First Aid Document C – Levels 1,2 & 3

Family and Friends CPR

This course is designed as minimum requirements and a standard for First Aid for the Department of Labour – Document C.

Course Details

Duration: 18 hours including evaluations

Purpose

To enable employers to train employees as First Aiders for compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act 85 of 1993).

Minimum Entry

None

Course content – Level 1

  1. Introduction to First Aid
  2. Casualty management: shock, unconsciousness, fainting
  3. Casualty management: responsive suspected spinal injury
  4. Adult and child resuscitation
  5. Severe bleeding
  6. Medical conditions
  7. Secondary survey
  8. Wound care
  9. Burns
  10. Bone and joint injuries
  11. Multiple casualty management

Department of Labour First Aid – Levels 2 and 3

Learner must have a valid First Aid – Level 1 certificate

Duration

42 hours including evaluation

Purpose

To train First Aiders as First Aid Team Leaders to operate in high risk situations requiring higher levels of first aid skill.

Minimum Entry

Grade 9 (Standard 7) education level or equivalent, plus a valid Level 1 First Aid certificate

Course Content Level 2 (Level 1 lessons plus)

  1. Rescue carries
  2. Chest injuries
  3. Poisoning
  4. Eye injuries
  5. Heat and cold injuries
  6. Two Rescuer CPR

Course content – Level 3 (includes Level 1 and 2 lessons)

  1. Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  2. Infant CPR and choking
  3. Emergency child birth

Note: Each level will cover basic anatomy and physiology as necessary according to each topic

St John Training Centres offering this course

Bloemfontein: (051) 444 6276
Cape Town: (021) 461 8420
Durban: (031) 305 6588
East London: (043) 722 9840
Fish Hoek: (021) 782 3306
Grahamstown: (046) 636 1650
Johannesburg: (011) 403 4227
Kimberley: (053) 838 2519
Port Elizabeth: (041) 364 2701/2
Somerset West: (021) 851 7394

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