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Do you work with children and need to be come first aid qualified?

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

This course is ideal for educators and support staff working within an education and child care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

This course meets all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care National Regulations, and the Queensland Education and Care Services Act and Regulations.

For those organisations whose policy may require it, this course contains specific units on asthma and anaphylaxis (VIC Units of competency) which include the skills and knowledge to be able to develop asthma and anaphylaxis risk assessment and emergency management plans.

Note: Students undertaking this course need to have literacy skills equivalent to year ten English.

Book your course in a location convenient to you by selecting the region in the calendar below.

Course Details

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Course Duration

2 days

Content

  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Asthma (Unit 22282VIC )
  • Anaphylaxis (Unit 22300VIC)
  • Choking
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Burns
  • Medical emergencies
  • Shock
  • Heat and cold induced illness
  • Safety and risk management
  • Strains, sprains, dislocations and fractures
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Chest and abdominal injuries
  • Facial and eye injuries
  • Poisons
  • Bites and stings
  • Legal issues
  • Infection control
  • Defibrillation

Competencies

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

22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

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

Prerequisites

Nil.

Training Materials Provided

First aid publication, bandages and plastic CPR wallet card.

Recommended recertification period

The First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice recommends that first aiders should attend training on a regular basis to refresh their first aid knowledge and skills, and to confirm their competence to provide first aid.

 

The Australian Resuscitation Council recommendations training in CPR annually to maintain relevant skills. Other units of competency within this course are recommended to be undertaken every three years.

Recommended Product/First Aid kits

  • Keyring face shield or face mask
  • Personal, Small, Medium or Large Leisure Kit (for the home and car)
  • Standard or Medium Workplace Kit (for industry)
  • Off-Road 4WD Kit, Recreational Marine Kit and Motoring Kit (for the great outdoors)
  • Automated external defibrillator

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