Course Details

Provide First Aid in an education and care setting HLTAID012

Upcoming Courses

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCostSingle Enrol


Target Audience:

Learning Outcomes:

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

Learning Methods:

Special Needs and LLN Reasonable Adjustment

Surf Life Saving SA recognises that students participating in training courses may have varying learning styles and support requirements. These may include but are not limited to students with language, literacy and/or numeracy concerns, or abilities. Students with any special needs are requested to contact us prior to registering for a course to discuss suitable arrangements.

Face-to-face delivery and theory assessment is conducted using the following methods:
  • Theory Assessment: participants must successfully complete the online eLearning component prior to attending the course and a short answer/ multiple choice assessment on the day.
  • Practical assessment:
    • Scenario assessment: participants are required to demonstrate the essential skills and knowledge to respond to a range of first aid or emergency situations, including scenarios aligned with the performance criteria required for this program.
    • Demonstration of providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures: CPR on adult, child and infant training manikins, and use of an AED on child in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
    • Participants will carry out a variety of first aid practical scenarios to demonstrate their compliance. 

Program Benefits:


  • The Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting course will teach you how to:
  • Identify and apply first aid principles to manage sickness in children and infants
  • Recognise and manage emergency situations
  • Manage common medical emergencies
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Adult, child, and infant
  • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) in an adult and child resuscitation
  • Treat nosebleeds, infection, shock, fractures, bleeding, burns, seizures, vomiting and diarrhoea, dehydration, and fever
  • Treat poisoning including venomous bites and stings
  • Prevent and manage environmental conditions excess heat or cold
  • Implement asthma and anaphylaxis action plans
  • Recognise and manage allergic reactions, anaphylaxis and asthma emergencies
  • Complete workplace documentation, including incident report forms
  • Follow required reporting guidelines to inform parents, caregivers, appropriate personnel, and departments
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records and information