HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting is relevant to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting.

You will learn the knowledge and skills required to respond to first aid emergencies, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

The unit was developed in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and may contribute toward approved First Aid, asthma and anaphylaxis

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Course Title:

Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

Age Requirement:

Suitable for 14 years or above

Course Cost:


Mode of Delivery:

Online learning plus face-to-face classroom training and assessment


Blended course with:

  • Online learning prior to face-to-face training (approx. 0.5 to 1-hour *)
  • Face-to-face training and assessment (6 -7 hours *)

* Duration is dependent on the learning ability. If the online learning is not completed prior to the face-to-face training, it will then be required to be completed on the day.


Written, practical and scenario-based assessment. Minimum of two minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult manikin placed on the floor to meet the performance criteria for assessment.


On completion students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting - Valid for 3 years.
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid - Valid for 3 years.
  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support - Valid for 3 years.
  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - Valid for 1 year.

Course Content:

This course covers skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid to infants, children and adults
  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for First Aid response
  • Seek assistance from emergency services
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the guidelines established by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC)
  • Provide First Aid in accordance with established First Aid principles
  • Ensure casualty feels safe, secure and supported
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
  • Operate First Aid equipment according to manufacturers' instructions
  • Monitor the condition of the casualty and respond in accordance with First Aid principles.


If you have a limitation that may affect your ability to complete the course, please call us to discuss prior to booking.