First Aid Training Courses Level 1 2 3

FIRST AID TRAINING COURSE


Level 1 - Level 3


Refresher course


Course Duration: 2 or 3 Days
Branches: Cape Town and Kempton Park
Courses can be presented at the client's premises if a group booking is made.

First Aid
Level 1

Perform Basic Life Support and First Aid Procedures

Unit Standard: 119567

NQF: 1

Course duration: 2 days

Cost pp excl. VAT: R650.00

Cost includes: First Aid Level 1 Manual; CPR Mouthpiece and Gloves;

Certificate valid: 3 years

First Aid
Level 2

Provide Risk Based Primary Emergency Care / First Aid in the Workplace

Unit Standard: 120496

NQF: 2

Course duration: 3 days

Cost pp excl. VAT: R750.00

Cost includes: First Aid Level 2 Manual; CPR Mouthpiece and Gloves

Certificate valid: 3 years

First Aid
Level 3

Provide First Aid as an Advanced First Responder

Unit Standard: 376480

NQF: 3

Course duration: 5 days

Cost pp excl. VAT: R1 400.00

Cost includes: First Aid Level 3 Manual; CPR Mouthpiece and Gloves; Laminated Memory Card.

Certificate valid: 3 years

First Aid
Refresher Course

Refresher course:

Level 1: Cost pp excl. VAT: R400,00 (1 Day)
Level 2: Cost pp excl. VAT: R450,00 (1 Day)
Level 3: Cost pp excl. VAT: R700,00 (2 Days)

Students are eligible to attend a First Aid Refresher course if they are in possession of a current, valid First Aid certificate for the level he/she wish to attend. If a student’s certificate has already expired, then they are required to attend the full course at full price. The refresher certificate is valid for 3 years.

Legislation


The Occupational Health and Safety Act No 85 of 1993 as amended by the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act No 181 of 1993 states that:
An employer must take all reasonable steps that are necessary under the circumstances to ensure that employees in the workplace receive prompt first aid treatment in the event of injury or medical emergency.

The Act also states that when:

  • more than five employees are employed at a workplace, the employer must provide a suitable first aid box which is accessible in the workplace for the treatment of the injured.

  • more than 10 employees are employed at a workplace, the employer must ensure that for every group of up to 50 employees at that particular workplace there is at least one person readily available during normal working hours who is in possession of a valid first aid certificate issued by an organisation approved by the chief inspector (DOL).



How long is a first aid certificate valid for in South Africa?

The First aid Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 courses are valid for 3 years.

NB – registered employers can claim training costs or part thereof from their SETA WSP or Discretionary grants.

To download your complete copy of the Occupational Health and Safety Act No 85 of 1993 click here

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