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


This program provides 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.

The program will 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).


Course Content

  • Legal and other issues
  • Debriefing/Welfare
  • Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
  • CPR and AED
  • Airway management/Choking
  • Allergic reaction/ Anaphylaxis
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Diabetes – Seizures
  • Shock management
  • Bleeding and wound care
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Environmental conditions
  • Envenomation
  • Poisons & Needle stick injuries


On successful completion, you will be issued with the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for HLTAID004 Provide Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Settings.

Course Structure

Training is delivered in a classroom environment. Participants are required to attend one training sessions of 8 hours with a pre reading of about 10 hours. Participants are given a textbook that is required to be read before the training session. Training is delivered using multimedia tools for example power point slides and DVDs. Participants also perform various roles plays to simulate an emergency situation. Participants are given opportunity to ask questions about the assessment processes.


Delivery and Duration

The program is designed to be delivered over 1 day (One training session) of 8 hours.

Participants are issued with a statement of attainment within 7 days of them completing the course assessment requirements.


Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course. To be eligible for this course, learners must successfully complete Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre-training interview. They must have the physical ability to manage CPR and other First Aid situations.


Study Requirements
The learner is required to achieve competency in all the course content in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.



The cost for this course is $150.