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What First Aid Training Do I Need as A Childcare Worker

Centre-based services – regulation 136(1)

The approved provider of a centre-based service must ensure that the following qualified people are at all times in attendance at any place children are being educated and cared for by the service and immediately available in an emergency:
  • at least one educator who holds a current approved first aid qualification
  • at least one educator who has undertaken current approved anaphylaxis management training
  • at least one educator who has undertaken current approved emergency asthma management training.

Services must have staff with current approved qualifications on duty at all times and immediately available in an emergency. One staff member may hold one or more of the qualifications. 

Premises on school site – regulation 136(2)

If children are being educated and cared for at service premises on the site of a school, the following qualified staff must be in attendance at the school site and immediately available in an emergency:

  • at least one educator who holds a current approved first aid qualification
  • at least one educator who has undertaken current approved anaphylaxis management training
  • at least one educator who has undertaken current approved emergency asthma management training.

 One staff member may hold one or more of the qualifications.

Family day care – regulation 136(3)

The approved provider of a family day care service must ensure that each family day care educator and family day care educator assistant engaged by or registered with the service:
  • holds a current approved first aid qualification
  • has undertaken current approved anaphylaxis management training
  • has undertaken current approved emergency asthma management training.

Each family day care educator and educator assistant must hold all three qualifications.

What First Aid Training Do I Need as A Childcare Worker

Posted by Cardiac Safe on Tuesday, 4 July 2017

 

Cardiac Safe provides quality hands-on training in the above courses. At Cardiac Safe we have partnered with Allens Training RTO 90909 to ensure we are delivering the most up to date training.

We run regular public courses at our Cleveland First Aid Training Centre.

 

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About the Author:

Tristan is a passionate trainer in the first aid and safety industry and enjoys ensuring that the training he delivers is engaging and practical. He volunteers with the State Emergency Services Queensland, and supports the local community by offering grants and subsidies for AEDs in the community program.