First Aid Level 1 Training Course


FireMed First Aid Level 1 Training Course


 

  • Overview
  • Unit Standard
  • Curriculum
  • Pre-requisite
  • Duration
  • Costs
  • Certification
Overview

This course is designed to provide the participant who has no medical training but wishes to rapidly progress through the first two Levels of First Aid. This course will allow the participant to basic understanding of and how to handle a wide range of Trauma and Medical Emergencies.


This course is ideal for first aiders that wish to have greater confidence when treating patients. This course has also now also become the required minimum standard in many industries for individuals working as team leaders or supervisors.

Unit Standard

Unit Standard 119567

Curriculum

A wide range of subjects is covered including:

 

  1. The emergency situation
  2. Anatomy & physiology
  3. Basic life support - CPR & AED
  4. Bleeding & wounds
  5. Musco-skeletal injuries - fractures & joints
  6. Head & spinal injuries
  7. Various injuries - chest, hand, eye, ear, pelvic, abdominal & crush injuries
  8. Medical emergencies - diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, anaphylaxis & cardiac problems
  9. Burn wounds
  10. Poisoning , bites & stings
  11. Transport methods
Pre-requisite

None

Duration

Total hours for First Aid Level 1 is 16 hours.

Course is held over two (2) days.

Costs

Per Person R710.00

Certification

Subject to assessment, all participants will be issued with a First Aid Level (1) One certificate approved by the MerSETA ( Skills, Education & Training Authorities).

 

This qualification is valid for Three ( 3 ) years which can be renewed.

 

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