HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting


This course covers a comprehensive range of topics to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty.

This course applies to a wide range of settings where emergencies involving cardiac arrest may occur. It is relevant for people working in education, aged and community care, sport, travel & tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises and other workplace and community settings.

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil

Pre-entry Requirements: USI


  • Legal Issues and infection control
  • The principles of first aid and its applications
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations, shock
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation, vomiting, regurgitation, recovery and reassurance
  • Drowning
  • Choking – full and partial obstruction
  • Anaphylaxis – signs, symptoms and triggers and using adrenaline auto injectors, allergic reaction
  • Asthma – signs, symptoms and triggers, different types of bronchodilators
  • Spinal injury management, head and neck injuries
  • Non-life threatening and life-threatening bleeding, nose bleeds, eye injuries, minor wounds
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains
  • Burns
  • Heart attack, angina, stroke
  • Hypothermia, hyperthermia, fever, dehydration
  • Seizures, epilepsy, febrile convulsions
  • Diabetes
  • Pain
  • Envenomation, poisoning and toxic substances
  • Diarrhoea
  • Incident reporting and review

Unit of Competency:

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support


Participants' learning outcomes will be assessed using practical activities designed to simulate the work environment and written questions as appropriate. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Delivery Method:  Face to Face - 8 Hours (approx)

Payments: Please contact us for individual course fees

Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.