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

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

Centrelink/DHS Approved: No
ACECQA Approved: Yes 
Recognised Australia wide: Yes

This course is ideal for meeting obligations in case of an accident or injury to anyone on the Care or Educational Facility premises. There are no pre-requisites for this first aid course so it is perfect for people that have never completed first aid training before, and is the minimum required course for workplace first aiders. 

Practical exercises are completed in groups or pairs and will involve placing participants in the recovery position, applying bandages and slings, Use of the Epi pen, Use of Asthma puffer and practicing CPR on manikins on the floor.


This full day session is designed specifically for educators and support staff working within an education and care setting and satisfies ACECQA requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training.

This class covers all the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to any infant, child or adult including the use of all 3 manikin types during CPR.

Upon completion of the course, you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment to certify that you have been trained and shown competence in HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting. 

All of ACCCO's first aid trainers are also qualified to work in education. This gives you the advantage of learning from a specialist who actually knows your job!!

Entry Requirements

  • You are required to complete up to 4 hours of pre-course theory. It is a requirement that this be completed prior to attending the class.
  • Students must have the physical ability to provide resuscitation by kneeling on the floor and performing two (2) minutes of uninterrupted CPR.

Course Duration

9 hours face to face training inclusive of 30 min break and up to 4 hours pre-course reading.

  • Class - 8.00am – 5.00pm.
  • External - Please contact ACCCO to enquire about group bookings and availability.

Training Location

  • Training can be delivered nationally, onsite at your workplace at time convenient to you.
  • Regular classes held at our training locations.

Brisbane Training Centre

Phone: (07) 3257 1972  
: 161 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 (view google maps)

Adelaide Training Centre 
Phone: (08) 8284 1794 
: 26 Anderson Walk, Smithfield, SA 5114  (view google maps)  

Training Delivery

  • Training can be delivered nationally, onsite at your workplace at time convenient to you.
  • Workshop timetables are subject to numbers. Please see upcoming workshops dates in the column to your right. 

Group Onsite Training

ACCCO delivers Australia wide group training onsite at your workplace anytime including Saturdays or after hours giving you the flexibility of your training being delivered at a time most convenient for you. BOOKINGS CAN BE MADE UP TO 12 MONTHS IN ADVANCE!!!


$125 Per Person*

Group bookings - Minimum invoice of $650 for groups of 5 people or less. Please contact ACCCO to enquire about availability.

*For students currently studying with ACCCO, this qualification may be included in your course fees. Please contact ACCCO to enquire.

Topics Covered

This competency based training describes the skills and knowledge required to:

  • How to recognise an emergency situation
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR
  • Seek assistance from emergency response services
  • Chain of survival
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty & Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Basic care of a wound
  • Bleeding control
  • Burns
  • Cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Dislocations
  • Drowning
  • Envenomation
  • Environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Fractures
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Minor skin injuries
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures, including epilepsy
  • Shock
  • Soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains
  • Stroke
  • Unconsciousness

*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.

ACCCO recommends for best practice and to remain proficient with managing Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Choking, Life Threatening Bleeding, and other unintentional injuries as well as CPR, that you update your full first aid certificate yearly.


Bookings are required by booking online below, or by E or P 1300 139 406

Payment will be required at the time of booking. Once payment has been processed we are not able to provide refunds but are able to transfer you to another class.

Any Questions?

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