Childcare First Aid Course – Sydney

Educators and support staff carry significant responsibility looking after children in their care. The Sydney Childcare First Aid Course delivers all relevant skills and procedures for assisting children in first aid situations, and when taught by highly qualified Real First Aid instructors, the attainments become life skills as well as life saving skills.

What skills are learnt in the Childcare First Aid Course?

The childcare industry has grown enormously during the past few decades, and first aid qualifications need to match expectations. Fortunately, the capacity for first aid to assist in emergency situations has also improved dramatically, thanks to the introduction of portable life saving equipment such as defibrillators and adrenaline auto-injectors. Childcare First Aid in Sydney, also known as Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education & Care Setting (HLTAID004), delivers on all fronts with Real First Aid.

The attainments gained in the Sydney Childcare First Aid course are stand-alone qualifications for working with children and can also be your introduction other first aid courses for even greater emergency response capability. At Real First Aid, you are given personal guidance to reach the best of your natural ability, with attainments that include:

What’s Included

Elements taught in Perform CPR

Anatomy and physiology of respiratory and cardiovascular systems

Respiratory emergencies

Cardiac emergencies

Shock and anaphylaxis CPR

Management of bleeding


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• Provide first aid care to children
• Provision of CPR for adults, infants and children
• Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) response using an adrenaline auto-injector
• Artificial respiration and airway management procedures
• Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) practice
• Following workplace industry first aid guidelines
• Emotional support for sick or injured children

What roles require the Sydney childcare first aid course?

Every employee in childcare and education settings should have relevant first aid qualifications. The safety of those in our care is of topmost importance and carrying out duties with confidence and expertise is the positive way to make certain everyone is looked after. As some of the largest employers in the nation, childcare and education services are expected to be of a high quality, and with Real First Aid training, your employees will be first class.

The Sydney Childcare First Aid Course (HLTAID004) is equally valuable for parents with young families, sports coaches and anyone else in supervisory roles overseeing children. The knowledge and skills attained at Real First Aid are transferable to any emergency where immediate and decisive help is required. First aid response capability has improved, as have industry expectations, and Real First Aid is dedicated to delivering superior training for all Australians.

What are the course requirements?

In the right hands, first aid training is easy and enjoyable. At Real First Aid, we deliver training programs that transform complete novices into experienced emergency responders. In other words, you don’t need any prior first aid training or experience, but by the time your training with us is complete you will be emergency-ready and armed with first aid knowledge.

We deliver the expertise, so all you need is a willingness to learn and a desire to assist those in need. Children are among the most vulnerable Australians and having appropriate emergency measures in place is the caring approach, so Real First Aid enhances and improves your care-giving potential. At Real First Aid, we use advanced simulation-based training for a realistic learning curve by introducing actors, props, real emergency equipment, emergency signals and more.

Where are Childcare First Aid Courses held in Sydney?

The Real First Aid commitment to reaching more Australians includes delivering training courses throughout our largest cities. From our Sydney Real First Aid headquarters, our simulations team reach far and wide across Sydney, delivering tailored training programs for every employment and industry purpose. Provide an Emergency Response in an Education & Care Setting (HLTAID004) is one of our most popular courses, and we aim to give your group the best training experience possible.

Advantages of on-site training at your premises include the opportunity to minimise risks and hazards, or even investigate the possibility of establishing a designated first aid room. In only one or two days of intense but enjoyable training, your entire team of education or childcare staff can become fully accredited and capable first aid emergency responders.

We also hold group training courses at Real First Aid’s Sydney headquarters using our famous simulation-based training methods. We are conveniently located at Level 3/50 York St, Sydney, and our helpful staff are always on hand for assistance or advice. Get in touch with Real First Aid and let us transform your team into qualified and capable first aiders.