Childcare First Aid Training Newcastle

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first air in response to infants, children, and adults. (Previously HLTAID004)

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

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 requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority. CPR is a lifesaving technique which can sustain life until an ambulance arrives. It is recommended, by the Australian Resuscitation Council, that a CPR program is undertaken every 12 months.

Book with Business Wise First Aid Training for:

  • 1 day course
  • Paramedic Trainer
  • Nationally accredited
  • Training customised to your workplace needs
  • Includes use of Defibrillator
  • Very practical and hands on
  • Fun, relaxed and interesting


This course is about learning and practicing what to do should you need to deal with a First Aid incident. You will do this in a relaxed and fun environment that allows you to really understand what you are doing and why.

HLTAID012 Provide an Emergency Response in an Education and Care Setting Includes:

  • DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines
  • Single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult resuscitation manikin
  • Single rescuer CPR on a child resuscitation manikin
  • Single rescuer CPR on an infant resuscitation manikin
  • Respond appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Manage the unconscious breathing casualty
  • Follow the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • Post-incident debriefs and evaluation
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding control
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • Fractures, sprains, and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation principles techniques
  • Head injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures & convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy
  • Shock


On Successful Completion of the Course, You Will Receive:

  • First Aid Manual
  • A PDF Statement of Attainment showing you have fulfilled the requirements of
  • HLTAID012 Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting, HLTAID011 Provide First Aid, HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support, HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Optional – laminated certificate and hard copy wallet card available as an add-on


Further information about this course including Elements and Performance Criteria can be found at

Pre-Course Learning

Our course is blended with an online pre-course theory component. Once you have registered for your course, a link will be emailed to you with access to the online pre-course theory. This must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face component of the course.

Course Time

Face to face training is approx. 10 hours and starts at 9am


What you will need to bring

Please bring some paper and a pen if you wish to take notes. You are welcome to bring your lunch, or you can purchase it at the Club.

What should I wear?

Please wear clothes that will enable you to conduct CPR on the floor


Our Policies are located in student handbook on the Student resources page


There are both theory and practical assessment in this course to ensure that you have gained the required knowledge and ability to perform the skills in this unit.

Assessment Methods: 

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Practical demonstrations/skills observations
  • Short answer questioning
  • Completion of an incident report

It is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed for 2 minutes on the floor.

Childcare First Aid Course Newcastle

Ensure the safety of children with our comprehensive Childcare First Aid Training Course in Newcastle. Business Wise First Aid Training is your trusted partner in preparing for any childcare emergency. Our course covers paediatric CPR, choking, injury assessment, and more, equipping you with the skills to respond swiftly and effectively. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or childcare provider, our expert instructors will empower you to protect the little ones in your care. Join us in Newcastle to gain the confidence and knowledge needed to be a guardian of children’s well-being. Enrol today at Business Wise First Aid Training and be the first line of defence when it matters most.a

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