First Aid Training – Level 1

 Purpose of the course:

To enable staff members of companies to carry out the tasks of a First Aider within the workplace according to the requirements of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.


Target group:

General Employees, individuals, tourist guides, teachers.


 Course outline:

1. Emergency Scene Management
2. The Primary Survey
3. Management of shock
4. The Medical casualty

  • CPR for adult casualties (2010 Guidelines)
  • Choking for adults
  • Shock
  • Unconsciousness & Fainting
  • Breathing emergencies
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy

5. The Trauma casualty

  • Bleeding
  • Wounds
  • Burn wounds
  • Fractures
  • Head & Spinal injuries

 The content of this course complies with the guidelines of the Department of Labour Plus elective modules customised to meet the needs of the workplace.



  • Training: 50% theory & 50% practical
  • Evaluation: 30% theory & 70% Practical
  • Competency in CPR is compulsory


Other information

  • Entry Requirement:  None
  • Language:  English or Afrikaans
  • Certificate:  ID Card and Certificate of Competence issued, valid for 3 years. First Aid Level 1 refresher course should be done before your certificate expires. The refresher course is one full day.
  • Duration of course:  16 hours excluding 2 hours evaluation (2 days)


Please note

If you are interested in attending a First Aid Level 1 Refresher Course, please note that your current First Aid Level 1 Certificate must still be valid.


We are accredited

Department of Labour CI 549
Resuscitation Council SA


South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

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