Childcare First Aid

Childcare first aid is a first aid and CPR course meant for people that are employed in daycares and child-minding departments. This course is recognized as among the most in depth and detailed training courses offered via St Mark James Training. Candidates will learn skills and techniques on various first aid topics and figure out elementary cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and AED skills. This program is provided solely via St Mark James suppliers. This article is going to outline the details and specifications of an emergency childcare 1st aid training course. To enrol into a workplace approved childcare first aid course in Victoria go to the bottom of the page to view the available courses. We offer this course at least 3 times per week at our conveniently located training centres.

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Learn how to keep yourself safe when aiding others by taking a workplace approved childcare first aid course in Victoria.

Length of Emergency Childcare First Aid

Emergency childcare 1st aid and CPR requires around 8 to 10 hours to complete. The amount of time is dependent on the capability and experience level of the applicants in the course. The minimum class time for this program is 8 hours and 100% attendance is mandatory to successfully complete the program.

CPR Incorporated into the Class

CPR level “B” is a mandatory component of this program. It is the only level of CPR training which may be partnered along with the training course. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation level “B” educates participants on CPR and AED techniques for adult and child patients. Candidates will learn the latest CPR standards as recommended by the top CPR regulatory bodies in North America (example: ILCOR).

First Aid and CPR Course Cost

All of the prices featured throughout this site are flat fees with no hidden costs. The cost of a emergency childcare first aid course is (price) dollars and the cost of a standard childcare first aid course is (price) dollars. For more information about either of these courses please select either emergency or standard childcare first aid from the main menu.

Childcare CPR and First Aid Awards

Students which pass the program will get a St Mark James childcare first-aid award that also presents certification in CPR “B” and automated external defibrillator. This cert is valid for 36 months. The licensing certificate is given out as a credit card sized certificate. Candidates may also receive an 8.5″ by 11″ cert if requested. The larger record holds no accreditation significance so students must hold on to the wallet sized award to signify completion of the program.

Childcare First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Curriculum

Childcare 1st aid and CPR discusses several unique themes such as:

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants and adolescents
  • AED usage for adult and child victims
  • Prevention and recognition of shaking baby syndrome (SBS)
  • Spinal injury recognition, management and prevention
  • Severe and minor injuries including bleeding and bruising
  • Breathing emergencies including aspiration, anaphylaxis, hyperventilation and asthma
  • Seizures
  • Sudden diabetic emergencies
  • Circulatory emergencies such as heart attacks and strokes

These CPR, AED and first aid subjects will be explored in more detail in every St Mark James emergency childcare CPR, AED and first aid classes. Students will receive a childcare first aid and CPR manual to complement the training from the class.

Sign up for a childcare first-aid course in Victoria today. The material and skills acquired from this class can help you be ready for nearly every adult or adolescent unexpected emergency predicament.