Quick Facts


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

Qualification: HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Duration – Face to Face: 1 sessions of 8 hours, Self-Paced: 4 hours

Location: TBA

Course Fee: $200

Assessment methods:

  • Observation/Demonstration
  • Oral Questioning
  • Written Assessment
  • Practical/Simulation

Entry requirements:

  • Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts within a variety of contexts.
  • Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language including some unfamiliar material within a variety of contexts.
  • Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics.
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Due to the physical requirements of this unit the student must be physically fit

Resources will be provided by Knights College.

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).