HLTAID004 Provide Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting


Provide Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting



Our Price: $109

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

The course applies to 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 will be provided for the successful completion of the following course:

HLTAID004 Provide Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

(valid for 3 years)



Students are required to attend 2 days (8 hours per session) of face to face training and assessment.


Delivery Arrangement

A face to face training is employed for this unit and training may take place at a range of venues organised by APIT, as well as the venue at Narre Warren.

All venues will be checked to ensure they are safe and suitable prior to use.

Australian Pacific Institute of Technology uses a range of techniques during face to face delivery including trainer presentations and demonstrations, individual tasks, scenarios, role plays, practical demonstrations and group work.  The context of the simulated workplace environment will be incorporated into delivery methodologies and students will complete tasks to appropriate workplace standards.

Delivery methodologies employ terminology, equipment, resources, materials, contexts, practices and activities associated with the first aid role in the workplace.


Award Issued

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

HLTAID004 Provide First Aid


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


Assessment Arrangement

Assessment will occur through a variety of methods.

Assessment conditions will ensure a simulated workplace environment for classroom based assessment.

Assessment tasks:

  • Reflect real life work tasks.
  • Are required to be performed within industry standard timeframes as specified by assessors in relation to each task.
  • Are assessed using assessment criteria that relate to the quality of work expected by the industry.
  • Are performed to industry safety requirements as relevant.
  • Utilise authentic workplace documentation.
  • Involve the use of standard, workplace equipment.
  • Ensure that students are required to consider workplace constraints such as time.


Entry Requirements

Australian Pacific Institute of Technology has the following entry requirements:

Students must:

  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine their needs and assess suitability.
  • Have sufficient language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills, for example, to be able to read the training materials and write assessment tasks. This will be tested through an LLN assessment as part of the course entry process. Students will need to achieve ACSF level 2 for reading, writing, numeracy and oral communication to enter the course.


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

The following facilities and equipment will be used to deliver and assess the unit HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting:

  • Theory and practical training room with chairs, whiteboard, data projector and enough space for each student to conduct practical work
  • Adult Manikins
  • Child and Infant Manikins
  • AED
  • Different types of Adrenalin auto-injector training devices (e.g. EpiPen and AnaPen)
  • Roller bandages
  • Triangular bandages
  • Workplace First Aid kit
  • Workplace injury, trauma and/or illness record, or other appropriate workplace incident report form
  • Wound dressings


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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