HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

Units of Competency on Certificate

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid 
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting(CCFA)

In a relaxed and enjoyable environment this unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

FirstAid Advantage - Registered Training Organisation RTO code: 45751

  • Face-to-face training
  • Course learner guide provided on enrolment
  • Nationally accredited certificate on successful completion
  • Online Booking and payment available

Certificate

On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.

Duration

One day.

Normally 8am to 4pm

Qualification Validity

Three (3) years from date of issue.

CPR unit requires refresher training every 12 months.

Our student management system will remind you when your units of competency’s are due to be refreshed.

Course Cost

Until 30 June 2024

$180.00 per participant. GST Free

A group booking for 8 or fewer participants is $1440, then $180 for every extra participant. Training can be held at your workplace or our training room. Please email or speak to one of the team to arrange training.  We have a corporate portal that allows training managers to self manage staff enrolment in either a corporate booking or in one of our public courses.


From 1 July 2024

$185.00 per participant. GST Free

A group booking for 8 or fewer participants is $1480, then $185 for every extra participant. Training can be held at your workplace or our training room. Please email or speak to one of the team to arrange training.  We have a corporate portal that allows training managers to self manage staff enrolment in either a corporate booking or in one of our public courses.

Location

48 Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour

On request, we are more than happy to attend your workplace.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this course; however, it is recommended participants have sufficient English language and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the training. If you have not previously done a first aid course, please contact us before enrolling.

Our standard one-day course is intended for students renewing their training. Participants are required to provide a copy of their most recent first aid certificate, if they have not trained with First aid advantage previously.

Participants will also be required to undertake practical training and assessments. This includes demonstrating CPR on a manikin (placed on the floor) for a period of two minutes. If you have a current injury poor mobility or please discuss this prior to enrolling.

Minimum Age

Enrolments for participants under of the age of 16 not excepted for this course. Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian.

Requirements for Successful Completion

Participants are required to attend 100% of this first aid training, and successfully demonstrate competence in all assessment activities.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirements

Participants will need suitable LLN skills to complete the following tasks/skills:

  • Read information from a PowerPoint and whiteboard
  • Listen and understand verbal information by an English-speaking trainer
  • Complete written incident report forms in English
  • Read and answer a multiple-choice & short-written question paper
  • Listen to instructions of an Automated External Defibrillator where prompts are delivered in English and count to 30

Topics covered in CCFA

  • State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
  • ARC Guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and first aid
  • safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • legal, workplace and community considerations including:
  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • duty of care requirements
  • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing
  • considerations when providing first aid including:
  • airway obstruction due to body position
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED
  • chain of survival
  • standard precautions
  • how to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios:
  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • basic care of a wound
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • eye and ear injuries
  • fractures
  • febrile convulsions
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • seizures, including epilepsy
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains
  • stroke
  • unconsciousness
  • basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
  • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions
  • basic anatomical differences between adults and children, and the implications for provision of first aid
  • normal clinical values for children
  • febrile convulsions
  • asthma, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of bronchodilators
  • appropriate use of an AED, including placement of pads for adults and children aged older than 8 years
  • specific considerations when using an AED on children aged between 1 and 8 years, including identification of AED with paediatric capability, paediatric voltage and use of paediatric pads
  • consent, including situations in which parental/caregiver consent is required