HLTAID004 (superseded)

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting (Superseded)

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This unit is replaced by HLTAID012.

Unit Information about the HLTAID004 training material in this resource

Application

This unit 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 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).

Unit mapping information

No equivalent unit.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

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.

Foundation skills

The Foundation Skills described those required skills (such as language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit sector or competency field

None specified.

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

None specified.

Assessment conditions

Skills must be demonstrated working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge.

Assessment resources must include:

  • adult, child and infant resuscitation manikins in line with ARC Guidelines for the purpose of assessment of CPR procedures

  • AED training device

  • different types of training adrenalin auto-injector training devices (e.g. EpiPen and AnaPen)

  • different types of placebo bronchodilators and a spacer device

  • roller bandages

  • triangular bandages

  • workplace First Aid kit

  • workplace injury, trauma and/or illness record, or other appropriate workplace incident report form

  • wound dressings

Simulated assessment environments must simulate the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.