HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
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This course is conducted under the auspices of APL Group Pty Ltd RTO 3586 t/as LivCor, who will be responsible for the quality and direction of all accredited training and assessment conducted by Redpath Education., as well as the issuing of Statements of Attainment for the units of competency on LivCor's scope.
First Aid (HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting) qualifications should be renewed every three years, with refresher training in HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) undertaken annually. ref; NT WorkSafe - Code of Practice for First Aiders.
This HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting course applies to teachers, educators and child care support staff who are required to respond to a first aid emergencies, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies, as they apply to infants, children and adults, and is on the ACECQA list of approved qualifications.
Additional information can be found at Training.gov.au via this link; HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or download the RTO's course outline here; course flyer
There are no prerequisite units. Participants will need the ability to meet the physical demands of providing first aid. Participants will also need oral communication skills to make an accurate verbal report to emergency services and workplace supervisor. Prior to the start of face-to-face practical training, there may be a short knowledge quiz to check language, literacy and numeracy skills, as required.
Training and assessment arrangements:
This accredited course is delivered in English (unless otherwise arranged), and delivered over two (2) days, providing participants with the knowledge and skills to confidently recognise and respond to an emergency situation requiring first aid.
All courses are conducted either on site or at our training rooms, at a time to suit the facility or the majority of the participants. Applicants must possess functional written and spoken English skills.
- One Day course with on-line learning completed prior to the one-day practical workshop.
- Two Day course (7hrs each day over 2 days) to support LLN needs of participants, or remote area time constraints.
- Other course formats we deliver courses in various formats to meet the needs of workplaces and the participants, please contact us to discuss your needs.
This two day course is designed to support participants who believe they will have difficulty completing the on-line learning and knowledge assessment, or may require additional LLN assistance. The Two day course is specifically designed for delivery in remote locations where workplace or other time restrictions preclude full day attendance. You will be answering knowledge questions verbally, and recording answers in writing, at various times during training. You will have opportunities to discuss and reflect on your performance during the course, to enable you to demonstrate the requisite practical skills and respond appropriately to written and oral questions.
Our First Aid educator observes the participants application of skills and knowledge throughout the face to face practical sessions, during simulated emergency scenarios, contextualised to the candidate's workplace/community settings, and other skill stations both on and off the floor.
We encourage you to bring your stories into the training session, to discuss your roles and responsibilities, as well as overview your policies and procedures and review First Aid processes in your workplace prior to the course. You do this by downloading and completing a workplace Asthma/Anaphylaxis checklist, as well as an Asthma and Anaphylaxis risk assessment with your workplace (or based on the scenario's provided).
Participants will need the ability to meet the physical demands of providing resuscitation. CPR assessment requires candidates to perform at least two (2) minutes of single rescuer uninterrupted CPR on both an adult + child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor as well at least two (2) minutes of single rescuer uninterrupted CPR on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface. Participants will also work in a small team to demonstrate a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compression's, while applying an AED during an emergency CPR scenario, on an adult and child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.
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You will have opportunities to discuss and reflect on your performance during the course, to support you to provide first aid appropriately.
We send your emails and reminder sms messages to your nominated mobile and email contact (as you provide in your enrolment form), please ensure you check your junk and spam email folders.
Students under 14 years of age must provide written permission to attend the course from their parent or guardian.
Fees are payable though the website or at our office by credit card (Visa/MC), cash or purchase order, and may be tax deductible to eligible students. Should the NT Government and industry bodies make Scholarships available, we will assist you to apply.
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- Classes on campus or at your workplace, on schedule or after hours
- Class size is limited to a max of 12 participants - unless otherwise arranged
- Learning program integrated with the development or review of Emergency Plans is price on application
- Remote travel is additional to the course cost, and will be quoted on request
Text Books & Learning support
All participants receive a hard copy reference book to assist you in maintaining your knowledge over time. LLN support can be provided to participants on request, which includes additional face to face time with the trainer/assessor.
1 competency unit is required for award of this qualification, with content including:
- Principles of First Aid, legal issues
- Differences between adults and children for provision of first aid
- Normal clinical values for children
- Airway management, including infant airway
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (1 & 2 person, Adult, Child & Infant)
- use of an Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
- Medical conditions including diabetes, epilepsy and convulsions
- Infection control and First Aid for minor wounds
- Risk management for asthma and anaphylaxis
- Anaphylaxis emergency response
- Asthma emergency response
- Control of major external bleeding and shock
- Management of near drowning
- Hyperthermia and hypothermia
- Burns and electric shock
- Eye and soft tissue injuries
- Venomous bites and stings
- Fractures and spinal injuries
- Head, chest and abdominal injuries
- Assessment of the sick and injured
- Communicating details of an incident
- Reporting requirements in education and children’s services
- Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents
- and special needs of remote area practice
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Additional information can be found at Training.gov.au via this link; (HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or download the RTO's course outline here; course flyer
Remote travel is additional to the course cost, and will be quoted on request.