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Childcare First AID


(Also known as Childcare First Aid Course) This course is for educators and support staff working within an education and/or care setting and who may be required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. This course meets the requirement of First Aid, Asthma and Anaphlaxis training under the education care services national law and education care services national regulations (2011) and has been approved by ACECQA. This course is also for anyone working in childcare, family day care, pre-school, before and after school care services, and is beneficial for those working with young adults.

Certification Issued:

On successful completion of the course, students are awarded with a statement of attainment in:

  • HLTAID012- Provide first aid in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID011- Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID010-Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID009- Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Statement of attainments are issued on the day of the course to learners found competent (Same Day Certificate).

Entry Requirements:

Learners will be required to pass a basic language, literacy and numeracy test before confirmation of enrolment or immediately prior to commencing the training. Learners must also be able to do CPR on the floor, including kneeling down and performing chest compressions. Those completing the express version will need access to a computer or tablet to complete the online course. Internet access is required.

Course Duration:

There are three options for the delivery of this unit.

  • Option One : EXPRESS REFRESHER (Online plus Face to Face) takes 3.5 hours for the practical assessment depending on class size. Online component to be completed prior to attendance. Learners have previously taken part in first aid and requires refresher training. Learners need to be computer literate to be able to do the online course.
  • Option Two : EXPRESS STARTER (Online plus Face to Face ) takes 6 hours in class. Learners will complete online course prior to coming to class face to face to complete the remainder of the assessment which includes extra theory and assessment of which they have already completed online plus practical training and assessment. Learners need to be computer literate to be able to do the online course.
  • Option Three : STANDARD (Face to Face Only) No online required. Takes one day (approximately 9 hours) with bigger assessment to be completed on the day of the course plus pre-reading. This unit of Competency is nationally accredited, recognised and workplace accepted.

Same statement of attainment is gained from any of the three delivery options.
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You must complete an online course if you are doing the EXPRESS Course and print the certificate before attending the course. We will email you the link for the online course within 24 hours of completing your booking.
Usual Venues for Training

ALBURY WODONGA : Smartlink Training Shop 2, 659 Young Street Albury NSW 2640

WAGGA WAGGA : Wagga RSL Club Wagga Cnr of Kincaid St and Dobbs St Wagga NSW 2650

SHEPPARTON : Comfort Inn Peppermill 7900 Goulburn Valley HWY Shepparton VIC 3630

CANBERRA : To be confirmed by Admin Staff

BENDIGO : Rotary Club of Kangaroo Flat (Gateway Park, Opp Apco Service Station) 26 high street Kangaroo Flat

BALLART : To be confirmed by Admin Staff