Provide Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

(Child Care First Aid)




Our Price: $109

This course applies to educators and support staff working in education or children’s services who are required to respond to a first aid emergency. It incorporates the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

This course is packaged to include certification for HLTAID001 CPR (1 years), and 22282VIC Asthma & 22300VIC Anaphylaxis.



This course comprises of:

  • 6 hours (1 Day) face-to-face with our qualified trainer
  • 1 Day online pre-theory reading through our user friendly student system


Delivery Mode

  • This course is offered in a blended delivery including 6 hours Classroom Delivery at our very own state of the art facilities and Pre-online Theory


What’s the course about?

This first aid course is officially known as the Unit of Competency HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. The unit applies to childcare workers, educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.


Award Issued

A Statement of Attainment (Certificate) will be provided for the successful completion of the following course:

HLTAID004 Provide First Aid (valid for 3 years)


This course also includes accreditation for the following units:

  • Including units HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (1 years)
  • 22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • 22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies


Our Trainers

APIT’s highly trained staff are qualified with Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and often have gained many years of experience in the industry. They are able to interactively engage with students in a relaxed and friendly manner, while drawing upon past experiences of real life emergencies to bring relevance along with the theory, and ensure accurate techniques are developed by the participants. This enables students to leave confident in the ability to utilise these skills & techniques for a medical emergency in future.


What we cover?

Key Course Topics include:

  • Respond to emergency situations.
  • Apply emergency first aid procedures.
  • Respond to unconscious breathing casualty.
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult, child and infant.
  • Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Apply first aid procedures
  • Respond to anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
  • Control bleeding
  • Respond to choking and airway obstruction
  • Apply first aid procedures for fractures, sprains and strains.
  • Use immobilisation techniques
  • Respond to head injuries
  • Respond to poisoning
  • Respond to asthma and respiratory distress
  • Respond to epilepsy, seizures and convulsions
  • Manage shock.
  • Learn the state/territory regulations, first aid code of practice and workplace procedures.
  • Learn about infection control
  • Understand duty of care requirements
  • Learn basic anatomy and physiological responses
  • ACECQA requirements


On-site Training

Our staff are fully equipped and experienced to provide on-site training to groups of participants in an approved workspace at competitive prices. We strongly believe that participants are able to take in much more when in a familiar setting. Our trainers are able to visit your workplace and are able to adapt and extract the best outcomes from students with their many years of experience conducting training in various settings.

Please contact one of our friendly staff to arrange a booking on 1300 WEUPSKILL, or inquire online by clicking on the link below


The Assessment Procedure

All assessment will be based on the principles of competency-based training and assessment.

You will be assessed at the end of the course to show your instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation.

This will consist of:

Pre-Test Theory Assessment (Online)

Final Theory Assessment (during attendance of training)

Practical Demonstrations (during attendance of training)

You must prove your competency for each section to qualify for a certificate.



  • Have you got a USI number? A USI also gives you easy online access to your enrolment and results information. All students studying a Australian Course are required by the Australian Government to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). We cannot proceed with your enrolment if you do not have a USI, please click https://www.usi.gov.au/
  • All students must present identification on the day of training.
  • A multiple choice on-line home study, completed prior to your attending training.
  • Participants are also required to have a minimum level of Literacy & Numeracy to be allowed admittance to this course (please Student Services and Support link for LLN requirements)


Other things to know

Cancellation Policy

Students who cancel their enrolment part way through a training program must notify APIT in writing via email or letter at the soonest opportunity. Students who cancel their enrolment after a training program has commenced will not be entitled to a refund of fees. Students are advised to consider alternative options such as requesting to
suspend their enrolment and re-commencing in another scheduled training program.

Facilities & Equipment

Each participant will be provided with all of the intellectual materials required to study all modules. Each program will also be supported with adequate Teaching Aids to assist with the theory and practical training modules such as CPR manikins, Automated External Defibrillator, Handouts etc as appropriate.

APIT Student Handbook

Fees & Charges

Phone bookings will incur an additional surcharge fee of $10. An A4 hard copy of your qualification can be posted to you after your class for an additional fee of $10.

For further information on Fees & Charges, please visit Terms & Conditions

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