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PERFORM BASIC LIFE SUPPORT & FIRST AID
PROCEDURES
US ID 119567 - NQF Level I - Credits 5


First Aid Level 1 (16 hours) - Course Outline

All companies are legally required to provide first aid facilities and to have
an appropriate number of first aiders in the workplace - see Department of
Labour website www.labour.gov.za.  This Level 1 first aid course meets
the requirements of the Department of Labour in terms of the Occupational
Health and Safety Act and in-corporate the specific outcomes and
assessment criteria of the SAQA registered Unit Standard:

Pre-requisites:
•  Communication at ABET level 3
•  Mathematical Literacy at ABET level 3

This basic first aid training course covers the most important first aid skills
required to manage common medical and trauma emergencies at home
and at the workplace until the emergency services arrive to take over.
This first aid level 1course will enable learners to assess an emergency
situation and provide basic life support and basic first aid in order to
stabilize patients prior to transfer to the emergency services.  Our first aid
courses are designed to help learners to work logically, efficiently and
effectively when assessing and managing an emergency by using a
systematic approach to first aid.   It is a practical, hands-on first aid
course with emphasis on learning cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR),
the use of an AED as well as other critical skills. It includes the following:
demonstrating an understanding of emergency scene management;
understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology; assessing an
emergency situation; applying appropriate first aid procedures to the life-
threatening situation and treating common injuries.

 

First Aid Level 1 Course Contents:

•  Safety at the scene of the emergency
•  The first responder and the law
•  Basic human anatomy and physiology
•  Assessing an emergency
•  The primary survey
•  Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
•  Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
•  Choking and other emergencies requiring CPR/AR
•  Unconsciousness and fainting
•  The secondary survey
•  Bleeding and shock
•  Common injuries
•  Soft tissue injuries.
•  Burns
•  Fractures
•  Head and spinal injuries
•  First aid and follow-up treatment

Course duration: 2 Days
Time: 08h00 – 16h00
Price: R765-00 per person excl. VAT
Cost includes: First Aid Training Manual, Laminated Memory Card,
Assessment & Portfolio of Evidence, Certificate of Competence valid for
3 years.

Course Details
Venue: On Site or IEFA Training Centre - Dates available upon request.
No. of Learners: On site minimum 8, maximum 25
Course Accreditation: HWSeta (Accreditation No. LG141P)

 

 
         
         
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