The First Aid Level 1 Course is the minimum requirements to be compliant with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

This First Aid Level 1 Training Course incorporates the specific outcomes and assessment criteria of the following SAQA registered Unit Standard:

SAQA US ID: 119567
Perform Basic First Aid
NQF Level: 02
Credits: 4
Duration: 2 days (course duration can be adapted to our clients’ needs)
Certificate Validity: 3 years


Course Contents:

  • The principles of emergency care in the workplace.
  • Preparedness for health emergencies in the workplace.
  • Assessing and managing an emergency scene in the workplace.
  • The Primary Survey.
  • Emergency life support for adults, children and infants, including single and two persons.
  • CPR, artificial respiration, and managing a choking patient.
  • Bleeding and shock.
  • The secondary survey.
  • Management of wounds; soft tissue injuries.
  • Fractures.
  • Burns.
  • Environmental illness and injuries.
  • First Aid Incident Reporting and Procedures.