Provide Emergency First Aid in Education and Care Settings

Course Name
Provide Emergency First Aid in Education and Care Settings
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Statement of Attainment


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.
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

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