St John Ambulance

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

Nationally Recognised Training

Designed to meet the needs of people working in the childcare and early childhood learning industry and anyone working with children.

$195.00

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

No pre-learning required.

Course delivery: A mixture of practical exercises and video.

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This course 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 Authority (ACECQA) has endorsed this course as meeting their requirements for first aid training.  If you also need to complete the accredited course 22578VIC -  Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis you can book here for a full program Asthma and Anaphylaxis course.

This course is taught by St John trainers with over 100 years of combined experience and backgrounds in Nursing, Education and Leadership. They are ready to share their experience and passion with you that creates confidence to perform first aid should you ever need to.

Updated 27 April 2022

For the continued safety of staff and students in line with current COVID settings, the following measures are in place:

  • PPE including masks and gloves are available at our public classes for students
  • All students are required to wear masks during any assessments that prevent them from maintaining 1.5m distance from another student
  • Students will not be required to practice first aid techniques on other students or staff, only on themselves or a manikin. For example, bandaging, CPR, recovery position and use of EpiPens will not be conducted on others. Students will not be directed to breathe into a manikin at this time.
  • Thorough cleaning of all equipment after every class
  • Alcohol based hand sanitiser is available throughout the venue for use upon arrival, during class and on departure
  • We discard all bandages, dressings or other class consumables at the end of the class and they are not re-used

If a student has tested positive for COVID-19 in the 7 days prior they must not attend any face-to-face St John training course.

For a limited time only, all First Aid training will come with access to our Infection Control eLearning course that participants can complete online in just 45 minutes.

Students will receive a link to the course on their student readiness page.

This course provides practical advice for you and your workplace teams to follow to help reduce the spread of infection such as Coronavirus.

SJx: The St John Experience

Designed for busy people and workplaces, SJx uses technology to deliver a high quality First Aid training experience in a reduced amount of time.

Resulting in:

  • An engaging, interactive experience
  • Faster more concise training
  • Improved ability to recall training in a real-life emergency situation
  • Efficient training delivery without compromising on learning quality
  • Receive your certificate on the same day
"Great new approach to training. Shorter, concise and accurate." - Ciaran Roche, OHS, RMIT University

"Conducted in a way that is conducive for fun-filled training day. The trainer was awesome, flexible and understanding." - Training Participant, JB-HiFi

SJx Delivery:

  • 1 day Face to Face - No pre-learning

Course Outline

This course covers the following:

  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Defibrillation
  • Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Medical emergencies
  • Heat and cold induced illness
  • Strains, sprains, dislocations and fractures
  • Poisons
  • Legal issues
  • Asthma
  • Choking
  • Burns
  • Shock
  • Safety and risk management
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Facial and eye injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • Infection control

STATEMENTS OF ATTAINMENT

On successful completion of this course you will be issued the following statements of attainment:

  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

St John 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 (HLTAID001/HLTAID007), asthma, and anaphylaxis skills are renewed every 12 months.

A successful outcome for this statement of attainment will be determined by a range of different assessment methods including a questionnaire, observation of simulated and practical activities etc.

You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

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Training Cancellations / Refund Policy: Refunds will not be issued for cancellations made less than 5 business days prior to the start of your course. If you wish to cancel, you must contact St John 1300 360 455 or emailing customer.service@stjohnvic.com.au at least 5 working days prior to the commencement of the course to be eligible for a refund of the course fees. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Why train with St John?

WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED - St John are the largest provider of First Aid Training in Victoria. We have First Aid Training available in more locations than any other provider.

FLEXIBILITY - With the flexibility to train onsite at our facilities or at your workplace, we can train you and your business wherever and whenever it suits you – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

QUALITY - A training experience you can trust to be delivered to the same high standards by our passionate trainers, wherever and whenever training is completed.

WE GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY - St John is a self-funded not for profit. Our earnings go towards community programs which equip and prepare people to save lives.

I was nervous when I started the course, but by the time I'd finished I felt confident that I could administer first aid and make a difference. The trainer made the course interesting and fun. There was a wide range of topics covered. And I liked the practical aspect of the course. I thought the course was perfect - covered everything I needed.
Nina Dubecki

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