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First Aid Training

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting


We prepare you to deal with the realities of emergency situations. First aid skills and competencies are some of the most important things anyone can ever learn. In the case of an accident or critical health incident, it takes a confident and knowledgeable employee/person to be able to provide that first aid response care that can either save a life, or dramatically improve the outcome for the patient.

First aid training comes in handy for a variety of different situations in life. Although many people receive this training strictly due to a job requirement, it is actually something that can benefit anyone’s life. Whether you need to become certified in emergency techniques as a part of your job or simply because you’d like to be of assistance to others, you should have no problem accomplishing your goal with Optimistic Futures.

Course code


Course name

Provide First Aid in an education and care setting (Release 1)

Study area



2 days

Entry Requirements

  • There are no qualification pre-requisites for this course
  • Learners must be aged 16 years or older
  • Photo Identification is required to be sited prior to course commencement
  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Learners must be physically capable of bending and kneeling to provide first aid to a person on the floor. This includes performing CPR for up to 5 minutes.
  • Completed enrolment form
  • Payment of the course cost

Mode of Delivery

Delivery of this course will be trainer led, face to face in a classroom setting combined with skills practice assessment.

Course Materials

Learner training is supported through the provision of quality learning materials and resources. Learners should attend the course in comfortable appropriate clothing. All equipment and consumable is supplied as part of the course

Assessment Summary

The student will be assessed by demonstrating procedure applicable to this unit. They will also be required to answer a number of oral and written questions regarding their actions and theoretical application of knowledge. The assessment will also be part of a simulated activity set by the assessor. This activity must be conducted by an assessor or Optimistic Futures and must be completed in the workplace or in another environment that accurately simulates the workplace. The assessor is too actively set tasks for the student and must observe these tasks being performed.

To standardise the application of the assessment, the assessment tasks (required skills and knowledge) are based on those specified in the Unit of Competency, HLTAID003- Provide First Aid The assessor will use an assessment instrument mapped accordingly to the assessment requirements of this unit of competency. Assessors will apply an assessment procedure to ensure you are ready for the assessment and have the right resources and equipment to achieve the right standard.

Course Topics

  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedure
  • Perform CPR in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Display respectful behaviour
  • Operate AED
  • Communicate details
  • Evaluate the incident and your own performance

National Recognition

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the unit; HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an education and care setting.

This unit of competence is nationally recognised and provides individuals with a valuable outcome that can be applied throughout Australia

Fees and Charges

Information about fees and charges is provided in the schedule of fees and charges which will have been included in your pre-enrolment information package. The basic course fees are: $150 per person.

Payment Method

EFTPOS and Cash

Responsibility for Training

Optimistic Futures is responsible for the quality and delivery of training and assessment and will be the organisation issuing any qualification and statements of attainment to eligible students, upon successful completion.

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