In South Africa, First Aid level 1 is the bare minimum requirement for employment (as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act). Candidates will leave the course with the fundamental knowledge necessary to assess an emergency situation, notify emergency services as soon as possible, and perform the essential tasks that will preserve life while waiting for help to arrive.
- Various activities will be completed during class as well as for homework.
- Written assessment and practical exercise to be completed at the end of the course
- Learners need to achieve a minimum of 60%.
The course equips learners with the basic principles of assessing an emergency situation, contacting the emergency services as quickly as possible and while awaiting their arrival, candidates will be able to perform basic skills required to sustain life. Learners will be able to:
- First Aid And The Law
- First Aid And Safety
- Infectious Diseases
- Primary Assessment
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Secondary Assessment
- Anatomy And Physiology
- Medical Emergencies
- Medical Conditions
- Injury Emergencies
UNIT STANDARD TITLE:
Perform basic Life support and first aid procedures
SAQA ID: 119567
NQF LEVEL: 01
CPD POINTS: 5
All businesses that want to make sure their staff members are prepared to handle any incident requiring first aid and to maintain legal compliance. This also applies to any members of the general population who are eager to learn first aid procedures.BOOK NOW ENROLL ONLINE