First Aid Level 2 & 3 teaches more advanced First Aid techniques and is accredited by the Department of Labour and Health and Welfare Sector Educational Training Authority (HWSETA). The First Aider is usually the first person to arrive on a scene and plays an important role in the “Patient Care Cycle” and their main objectives are to preserve life, prevent further injury and to promote recovery.
Explaining the principles of advanced first aid in emergencies, Demonstrating an advanced level of preparedness to deal with sudden illness or emergency, Assessing and managing an emergency scene/disaster, Describing the anatomy and explaining the physiology of the human body systems in terms of injury or sudden illness, Applying primary first aid for all age groups according to accepted current first aid protocols, Explaining and managing shock.
Emergency scene management, Artificial respiration, Child & infant CPR, Chest, hand & eye injuries, Multiple injury management, Pelvic, abdominal & crush injuries, Burns, Wounds & bleeding, Poisoning, bites and paralysis, Fits, breathlessness & skin reactions, Environmental illness & injuries, Emergency childbirth, Behavioural emergencies, Water accidents, Anatomy & physiology, Ethics related to emergency care, Choking, shock, unconsciousness & fainting, 1 & 2 rescuer CPR, General principles of fractures, Joint injuries & rescue carries, Head & spinal injuries, Specific fractures and HIV/AIDS in the workplace.
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Police are investigating the death of three pupils at a Vanderbijlpark High School this morning. The learners died after a walkway collapsed at Hoërskool Driehoek early this morning. Three males and one female are among the deceased. Twenty-three other pupils were injured. For more we cross to reporter Lopang Alamu in Vanderbijlpark.
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First Aid Level 2 - NQF Level 3
First Aid Level 3 - NQF Level 4
First Aid Level 2 - 8 credits
First Aid Level 3 - 3 credits
Manual, CPR Pocket Mask, Practical session and Certificate. We also provide Refreshments, Lunch and Safe Parking.
Unpleasant though it may be, the fact remains that First Aid for Life Kitaccidents happen. Even experiencing it as a bystander, an accident is not a pleasant scene.
If an accident happens in the workplace, you cannot be a helpless witness, since simply standing by can potentially worsen the situation. This is why it's important to have at least a basic knowledge of first aid.
At its most basic, first aid is the initial assistance given to a victim of injury or illness. Comprised of relatively simple techniques that can be performed with rudimentary equipment, first aid is usually carried out by a layperson until professional medical assistance arrives.
The importance of first aid is hard to overestimate. Among the major benefits of first aid are the following: