ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care
|Duration||This short course is delivered through mixed mode. Students will be required to complete the online theory training and assessment prior to attending a face-to-face practical assessment at their enrolled CQUniversity campus. The course may take up to 8.5 hours to complete.|
|Next intake||26th Oct 23|
|Study mode||Mixed Mode|
|Course Type||Short Course (Accredited)|
This course teaches students the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. This course meets all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care National Regulations, and the Queensland Education and Care Services Act and Regulations.
This course teaches students 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 (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. This course applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylaxis emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs.
Definitions of our ACC, NACC and PDC short course codes.
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Career OpportunitiesThis course is suitable for educators and support staff working within an education and child care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. Upon successful completion of this accredited short course, students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units HLTAID009-Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, HLTAID010-Provide basic emergency life support, HLTAID011-Provide first aid and HLTAID012-Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.
Structure & Availability
Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care - Mixed Study ModeDuration:
This short course is delivered through mixed mode. Students will be required to complete the online theory training and assessment prior to attending a face-to-face practical assessment at their enrolled CQUniversity campus.
The course may take up to 8.5 hours to complete.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|HLTAID009||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
|HLTAID010||Provide basic emergency life support|
|HLTAID011||Provide First Aid|
|HLTAID012||Provide First Aid in an education and care setting|
Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care - Mixed Study Mode
|January, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|February, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|March, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|April, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|May, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|June, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|July, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|August, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|September, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|October, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|November, 2023||Mixed Mode|
|January, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|February, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|March, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|April, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|May, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|June, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|July, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|August, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|September, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|October, 2024||Mixed Mode|
|November, 2024||Mixed Mode|
Short Course Dates
Cairns27 January 2023, 24 February 2023, 24 March 2023, 28 April 2023, 26 May 2023, 23 June 2023, 28 July 2023, 29 September 2023, 27 October 2023, 24 November 2023
Mackay City27 January 2023, 24 February 2023, 24 March 2023, 28 April 2023, 26 May 2023, 23 June 2023, 28 July 2023, 25 August 2023, 29 September 2023, 27 October 2023, 24 November 2023
Rockhampton27 January 2023, 23 February 2023, 23 March 2023, 25 May 2023, 22 June 2023, 27 July 2023, 24 August 2023, 28 September 2023, 26 October 2023, 23 November 2023
This course has no residential schools.
There are no entry requirements however it is highly recommended that students undertaking this short course wear comfortable, casual clothing. This course will include activities such as bending, kneeling and lying on the floor. Students will also require access to a computer or tablet with internet connection to complete the theory component of the course.
Fees & Scholarships
2023 Indicative Fees
|Fee for service||$168|
|Fee for service per unit||$42|
2024 Indicative Fees
|Fee for service||$168|
|Fee for service per unit||$42|
Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.
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