First Aid Training – Level 2

 Purpose of the course:

To build on knowledge acquired in First Aid Level 1 and to enable learners who perform a task in the outdoors as this course has modules on snake & other animal bites as well as environmental casualties such as heat stroke and exposure to extreme cold.

 

Target group:

Candidates with a valid First Aid Level 1 certificate, field guides, tourist guides and employees working in the outdoors (construction, nature conservation etc).

 

 Course outline:

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

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

5. The Trauma casualty

  • Bleeding
  • Wounds
  • The management of foreign objects
  • Burn wounds
  • Soft tissue management
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Hand injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Pelvic and Abdominal injuries
  • Fractures and Joint injuries
  • Head & Spinal injuries
  • Rescue carries

6. Environmental casualties

  • Drowning
  • Heat and cold casualties
  • Poisoning
  • Bites & stings

7. Elementary applied anatomy and physiology

  • Training: 50% theory & 50% practical
  • Evaluation: 50% theory & 50% 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.
  • Duration of course:
    • If you have a valid First Aid Level 1 certificate: 22 hours, excluding 2 hours evaluation (3 days)
    • If you do not have a valid First Aid Level 1 certificate: 30 hours, excluding 2 hours evaluation (4 days)

 

We are accredited

Department of Labour CI 549
Resuscitation Council SA

 

HW592A1000437
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

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