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This course is geared towards persons requiring a DOL first aid certificate for work purposes or individuals wanting to know how to perform basic first aid skills.


  • Medico-Legal aspects of First Aid
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Primary Survey
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (Adult, Child & Infant)
  • Choking (Adult, Child & Infant)
  • Secondary Survey
  • Bleeding & Wound Dressing
  • Burns & Burn Wound Dressing
  • Fractures, Dislocations & Splinting
  • Epilepsy & Seizures
  • Clinical Shock
  • Asthma
  • Stroke
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Head, Neck & Spinal Injuries
  • Environmental Emergencies (Heat related illnesses)
  • Poisons, Bites & Stings
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Chest, Hand & Eye Injuries
  • Abdominal & Pelvic Injuries
  • Emergency Childbirth
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Spinal Immobilisation
Duration: Four days (32 hours)
Times: 08h00 to 16h00 each day
Cost: R 1 200 per person
Certification: Dept Labour approved. OHS Act General Safety Regulation 3 (4) (d) compliant. Valid for 3 years from date of issue
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA: The students will be assessed on their ability to perform practical skills of CPR, choking, bandaging, splinting and patient treatment appropriate to First Aid Level 3. Students will also be expected to pass a short theory assessment to demonstrate their understanding of the basic concepts appropriate to First Aid Level 3.
REFRESHER COURSE: Students are eligible to attend a First Aid Level 3 Refresher course if they are in possession of a current, valid First Aid Level 3 certificate. If a student’s certificate has already expired then they are required to attend the full four day course at full price. The refresher course is three days long. The refresher certificate is valid for 2 years. The cost of the refresher course is R 800 per person if you attend at our venue.
Prices above are quoted per person and are for training conducted at our venue. We are happy to conduct the above course at your venue for a minimum of 8 people at a reduced group rate. Please contact our national head office for details.


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