Childcare First Aid

Note: This is a non-accredited course

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This nationally recognised course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to provide a first aid response to infants, children, and adults, including effectively performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This course is a requirement for those working in the education and/or childcare sectors. 

In this course, participants will learn to:

  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Effectively provide CPR to an unconscious infant, child, and adult
  • Provide emergency first aid to infants, children, and adults
  • Respond to asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies
  • Accurately communicate with emergency services  

Upon successful completion of your training and assessment, you will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, HLTAID011 Provide First Aid, and HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting. You will be required to achieve full competency in this unit to receive a statement of attainment.

Important Information:

  • There are no pre-requisites for this course, however participants must have sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to skills to successfully complete the training – this includes being able to read and write Standard Australian English at a Year 8 level.
  • Participants must bring photo ID and USI (unique participant identification number) to all face-to-face sessions, including assessment.
  • Courses are conducted in a simulated work environment. Participants must be attired appropriately with enclosed shoes. Participants wearing sandals or thongs will not be allowed into the course.
  • To allow time for registration, please arrive 15 minutes prior to the commencement of your course. Participants who arrive late will not be allowed into class.
  • Participants will be required to undertake practical training and assessments at floor level and light manual handling, such as bending, twisting, kneeling, dragging, lifting light objects at waist or shoulder height. You must be physically capable of completing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR (compressions and breaths) on a manikin on the ground. If you have poor mobility or a current injury, please discuss this with us prior to booking.  If you have poor mobility or a current injury, please discuss this with us prior to booking.

*please download and read the course flyer for further information

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, but currently Queensland Transport will grant three hours of logbook time for each hour with an accredited instructor for up to 10 hours. This means that just ten lessons with one of our trainers will make up 30 hours in the logbook.

While it is not a requirement to have lessons with an accredited assessor, it does offer invaluable experience for first-time drivers. Our experienced driving instructors are trained well above industry standard and participate in ongoing professional development and support – they are up to date with any changes in road rules. At Martyr Training Services, your safety is our priority. All of our vehicles are dual-controlled, meaning our assessors can step in to prevent an accident if needed.

Some people may only require one or two lessons, others may require more – it will depend on your driving experience, the frequency of driving lessons, and your confidence on the road. Your driving instructor will advise you of recommendations after each lesson.

We sure can! Please note, Queensland Transport charges a booking fee, which is be additional to the cost of your test. If you cancel your driving test, you will be refunded the amount less the booking surcharge.

Absolutely. When you book your driving test, just provide us with a pick-up and drop-off destination.

While we have given this a significant amount of consideration, this is not an option that we will be offering any time soon. We do not believe that it is in the best interest of our students to offer training in a vehicle that is not fitted with safety breaks.

Already certified in First Aid or CPR? You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning. Contact us to find out how you can upgrade to a full certification.

What is a non-accredited course?

Non-accredited training refers to a structured course that has no connection to an external accreditation or professional body and does not lead to a qualification within the Australia Qualifications Framework (AQF). Non-accredited training focuses on the development of specific knowledge and skillset.These programs are designed to prepare participants for a driving test with Queensland Transport and Main Roads.

Course code:

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

Course duration:

Approx. 9 hours (course will vary with numbers)




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