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.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide the following, until the arrival of medical or other assistance:
- First aid response,
- Life support,
- Management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders.
The CPR unit (HLTAID001) incorporated within the Provide First Aid / CPR course is valid for 12 months and must be renewed annually.