Accredited Training Course
Education and Care First Aid is a course specifically designed to meet the needs of people working in the childhood learning industry. This course is tailored towards anyone working with children. It covers child specific first aid in many high-risk areas such as anaphylaxis and asthma as well as common injuries and resuscitation.
The Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has endorsed the course as meeting their requirements for anaphylaxis, asthma and first aid training.
More information can be found here.
Please note that this course does not include the accreditations for Asthma & Anaphylaxis.
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
– HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
– HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
– HLTAID011 Provide first aid
– HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting
One Day Course
(Education and Care First Aid with PFA (1 day))
Students must complete an e-learning module before attending the one day face-to-face practice and assessment.
3-4 Hours of online theory and assessments
8 Hours in class practical and theory learning + assessments
$205 per person
(Education and Care First Aid with PFA Assessment Only)
This is an assessment only, there is no training provided on the day.
This course is for those that wish to recertify their training every 12 months.
4 Hours of in class assessments
$115 per person
St John Ambulance recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID009/HLTAID015) are renewed every 12 months.