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Child Care First Aid Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set
At a glance

At a glance

Advance your career in childcare with this specialised first aid course, which will add value to your existing industry qualification/s.

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Course overview

Course overview

Advance your career in childcare with this specialised first aid course. This course will add value to your existing qualification, giving you the skills to confidently provide emergency first aid in the work place. The number of childcare roles is expected to grow steadily in Australia and employers will be seeking qualified staff for roles across a wide range of care positions. This unit will give you the competitive edge in your career as a childcare worker.

This course is perfect for educators and support staff working in education and care settings. It will give you the skills and knowledge to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in a range of situations, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. Our industry-embedded teachers offer one-on-one guidance to help you succeed in your studies no matter what flexible study option you choose.

Successful completion of this specialised first aid course will give you the confidence to respond in emergency situations while working with infants and children.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete the core unit from the list below.

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

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that you are aged 15 or older by the course commencement date.

Please note: to successfully meet assessment requirements you are required to demonstrate 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult manikin on the floor as well as 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer (CPR) on an infant manikin on a hard surface.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland