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

Course Overview

Want to enhance your abilities and enhance your employment skills in the Education and Care setting? Then study HLTAID004 Provide and Emergency First Aid Response in and Education and Care Setting at VASS College of Vocational Education!This qualification equips students with the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.This qualification 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 course is delivered as a two day workshop (15 hours) following which students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies and a written quiz.

There are no pre requisites for this course, however students must be physically fit to perform CPR on the floor.

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Course Content

• Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
• CPR and AED
• Shock Management
• Basic anatomical differences between adults and children, and the implication for the provision of First Aid
• First Aid techniques as they relate to children, including; Airway Management – Asthma, Choking, Severe Allergic Reaction, Hyperventilation
• Anaphylaxis
• Cardiac Emergencies
• Seizures and Convulsions
• Bleeding and Wound Care
• Burns and Scalds
• Eye and Ear injuries
• Extremes of Heat and Cold
• Musculoskeletal Injuries
• Envenomation
• Poisons and Toxic Substances
• Needle Stick Injuries
• Bites and Stings

Assistance is provided for people with disability including wheelchair access, access to welfare services, large learning spaces.


$200.00 (includes $18.18 GST)
* A payment of AUD$20 might be required for the issuing of official academic transcript

How to apply

To apply for enrolment in this course please contact VASS College of Vocational Education below or feel free to come meet us in person. Our staff would love to talk with you about your study goals to determine the best course for you.

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