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Course Name
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Course Cost
$139
Course Code
HLTAID004 (New course for Childcare workers)
Course AKA code(s)
HLTAID004
Is the course accredited?
Yes
Does the course meet workplace requirements?
Yes
Course length
6 hours
 
Available Discounts
Group Booking Discounts Available

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Sunshine Coast First Aid provide accredited first aid training courses throughout the sunshine coast area. With dedicated and experienced trainers and nationally recognised VET courses, you can be assured of quality training in a friendly and open environment.

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting course has been specifically adapted to cater for the childcare and early education sector and is a mandatory requirement for daycare/childcare, Kindergarten, pre-school and OOSH (out of school hours) centres. Covering the benchmark HLTAID003 Provide first aid course, childcare first aid has been extended to include an additional module with in-depth training on asthma, allergic reactions, anaphylaxis and the use of EpiPen’s. HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting has been certified by ACECQA (Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority) to fulfil all the requirements of emergency asthma and anaphylaxis management under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

The course includes the four key competencies and certification accreditations in:

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Childcare first aid course duration

Childcare First Aid is a 7-hour classroom-based course.

All participants will need to perform CPR using a floor-based manakin for a period of at least two minutes to successfully complete the course.

No Online Workbook or E-learning Required

There is no pre-course testing required for this course. Participants will be required to undertake some pre-course reading and complete a short quiz. The quiz can be printed out and completed at any time whilst progressing through the reading material. The time taken to complete the quiz will vary depending on the existing knowledge, skills and experience of the participant.

First Aid Certificate

Sunshine Coast First Aid will issue your certification documents via email on the same day as the course subject to the following criteria:

  • All participants must provide their USI number (see below for more details on USI numbers) 24 hours prior to the start of the course.
  • All participants must submit their pre-course reading quiz on the day of the training.
Paper copies of the certification are available for $12.00 each and will be posted out to applicants.

USI Requirements

Childcare First Aid is a nationally accredited VET course, therefore in line with the latest government directive, all participants need to have a unique student identifier (USI) number to receive their certification.

USI numbers are free to generate and the application process is quick and easy You can apply for a USI number here - https://www.usi.gov.au/your-usi/create-usi.

Like a tax file number, a USI number only needs to be generated once and it is yours for life. The USI allows the government to keep a secure online record of all your training and qualifications, which is easily accessible in one place.

Australian College of Nursing (ACN)

Sunshine Coast First Aid HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting course is approved by the ACN (Australian College of Nursing) and delivers 7 hours of continued professional development (CPD) inline with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia requirements.


This 5 hour course will provide you with an understanding of how to apply immediate care of an injured or suddenly sick casualty be that first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until more advanced medical help arrives. Appropriate for a wide range of situations including the workplace, home or neighbourhood.

Course Content

Childcare first aid content covered

Course topics covered include:

  • First Aid and the DRSABC protocol
  • CPR & defibrillation
  • First aid management of anaphylaxis and use of EpiPens
  • First aid management of asthma and asthma emergencies Infant and child anatomy and physiology
  • First aid requirements for services under the ‘Education and Care Service National Law’
  • Treatments for insect bites, snake bites and stings
  • Treatments for bleeding, soft tissue injuries, trauma and shock
  • Treatments for fractures and dislocations
  • Treatments for head, neck or spinal injuries

Childcare first aid course locations across the Sunshine Coast

For your convenience, Sunshine Coast First Aid offers the Childcare First Aid course at the following locations across the Sunshine Coast:

Caloundra, QLD 4551 (Click here
Maroochydore, QLD 4558 (Click here) 
Nambour, QLD 4560 (Click here
Buddina QLD 4575 (Click here
Caboolture, QLD 4510 (Click here
Wurtulla, QLD 4575 (Click here)

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Your First Aid Certificate - Fully Accredited

Get your fully accredited first aid certificate on the same day*

After successfully completing your training with First Aid Coures Tasmania you will receive a fully Accredited Recognised Statement of Attainment for your first aid course. There are no hidden costs.

* Not all courses will recieve certificates the same day

NO Pre Tests Required

Our course is flexible in delivery and we provide a learner guide to be studied by participants prior to attending their practical session.

To ensure the integrity of our assessment process there is no online asessment completed, however written assessment and progressive assessments will take place during your practical session.