First Aid level 1 is an entry level First Aid training course to provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace and is accredited by the Department of Labour and Health and Welfare Sector Educational Training Authority (HWSETA). First Aid is the first response to an emergency situation and can be the difference between life and death. First Aid Level 1 teaches basic lifesaving skills.
Explain and discuss basic first aid concepts, Demonstrate an understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology, Apply rudimentary first aid & Treat basic injuries.
Principles of First Aid & Safety Management, Emergency scene management, Artificial respiration, One rescuer CPR, Burns, Fractures & Choking, Head and spinal injuries, Shock management, Unconsciousness & fainting, Wounds & bleeding, Poisoning, HIV/Aids in the workplace and Real life scenario training.
Unit Standard Aligned:
Yes, SAQA US ID120496
18 hours (2 Days)
NQF Level: 2
Included in course:
Learner workbook, CPR mouthpiece and certificate. Refreshments, Lunch and safe parking will also be provided.
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.
Unit standard aligned:
Yes, First Aid Level 2 (SAQA US ID 376480) and Level 3 (SAQA US ID 120352)
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.
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