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First Aid (Education & Care)

HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting


This course has been developed for 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. It is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

You will gain the confidence and ability to recognise an emergency situation, identify and respond to hazards, and provide an effective first aid response to infants, children and adults.

Why choose Inscope Training?

  • No reading pages of information - our training resources are world-class Australian-made videos
  • Save time by completing theory online.
  • Instant Certificate - Upon successful completion, your certificate will be emailed immediately.
  • A First-aid Card will be issued to you, and an ecard sent to your phone upon completion.
  • Flexible practical delivery locations and start times for group bookings.
  • This course was made in Australia by qualified paramedics for Australian conditions and work environments.

Who is this course for?

For Individuals:

  • Such as educators, care providers and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to be qualified to provide First Aid as an emergency first response including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies .
  • Both at work or at home; this course may save a life.

For Businesses:
  • That need their people to be First-Aid ready; this is the course for them
  • That want a simple and easy way to manage staff courses with a employer account (simple invoicing, access to staff certificates and personalised training page)

Course outline

This course is divided into the following parts:

  • Guidelines & Procedures
    • What is First Aid?
    • Standard Precautions
    • Renewal
    • Handover
    • First Aid Kits
    • Workplace
  • Legal & Community Considerations
    • Good Samaritan
    • Skills and Limitations
    • Consent
    • Privacy
    • Stress and Debriefing
    • Education and Care Services
    • State & Territory Regulations
    • Incident Report Form
  • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Respiratory System
    • Cardiovascular System
    • Anatomical Differences - Children
    • Chain of Survival
    • DRS ABCD
    • DRS ABCD scenarios
    • AED maintenance
  • Children
    • Breathing Difficulties
    • Diarrhoea and Vomiting
    • Fevers
    • Pain & Communication
  • Bleeding & Wounds
    • Basic care of a wound
    • Bleeding Control
  • Trauma
    • Fractures
    • Dislocations
    • Soft Tissue Injuries
    • Head Injuries
    • Spinal Injures
    • Choking
    • Eye Injuries
    • Shock
    • Burns
  • Medical Conditions & Illnesses
    • Asthma
    • Anaphylaxis & Allergic Reaction
    • Diabetes
    • Seizures
    • Stroke
    • Heart Attack
  • Environmental
    • Hyperthermia and Hypothermia
    • Pressure Immobilisation Technique
    • Snakes and Spiders
    • Marine Envenomation
    • Poisonings
    • Drowning
    • Sharps Injuries
  • Practical Assessment (Classroom)
    • Practical assessment

Course requirements

The course requires:

  • Access to the Internet. (Some of this course is delivered online)
  • Identification document such as a driver's licence, passport, 18+ card
  • Ability to attend one of our training centres to attend a practical assessment. You can use our online booking system to arrange a practical assessment at a date, time, and place that suits you
  • Physical ability to perform at least 2 minutes of CPR on a manikin on the floor
  • Average literacy and numeracy skills - access our free LL&N assessment tool if you are unsure).


Online + Classroom


$180.00 (GST Free)


Online component: 2-3 hours
In-Class component: 5 hours


Click 'Book Now' in our booking calendar, or call us on 1300 579 808 for group bookings


The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course:
HLTAID012 - Provide first aid in an education and care setting
HLTAID011 - Provide first aid
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Learner support

If you have learning or physical needs, including difficulties accessing a computer or the internet, or English Language, Literacy or Numeracy (LL&N) needs, please contact us prior to attending your course and we can discuss suitable support options.

If you are concerned that your language, literacy or numeracy skills will not be sufficient to complete the course, please complete our free, online interactive LL&N assessment. You will need to create an account and log in. We will contact you to discuss your results and any support we can provide or refer you to other suitable support agencies.

Why Choose Inscope Training?

Instant Certification

Instant Certificate

Receive your Statement of Attainment certificate and ecard as soon as you complete the course.

Accessible Resources

Online Resources

Complete your theory online before your practical workshop to save time.

Training to suit you

Flexible Delivery

We can deliver our training when it suits you, including evening and weekend workshops or at your workplace.



Our friendly support team is accessible by phone or email to answer your questions.

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