Level 1 First Aid

Basic first aid course

A two-day course presented by Gardmed organised by Coastal Kindness.

For bookings, enquiries, dates & cost:
WhatsApp Patsy on 083 283 4701 or email admin@coastalkindess.org.za

Course language: English
A glossary will be provided in Afrikaans and Xhosa.

This comprehensive course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling participants to:

  • Prevent accidents through the development of a safety-oriented lifestyle
  • Recognise when first aid is needed
  • Provide first aid treatment at the scene of an accident or sudden illness with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way until emergency medical services arrive, if needed.

This course is the minimum required training needed by employers to comply with Regulation 3(4) of General Safety Regulations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, 1993.

Course content: A wide range of subjects is covered including:

  • Principles of first aid and safety
  • Examination of the patient
  • Choking
  • Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
  • Burns
  • Emergency scene management
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Transport methods

Subject to passing the assessments participants will be issued with a FIRST AID LEVEL ONE (1) certificate approved by the Department of Labour.
This qualification is valid for three (3) years and can be renewed by attending a suitable one (1) day re-qualification course.

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