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Provide an emergency first aid response in an education or care setting


Alpine Institute

Course Overview

Learn the skills required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in the community or workplace.  This course is suited to those working in childcare centres, aged care facilities, schools.

Course Content

  • CPR
  • Recognising symptoms of Stroke, and Heart Attack
  • Allergic reactions – anaphylaxis – epipens
  • Asthma
  • Basic wound care
  • Severe bleeding
  • Burns
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Convulsions
  • Envenomation (using pressure immobilisation)
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Respiratory distress
  • Shock
  • Accurate reporting of incidents
  • Simulated emergency scenarios


One full day plus additional pre-reading requirements.


To complete the course successfully, the student will need to competently complete all assessment activities including allocated tasks, scenarios, questions and work books.


At the successful completion of this course, you will receive a statement of attainment.

Course Dates


Recognition of Prior Learning /RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgment of skills and knowledge obtained through formal training, work experience and/or life experience. The purpose of this process is to identify and assess previously acquired skills and knowledge against the required competency standards.

Students wishing to apply for RPL must complete the RPL application form. Course participants applying for RPL must provide evidence to the satisfaction of Alpine Institute. This evidence must clearly indicate that the applicant is able to demonstrate all the required skills and knowledge.

Course Enquiries

For further information please contact:

Alpine Institute

Monday to Friday

8.30am - 4.30pm

03 5751 9400

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