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Junior First Aid Program

 

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REFERENCES:
St John Ambulance Australia, Australian First Aid Manual
St John Ambulance Australia, Basic Life Support Publication
COURSE OUTCOME:

To introduce participants to the human body, how it works and basic first aid principles.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Children aged 9 – 13 years who want to learn about the body and basic first aid.

PRE-REQUISITES:

Only available to young people aged between 9 – 13 years.

TIMES:
Delivered over one day.  8:30am – 4:00pm
VENUE:
Public Courses - Advised in your confirmation letter.
Private Courses - You will be advised by your employer
STATISTICS & CONSENT:
Included with this information. Parents/guardians should ensure these forms are completed and returned on the day of the course.
DRESS:
Due to the nature of practical exercises skirts or dresses are not considered appropriate.
MEALS:

Not provided. 

  • Participants should bring a packed lunch and some morning/afternoon tea. 
  • Kitchen facilities including a fridge and microwave oven are available.
  • Milo, cordial and fruit will be provided.
  • The Consent Form allows the parent or guardian to indicate if the child has permission to leave the building to purchase lunch.
  • Supervision is not provided for participants leaving the building leaving at lunch time.
  • Vending machine is available (Casuarina only)
SUPERVISION:
A St John Ambulance (NT) staff member will provide supervision at all times while the young person is on our premises.
YOU SHOULD BRING:
A light jacket if you get cold in air conditioning.
STUDENT PACK:

Will be issued on the day and includes Emergency First Aid – A quick guide; wallet card; student handouts & promotional materials.

ASSESSMENT:

Participants will be observed throughout the day as they practise and demonstrate first aid skills.

CPR must be effectively demonstrated and assessed on an adult/junior mankin on the floor. Infant CPR can be assesssed on a firm surface.

Participants with literacy/numeracy difficulties or physical ailments/conditions should speak with the Trainer to discuss alternative approaches. 

PLEASE NOTE: St John-NT is concerned for your safety and well being. Intending participants should be aware this course requires them to undertake strenuous physical activity to meet all assessment criteria to a satisfactory level. Those who have a pre-existing condition or otherwise sustain an injury prior to the training's commencement MUST contact St John-NT to defer their training until such time as their condition is rectified.

PRIVACY STATEMENT:
  1. The information we collect is used for statistical reporting to
    the Australian Government

  2. If your course has been paid for by a third party (holiday program, vacation care, etc. ) attendance details will be made available to that party.

CLIENT SERVICE:

 

The following policies/procedures are available on request to the Training Department:

Ph: (08) 8922 6228
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  • client selection, enrolment and induction/orientation procedures;
  • course information, including content and vocational outcomes;
  • cancellations, transfers, administration fees & refunds;
  • provision for language, literacy and numeracy support;
  • client support;
  • conduct – non staff;
  • flexible learning and assessment procedures;
  • welfare and guidance services;
  • appeals and complaints;
  • disciplinary procedures;
  • access and equity;
  • fees paid in advance.
COURSE TOPICS:

DRSABCD Basic Life Support Action Plan; What a first aider uses; Being safe; Resuscitation; Wounds, bleeding, shock; Burns; Fractures; Abdominal and pelvic injuries; Poisons, bites and stings; Spinal injuries; St. John ambulance cadet information.

CREDENTIAL ISSUED:

Statement of Attendance

CONFIRMING LEARNER
IDENTIFICATION

In order to comply with Standard 1.8 of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Standards for the Continuing Registration of a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), it is necessary to confirm the identification of all participants in accredited training to ensure that the person providing assessment evidence (the learner), is the person who is enrolled and is subsequently issued the Statement of Attainment/Qualification. Evidence that this process is in place must be available.

Please bring some form of photographic identification to your course.

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