Provide first aid in an education and care setting (Includes BLS and CPR)

This Course replaces the old course code HLTAID004

Duration: Online Self study + 3 Hours Face to Face

Course Fee: 99 AUD

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. This unit applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs.

This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011). Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities. The latest release of the unit of competency can be found at the following link:


Learner characteristics and target group

Target groups for the HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting are students who are seeking to develop or refresh their skills and knowledge in providing a first aid response to infants, children and to further their career prospects or study pathways.


Delivery mode: 

This program is delivered face-to-face in classroom, and through structured self-paced online studies and assessments.


Delivery site

Level 2, 73 Murray Street, Hobart, TAS 7000

1/195A Invermay Road, Invermay, TAS 7248

46 Winston Avenue, Clarence Gardens, SA 5039

U6/72A Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006


Course duration:

This unit will be delivered over 3 hours face to face and 18 hours of self-paced online studies for training and assessment.


Entry requirements

Penny Royal College has the following entry requirements:

Students must:

-         Have sufficient language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills, for example, to be able to read the training materials and complete assessment tasks. This will be tested through online studies and assessments.

Any amount charged during the booking process will be fully refunded if the student is unable to complete the online studies and assessments because of LLN skills.



A range of assessment methods will be used to assess required skills and knowledge for each unit of competency. These may include but not limited to may be case studies, written or verbal questioning, role plays, observations and practical demonstration. Students will be notified in advance of the time and form of an assessment. As this is a competency-based training, outcome of the student assessment will be deemed Competent (C) or Not Yet Competent (NYC).

Course Fee: 120AUD

For more details: Contact Admissions Team at Penny Royal College

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