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First Aid Training

Learnership Overview

This first aid course is aimed at upskilling employees, family members, friends, and bystanders with the necessary skills to assist patients in emergencies. The course is aimed at teaching participants how to take of people who are injured or ill until the emergency services arrive. This course covers a series of immediate interventions such as treating minor injuries, bandaging, stopping bleeding, performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), etc. As a first aider, it is essential to know how to respond to specific situations, as the correct response in the event of an emergency, can ensure a potentially life-saving outcome.

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Learnership should be competent in:

  •   Communication at NQF Level 1 or ABET Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1.
  • In order for the learner to achieve this unit standard the learner must already be competent in: Unit Standard ID 13915, ‘Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of hiv/aids in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organisation and a specific workplace’

Further Study Option

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • Fire Fighting
  • Health & Safety