Is accredited by Saiosh as meeting the
academic requirements for 2 CPD Credits
INTRODUCTION TO FIRST AID TRAINING COURSES
These First Aid training courses will teach the candidate how to handle the most common emergency situations, administer basic life support, and perform prescribed first aid procedures as well as treatment for common injuries and sudden illness until Emergency Medical Services arrive and can take over.
Follow these links to access the First Aid Training Courses in My Safety Shop:
Health, Safety and Environmental Practitioners, and
Employees who have been legally appointed as the First Aider
Any other individual who wishes to become acquainted with the processes and procedures to follow when performing First Aid.
THE PURPOSE OF THE FIRST AID TRAINING COURSES
These courses will equip the candidate with the necessary information and guidelines on how to recognise, handle, and deal with emergency situations. It will not only facilitate the identification of a casualty in distress but also assist the First Aider in helping someone:
Breathe should they be unable to
During cardiac emergencies
Perform CPR on adults
How to take care of basic transmission precautions through the Universal Precaution Principle
Recognise and care for bleeding wounds
Identify and handle sudden illness
Prevent conditions from worsening, and
Promote the recovery of the casualty.
This course shows the candidate how to immobilise muscle, bone, and joint injuries along with reviewing the fundamentals concerned with being a First Aider.
In addition, these First Aid courses also includes:
Emergency scene management
Management of emergency situations, and
An introduction to basic anatomy and physiology
First Aid Training allows for the control of possible emergency situations in the workplace, at home, and outside of these environments.
FIRST AID COURSE OUTCOME
Upon completion of this course, the attending candidate will be able to:
Define their role as an emergency First Aider
Describe how to minimize risks to themselves and others
Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid to the casualty in addition to completing an accident report form
The introduction to and overview of Basic First Aid, Emergency Scene Management, and Patient Management
Managing Emergency Situations, Basic First Aid Principles, and Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology, and
First Aid Principles and Emergency Procedures including Patient Recovery and the Treatment of Common Injuries and Illness.
FIRST AID COURSE ASSESSMENT
The candidate attending the course will be assessed against the outcomes of each element through the completion of a subscribed knowledge assessment. These assessments will cover the essential embedded knowledge as stipulated in the course and will ensure that the candidate can apply the learning to a working situation.
CONDITIONS OF THE FIRST AID COURSE CERTIFICATION
Attending candidates must obtain a pass mark of at least 75% or higher is necessary in each Modular Assessment. Should these conditions have been met, the candidate will receive an accredited Certificate of Completion.
HOW DO I BOOK A FIRST AID COURSE NEAR ME?
Please follow the link provided to go to My Safety Shop to complete your booking.
FAQ’s for First Aid Training
CAN I APPLY FIRST AID OUTSIDE MY WORKPLACE?
Yes you can after you have completed and obtained a valid First Aid Certificate.
HOW LONG IS A BASIC FIRST AID, INTERMEDIATE FIRST AID AND ADVANCED FIRST AID CERTIFICATE VALID FOR?
After successful completion of Basic First Aid Training, Intermediate First Aid and Advanced First Aid you will be issued with a certificate that is valid for a period of 3 years.
CAN I PERFORM CPR ON A BABY?
You cannot perform CPR on a baby in the same manner as on an adult, but you will obtain the necessary knowledge on how to perform CPR on a baby by completing a First Aid course.
WILL I BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY THE SYMPTOMS IF A PERSON IS HAVING A HEART ATTACK?
Yes, Basic First Aid training will provide you with the necessary information to identify symptoms of a person having a heart attack.
CAN I GET INFECTED WHEN ASSISTING AN INJURED PERSON?
Yes, you must always ensure that you wear gloves or in an emergency where no gloves are available you can use a plastic bag to cover your hands.
BASIC FIRST AID TRAINING COURSE DATES
Please select a region for available Basic First Aid training course dates: