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Successful completion of this course leads to a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the Unit HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting.



Successful completion of this course leads to a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the Unit HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting.

Nationally Recognised Training, First Aid Education Care
Nationally Recognised Training, First Aid Education Care



Successful completion of this course leads to a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the Unit HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting.

Course Information

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ACR) and other national peak clinical bodies. This unit specifically applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting as it satisfies the requirement set for approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training for child carers and educators.

This unit is ideal for a range of workers within an education or care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies.  This includes Teachers/educators, education support staff, early childhood workers and child-care centre staff who work with school-aged children in various situations and care programs.

Essential Training delivers a wide range of First Aid Certification, our experienced and qualified trainers deliver courses using the latest training techniques, sharing their comprehensive knowledge to support our graduates to feel confident administering first aid in a variety of emergency situations.

This course covers various aspects of first aid including but not limited to:

  • Recognising and assessing an emergency situation

  • Responding to an incident, accident or life-threatening emergency and seeking assistance from emergency services

  • Administering First Aid and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation *(CPR) in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines

  • Managing casualties respectfully and obtaining consent where possible

  • Utilising available resources and equipment to monitor the situation and respond in accordance with first aid principles

  • Operating first aid equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions/requirements

  • Monitoring the condition of the casualty

  • Accurately conveying incident details to emergency services

  • Reporting details of incidents in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures

  • Completing applicable workplace/site documentation (including incident report forms)

  • Recognising possible psychological impacts on self and others and seeking help when required

To note: As this course covers key content from HLTAID009 and HLTAID011, students may also wish to combine these units as part of their study in order to enhance their knowledge of CPR and general first aid – contact our admissions team to find out more about achieving multiple certification for this course.

Delivery Information

Training Location

Unit 2, Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street East Perth WA 6004

Onsite Delivery

We can come to you! Delivery is available at approved sites within the Perth metropolitan area and in some regional areas throughout WA.
Contact us to discuss workplace training requirements and availability.

Delivery Method

This is a blended delivery course comprising of a compulsory online (e-Learning) component to cover course theory, followed by a comprehensive face-to-face practical session delivered in a classroom/simulated workplace environment.

Course Duration & Structure

This blended course requires completion of the self-paced e-Learning component prior to commencing the practical session. Students will have access to the online portal for up to one (1) week prior to the practical session to complete the required theory. Depending on the student’s prior knowledge of First Aid and learning ability, students may take between 7-9 hours to complete the e-Learning tasks. Students may complete the online reading and tasks over several sessions. The practical component (demonstration, scenarios and assessment) is conducted within a 6-7 hour face-to-face classroom-based session.

Course Entry Requirements

Essential Training has identified that clients will need to meet the following entry requirements prior to course commencement:

  • be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of enrolment

  • provide/obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI)

  • provide photo ID at time of enrolment and prior to commencing the practical classroom activities

  • access to comfortable and appropriate attire for the practical session

  • have a health & fitness level required to carry out the practical assessment requirements including the ability to perform continuous CPR on an adult manikin while kneeling on the floor for up to 2 minutes on multiple occasions

  • have suitable English language proficiency and Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) skills at least to the level of Year 10 or equivalent (demonstrated via the Essential Training pre-enrolment evaluation)

Course Resource Requirement

This Provide First Aid course has an e-learning component or pre-reading materials and requires learners wishing to undertake this course to have access to the internet and a personal computer or personal portable device (such as a laptop/notebook/tablet) to complete theory or any online assessment components prior to attending the practical course day.

Course Outcomes and Certification:

On successful completion of this Provide First Aid course, students will be awarded a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting.

Re-certification: Current Industry standards recommend renewing this certification every 3 years, with the CPR component being updated every 12 months. This can be done via completing a Refresher Course.


This Provide First Aid course is assessed using a range of assessment methods and tools including online reading, writing and knowledge tasks, and scenario-based practical performance tasks to demonstrate competency, observed by the Assessor.

Course Fees

$190 per student

(course fees include course enrolment, materials and learning resources)

$99 per student

(for Refresher Only option)

To note, Combination Courses can be delivered to include certification for HLTAID0009 and HLTAID011 (online learning + 1 day face-to-face practical session) – this must be requested at time of booking.

Contact us for Group Discounts/Group training options!

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) & Credit Transfer (CT)

Essential training provides RPL and credit transfer opportunities to all students.

Students wishing to undertake RPL will need to complete an RPL guide for their course. for further information, or to request a RPL guide, please contact us via email at:

More Information

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Please ensure you have read and understood the Course Information provided, as well as viewed our Terms and Conditions of Enrolment, and read our Learner Handbook prior to course booking/enrolment.