HLTAID012 – Provide an Emergency Response in an Education and Care Setting (Child Care Course) (previously HLTAID004)


Course cost is $160.00 per person. 

Course in HLTAID012 Provide an Emergency Response in an Education and Care Setting in Coffs Harbour

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. It 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. 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 requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority. CPR is a lifesaving technique which can sustain life until an ambulance arrives. It is recommended, by the Australian Resuscitation Council, that a CPR refresher program is undertaken every 12 months.

Book with First Aid Courses Coffs Harbour for:
  • 1 day course
  • Paramedic Trainer
  • Nationally accredited
  • Training customised to your workplace needs
  • Includes use of Defibrillator
  • Very practical and hands on
  • Fun, relaxed and interesting

This course is about learning and practicing what to do should you need to deal with a First Aid incident. You will do this in a relaxed and fun environment that allows you to really understand what you are doing and why.

HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency Response in an Education and Care Setting Includes:
  • DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines
  • Single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult resuscitation manikin
  • Single rescuer CPR on a child resuscitation manikin
  • Single rescuer CPR on an infant resuscitation manikin
  • Respond appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Manage the unconscious breathing casualty
  • Follow the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • Post-incident debrief and evaluation
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding control
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • Fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation principles techniques
  • Head injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures & convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy
  • Shock
On Successful Completion of the Course You will Receive:
  • First Aid Manual
  • HLTAID012 Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting
    HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
    HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
    HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Further information about this course including Elements and Performance Criteria can be found at www.training.gov.au.

Refresher Course

A refresher course is available if you hold a current HLTAID012 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting certificate in this case there is no pre course theory to complete.


Course Times

Face to face training is approx. 10 hours and starts at 9am

What you will need to bring

Please bring some paper and a pen if you wish to take notes. You are welcome to bring your lunch or you can purchase it at the Club.

What should I wear?

Please wear clothes that will enable you to conduct CPR on the floor


Our Policies are located in student handbook on the Student resources page


There are both theory and practical assessment in this course to ensure that you have gained the required knowledge and ability to perform the skills in this unit.

Assessment Methods
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Practical demonstrations/skills observations
  • Short answer questioning
  • Completion of an incident report

It is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed for 2 minutes on the floor.

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