Childcare First Aid Sydney

The course gives participants the knowledge, skills and confidence to act in the event of an emergency at Education and Care Setting.

This unit of competency has been approved by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) who has deemed it to satisfy all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

This course is suitable for anyone working in long day care, family day care, preschool and outside of school hours (OOSH) care services.

ATTENTION ALL CLASS ATTENDANTS: According to the government, state and ASQA guidelines, Edway Training remains open. Please refer to the booking calendar for the latest schedule.

COVID-19 Action plan

In line with the federal government’s quarantine plan, we have changed our operations:

  • We have increased sanitizing of all surfaces and classrooms
  • We have reduced the number of students in each class to be in line with the government’s requirements
  • Anyone with signs of infection is refused entry into the classroom
  • We are keeping our operations going at a significantly decreased capacity to allow our clients and students to get qualifications to start work during and straight after this crisis passes

We remind all the participants to follow health guidelines:

  • Stay home if you feel unwell or recently visited (14 days) areas where COVID-19 is spreading
  • If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance
  • Follow the directions of your local health authority

We appreciate your support during these difficult times for our country and the world.


8 Hours including Breaks


Seven Hills
Mona Vale


Booked and Paid online: $140

Course Overview

Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting HLTAID004

  • Certificate Issued on the Day
  • 8 Hours
  • In Person
  • Nationally Accredited

This course delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

This course is delivered and certificates
are issued by Training Aid Australia

Nationally Recognised White Card Training Aid


This course delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

First Aid training covers topics such as Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); fractures and dislocations; burns and scalds; head, chest and spinal injuries; fainting and unconsciousness; bandaging techniques; severed limbs; poisoning, bites, stings.

Course Requirements

1. Online Pre-Study Module

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED if a participant does not complete online pre-study module

Participants must complete the online pre-study module. It covers the theoretical part of First Aid training.

The link to the online pre-study will be provided in the confirmation email after completing the course booking.

2. Attendance. Participants should arrive 15 minutes prior the scheduled starting time to complete the necessary registration paperwork.

ENTRY TO THE COURSE WILL BE REFUSED if participants arrive 15 minutes after the scheduled starting time.

3. Identification. Participants must provide one form of valid I.D. (e.g. passport, driver’s licence, proof of age card, student card).

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED if participants do not provide a valid form of photo I.D.

4. Basic understanding of English language. To complete the course assessment, the basic understanding of reading and writing English is required.

The trainer reserves the right to refuse entry to the course based on the outcome of the Language, Literacy and Numeracy test which is available to all participants.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive:

  • Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (which is issued on the day of training)

Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting HLTAID004 certification is valid for 3 years.

Provide First Aid HLTAID003 certification is valid for 3 years.

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) HLTAID001 certification is valid for 1 year.

Course Locations

SYDNEY Ground Floor, 155 – 159 William Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010
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SEVEN HILLS 34/195 Prospect Highway Seven Hills NSW 2147
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MONA VALE Mona Vale Bowling Club, 1598 Pittwater Rd, Mona Vale NSW 2103
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Booked and Paid Online $140.00
Pay when booking online. Payment Method: VISA and MASTERCARD payments are accepted (0% surcharge fee).

Invoice my Employer $140.00
This payment method ONLY applies to companies and employment agencies.

A valid Purchase Order / Authority to Invoice MUST be submitted prior to the day of training.

For more information, please refer to the ‘Invoice Payment Procedure’ section of the confirmation email.
* Terms & Conditions apply.

Training Provider Information

Provide First Aid HLTAID004 training course is delivered and certificates are issued by the Training Aid Australia (RTO No 91411).

Training Aid Australia is accredited by Australian Skills and Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver this training course.

Important USI Requirement

From 1 January 2015, every student who undertakes nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia is required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Students can use their USI to access their enrolment and achievement record from a single online source. The USI is made up of ten numbers and letters. A USI account will contain all of a student’s nationally recognised training records and results since 1 January 2015.


  • Edway Training will verify your USI before a certificate or statement can be issued.
  • You can apply for your USI after completing this registration process here


We love questions, almost as much as we love providing answers. Here are a few samplings of what we’re typically asked, along with our responses.

Can Centrelink pay for my course?

Centrelink does not make payments directly to training organisations for participants’ courses. What you will have to do is register with a local job agency, your case worker will make the booking with us on your behalf as well as arrange payment.

Can I pay for my course in instalments?

All courses must be paid for in full either at the time of booking or at the time of registration. Our training course prices are extremely competitive and high quality. We aim to make them as affordable as possible while still providing superior training solutions.

After my course, can you find me work?

We are closely tied with Edway Labour Hire, a recruitment company specialising in short term labour hire in the construction industry. If you are interested in applying, please see one of our friendly staff members.

What if I struggle with English?

For all our courses, a basic to intermediate understanding of the English language is required. Some courses allow the use of translators or interpreters, it is best to check the course requirements before making a booking. If we suspect you may struggle to understand the course content, you will be asked to complete an English test.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept VISA/Mastercard payments as well as EFTPOS or cash. We can invoice your company, however, this needs to be arranged prior to your course.

What is your cancellation policy?

Generally, we require 48 business hours notice in order to cancel a booking. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.

I’ve lost my Childcare First Aid Certificate, what do I have to do? Do I have to do the course again?

To receive a replacement certificate simply call your training provider, they will be able to send you a copy of your certificate.

You are not required to resit the course if you have lost or misplaced your certificate.

How long is certificate valid for? When do I have to renew?

Your Childcare First Aid certificate has validity of 3 years from the date of when you sat the course.

The CPR component of the First Aid certificate is valid for 12 months and must be refreshed every year to keep your qualification up to date.

Do I have to carry my First Aid certificate on me/Is there a First Aid card I can obtain?

Generally speaking, no. However, employers might also ask you for a photocopied version to keep for their records.

There is a wallet sized plastic First Aid card that can be purchased from our offices. You will need to have your picture taken and some details recorded and the card will be sent in the mail within a few weeks.

What do I have to bring with me to class?

A participant needs to bring photo I.D. and completed 65 question workbook. The workbook can be downloaded from the link provided in booking confirmation email.

Edway Training provides all the necessary paperwork and first aid training equipment (e.g. manikins, training defibrillation, bandages).

Can I use my First Aid certificate in other states? Is it nationally recognised?

Yes, you can use your First Aid certificate in different states.

Provide First Aid HLTAID003 training is recognised and accepted Australia wide.

What do I receive on the day of training?

After successful completion of the end of the day assessment, participants are issued with the Provide First Aid HLTAID003 Statement of Attainment (Certificate).

Please note that completion of this course also provides Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) HLTAID001 and Provide Basic Emergency Life Support HLTAID002 qualifications.

What is covered in the First Aid training course? What do I learn?

Topics covered in the First Aid course are as follows:

  • CPR
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Burns and scalds
  • Head, chest and spinal injuries
  • Fainting and unconsciousness
  • Bandaging techniques
  • Severed limbs
  • Poisoning, bites, stings.

These topics are covered in various activities including PowerPoint presentation, practical activities, role plays, group discussions and an assessment at the end of the course.

Can I do my First Aid online?

Some components that need to be assessed in order for you to pass the First Aid course are practical activities and cannot be done online.

What other similar courses does Edway offer?

Edway Training offers the CPR (HLTAID001) as a separate course for those who need to update their certification. This component needs to be renewed every 12 months.

We also offer the Childcare First Aid course (HLTAID004) which covers asthma, anaphylaxis and incident reporting. This course is required for those working in around children in an education or care environment. It costs an extra $50 and consists of everything learned in the First Aid training course plus the components mentioned above. This has an expiration term of 3 years.

What is the minimum age to complete the First Aid?

There is no minimum age to complete the First Aid training course.

Who regulates the training?

ASQA is the regulatory body for our First Aid training courses.

My English is not so good, can I bring a translator?

Please let us know when booking if you are going to bring a translator as we will have to reserve a seat for them.

What happens if I fail?

If you fail the exam we allow you to come back and re-sit the exam. You do not have to pay nor sit through the whole course again, we simply ask that you choose a date and time and come back to have another attempt at the exam.

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Our trainers are here to help

Sibby Ilzhofer

Sibby has been a trainer for the last 20 years in various industries. Since 2010, she has become a VET sector specialist, specialising in Certificate IV in Training and Assessing, Leadership and Management, Work Health and Safety and First Aid.

Gino Debono

Gino Debono coming from the fire fighting background and was responsible for training of junior fire fighters, leading station drill and lecturing at schools. He’s passionate about training whether as a paid professional or as a volunteer.

Mehmet Obul

Mehmet Obul is one of Edway’s longest standing trainers. Training for us since 2010, Mehmet comes from a vast background from being a Doctor in China and having 15+ years in the construction industry.

Vienna Anderson

Vie comes from a paramedical background and has worked all around the world as a medic, emergency ward and in various emergency services roles. With her charismatic personality and knowledge, Vie brings a lot of fun and experience to the classroom.


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    We have a solid reputation for running quality Group Training Programs across Sydney, NSW and Melbourne, VIC. Edway Training is committed to providing quality training at affordable prices. We are very flexible with the time and dates of the delivery of the courses and will do our best to accommodate your schedule. If the course can’t be delivered at your location, we can organise a special class for your group at one of our offices.

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