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Statement of Attainment in Provide Emergency First Aid in an Education Setting

TAFE NSW Course Number: 900-81183V01

Nominal Hours: 20

Full Fee: $175

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This unit of competency provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. Aimed at 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).

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.

**INFORMATION SESSIONS**

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This course is the First Aid unit (HLTAID004), which is a work requirement for those in Early Childhood Services.

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 6 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 week.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

As well as the online component, there is a requirement to do 8 hours of face to face or other study per week.

This course is the First Aid unit (HLTAID004) which is a work requirement for those in Early Childhood Services. The 1 day practical assessment session for HLTAID004 will be completed onsite at TAFE Digital, Strathfield. There are a variety of days available including Saturday sessions.

The session will involve:
- theory revision
- demonstration and assessment of practical skills:
* CPR
* operation of a defibrillator
* asthma puffers
* response to emergency scenarios including bandaging
- written test

You can also expect to complete approximately one hour of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, quiz preparation, practise of skills and research.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

To successfully complete this course, you will need:
- access to a computer and Internet for some research activities and completion of quiz assessments. You will require a reliable Internet connection.
- to be reasonably, physically fit to undertake the First Aid practical assessment which requires students to be physically able to perform CPR on the floor for a period of six (6) minutes, in multiple scenarios
- to be capable of moving around on the floor to perform scenario assessments in small teams, including bandaging and operating an AED (Automatic Emergency Defibrillator)

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

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

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

Course cost: $175

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.

Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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