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



Covers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. 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.



$125 per participant

Group pricing available





Duration/delivery method

7 hours face-to-face training with some pre course study. The course can be delivered in one 7 hour session or two 3.5 hour sessions.

Or, 10 hours face-to-face training over two sessions.


Assessment procedure

Assessment is at the end of the course to show the instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation. This will consist of a theory assessment and practical demonstrations.



At the successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a statement of attainment valid for 3 years*. This unit contributes to the approved first aid, anaphylaxis and asthma training in registered Children’s Services Providers.

Certificate contains the units:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

*Please note that the CPR component of the training is only valid for 12 months and should be updated annually.


Topics covered 

Administer first aid for:

  • minor wounds applying infection control procedures
  • burns and electric shock
  • eye and soft tissue injuries
  • venomous bites and stings and allergic reactions
  • spinal injuries and fractures

Manage a casualty suffering:

  • external bleeding
  • from shock
  • drowning/near drowning
  • head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • temperature extremes
  • seizures & convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy

Maintain the airway, breathing and circulation of an unconscious casualty

Operation of an AED

Determine principles for the assessment and movement of the sick and injured and first aid


Pre course study options

There are a number of different options for completing the pre course study including E-book, online training, or hard copy workbook. 

The pre course study includes a short assessment that you must take with you to your course. Click here to find out more information.

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