situation, apply appropriate first
aid procedures, communicate details of the incident and reflect on incident and
own performance.

When you finish this course you can undertake further First Aid training in
other first aid related occupational courses. Advanced standing may be granted
in courses where providing first aid in education and/or care settings is a part
of the course.
Refresher training in CPR should be undertaken annually and first aid qualifications should be renewed every three (3) years.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
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If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are
advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life
support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from
performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will
not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Career Opportunities

You will be able to work in a first aid role dealing with life-threatening
emergencies in a range of education and care settings.

Study Options

For further information contact the Customer Service Centre on 1800 448 176 (Free Call).