Advance your career in childcare with this specialised first aid course, which will add value to your existing industry qualification/s.
Statement of Attainment
Advance your career in childcare with this specialised first aid course. This course will add value to your existing qualification, giving you the skills to confidently provide emergency first aid in the work place. The number of childcare roles is expected to grow steadily in Australia and employers will be seeking qualified staff for roles across a wide range of care positions. This unit will give you the competitive edge in your career as a childcare worker.
This course is perfect for educators and support staff working in education and care settings. It will give you the skills and knowledge to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in a range of situations, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. Our industry-embedded teachers offer one-on-one guidance to help you succeed in your studies no matter what flexible study option you choose.
Successful completion of this specialised first aid course will give you the confidence to respond in emergency situations while working with infants and children.
We know that life is busy, that's why our courses are designed to be flexible. Our mixed-mode delivery means you can complete components of your study online at a time that suits you.
Get the hands-on skills you need before you hit the workplace in our purpose-built early childhood practical labs. Our facilities give you a taste of what you can look forward to in a workplace. Grow your confidence and learn how to react in an emergency, while under the guidance of our experienced teaching staff.
The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the units listed below.
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Unit code: HLTAID009
Unit description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
|Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
Unit code: HLTAID011
Unit description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
|Provide First Aid|
Unit code: HLTAID012
Unit description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. This unit applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011). Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities
|Provide First Aid in an education and care setting|
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It is highly recommended that you are aged 15 or older by the course commencement date.
Please note: to successfully meet assessment requirements you are required to demonstrate 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult manikin on the floor as well as 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer (CPR) on an infant manikin on a hard surface.
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