Provide an emergency first aid response in an educational and care setting HLTAID004

Infomation about the course

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to responde to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphyalctic emergencies. This unit of competency will contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphyalxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011).

This unit of competency has been approved by ACECQA and meets the requirements of “First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis”.


Pre requisite:

You must apply for a USI (Unique Student Idenifier). Go to to apply or to retrieve. If you already have a USI please bring it to the course.

Target audience:

Those employed in the child care and education industry.

Course duration

  • Flexible delivery - Pre-course study and 7 hours face to face training
  • Full course - 10 hours face to face training
  • Refresher course - Pre-course study and 7 hours face to face training

Pre Course study options

There are a number of different options for completing the pre-course study;

  • Ebook
  • Online training
  • Hard copy coloured workbook

The pre course study includes a question paper consisting of  64 multi choice questions. You must take the completed paper with you to the training course.

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This course is delivered in partnership with Allen’s Training PTY LTD RTO 90909