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First Aid Level 1
Skills Program

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Course Overview:

 

This course is designed to provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge required to respond effectively to an emergency situation in the workplace. Participants will learn basic first aid techniques, including the assessment and treatment of common injuries, as well as how to manage medical emergencies.

Course Objectives:

 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of first aid and emergency response

  • Assess and respond to common workplace injuries

  • Administer basic first aid techniques, including CPR and AED use

  • Manage medical emergencies such as heart attack, stroke, and allergic reactions

  • Understand legal requirements related to workplace safety and first aid

Course Duration:

The course will be delivered over 2 days, with a total of  16 hours of training

Course Content:

 

  • Describing the framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives

  • Explaining the specified requirements to conduct safety, health and environmental representation activities at a working place

  • Addressing safety, health and environment related issues within their scope of authority

  • Complying with the activities within safety, health and environmental structures

  • Explaining both employer and employee duties with regard to occupational safety and health in the workplace

  • Explaining the general safety rules in a workplace

  • Explaining the use and application of Personal Protective Equipment in a workplace

  • Explaining the need for good housekeeping in the workplace

  • Explaining and applying emergency procedures in the workplace

Assessment:

Participants will be assessed throughout the course through practical demonstrations and written assessments. A pass mark of 80% is required to successfully complete the course

Certification:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of competency in first aid level 1 OHS training

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, participants must be 18 years of age or older

Course information

Unit Standard Title: Perform basic life support and first aid procedures
 
Classroom Price: R 1740 (Ex VAT)

Classroom Duration: 3 days
 
Credits: 7

SAQA ID: 119567 & 116945


CPD Points: 5

NQF Level: 2

Prerequisites: N/A
 
Target Groups:Emergency preparedness personal

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