Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting (HLTAID012)


Provide First AId in an Education and Care Setting describes the skills and knowledge required to provide 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 respond to a first aid emergency. This course incorporates Provide first aid, anaphylaxis and asthma management. Refresher training is recommended every 3 years, anaphylaxis and asthma every 12 months


  •  Introduction to First Aid in Education and Childrens services
  • Resuscitation and Airway emergencies
    • Airway and breathing management
    • Choking
    • Drowning
    • CPR
    • Defibrillation
  • Trauma Management
    • Infection control
    • Bleeding
    • Shock
    • Head and spinal injuries
    • Crush
    • Burns
    • Fractures
  • Medical Emergencies
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Asthma
    • Heart conditions
    • Stroke
    • Diabetes
    • seizures
  • Venomous bites, stings and poisons
  • General information


Upon successful completion of this course, particiants will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Child Care
  • Primary and Secondary school teacher assistant
  • First Aider

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • Child Care
  • Education and care
  • Before and after school care


Enclosed footwear, wear suitable attire and bring with them a pen.


Duration: 1 day Time: 8.30am to 4.30pm First Aid in Education and Care Setting is open to the public and can be delivered on your site or ours. Learners will recieve training in both theory and practical activities. Morning / afternoon tea/coffee and lunch is provided when delivered at TTA


RPL is not offered. This unit is from the HLT Health training package. For more information please visit


If you require special assistance, including language literacy, and numeracy please notify us and support services can be arranged. Students that require any special dietary requirements should contact the Academy prior to commencement of course so alternative arrangements can be made. A Student Handbook is available from this website and our office which provides students with training guidelines.  All students have the right to lodge an appeal or complaint in regard to the outcome of this unit. For further information please request a copy of our appeals & complaints procedure via administration. For further information visit our website at: