Child Care First Aid

HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting


This unit of competency has been approved by Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority  (ACECQA) who have deemed it to satisfy all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

 

This course is suitable for anyone working in long day care, family day care, preschool and outside of school hours (OOSH) care services.

 

http://www.acecqa.gov.au/Qualifications.aspx

 

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Stage 4 Restrictions - CBD College

Victorians can still attend our first aid and white card classes in Melbourne CBD and Dandenong.  The Victorian Government confirmed this with us on 5 August 2020.

 

Victorians must stay at home except for four reasons: necessary goods or services; medical care of compassionate reasons; exercise, work and education if necessary.

 

Please note that our courses are approved to operate as we are providing qualifications or credentials to people employed in key industries such as:

•             Construction

•             Clinical health and biomedical science

•             Aged and disability care

 

Staff and students who are permitted to leave home for work or study can travel more than 5 kilometres from their home for this purpose.

 

COVID-19 Precautions

All first aid courses are still proceeding as planned.  

We have exceptional infection control measures in place and have been advised by a senior member of NSW Public Health and a medical specialist on these policies that we have in place.

  • Classes have been limited in size.
  • The 4sqm and 1.5m social distancing guidelines apply in all our classes.
  • We encourage hand sanitisation as people enter and before they leave (and whenever they like during the course).
  • Our trainers have been instructed to space chairs out, have breaks every 2 hours, sanitise all surfaces, door handles etc with Viraclean (or equivalent) at each break and air the room during break.
  • There are gloves that you can use for your assessments.
  • Some of the assessments have been modified as you will see on the day.  For example you do not have to breathe into the manikin during this time.
  • We have a sign on the door reminding people not to enter if they have travelled internationally in the last 14 days (these notifications are also on our websites and are in the terms and conditions that students must acknowledge before they can be enrolled).
  • Our staff have had professional development on maintaining their own personal hygiene and on Coronavirus in general

Course Covers

  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • CPR techniques on adults, children and infants
  • compliance with first aid sections of the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).
  • incident reporting in a child care setting
  • child physiology
  • how to properly assess an emergency situation
  • DRSABCD
  • using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • first aid procedures for bleeding, burns and fractures
  • managing medical conditions such as epilepsy
  • managing medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and
  • choking
  • infection control procedures
  • managing exposure to extreme temperatures
  • administering  first aid for eye & soft tissue injuries
  • assessing and moving sick & injured
  • legal responsibilities of a first aider
  • basic anatomy
  • managing shock

and much, much more!



We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 91399).

 

1-day course with 4 units of competency from the new HLT Health Training

Package recorded on your Statement of Attainment issued the same day:

  1. HLTAID001 Provide CPR
  2. HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  3. HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  4. HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Coronavirus

Anyone who has travelled internationally in the last 14 days must not visit our campuses.

 

If you are in this category of students, please defer all enrolments into CBD College classes.

 

General Illness

Anyone with a fever or history of fever and acute respiratory infection (with at least one of the following symptoms: shortness of breath, cough or sore throat) should also defer enrolment until they are well.

 

Prior Knowledge

Our course is flexible in delivery and comprises a pre-course online component followed by our 1 day in-class practical course. The pre-study consists of 113 MCQs which can be done online.

 

Pre-study takes on average 4-6 hours. 95% of students prefer the online method (as opposed to attending another day of classroom training) as it is convenient and cost effective.

 

To register and start the online workbook click here.

 

Course Times

Our child care first aid classes run in Dandenong CBD every week from 9am to 5pm.  We run classes every week of the year.

 

Where do I go to attend the first aid course?

CBD training rooms in Dandenong are located at Unit 4, 2-10 Walker Street, Dandenong VIC 3175 (rear of building facing railway - cnr Moysey Lane and Freemasons Lane).

 

USI Number Requirement 

All students doing nationally recognised training from January 1, 2018 need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).   For more details click here.

 

Cancellation Policy

We are unable to refund monies for students who do not turn up for first aid classes or decide at a later date after booking that that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing

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