The first aid courses are aimed at the general public, businesses and individuals who require sound knowledge in case of an medical emergency. After successful completion, the candidate would be able to apply the first aid knowledge and skills learned at work, home or anywhere else where it might be required.

Our First Aid level 1, 2 and 3 training in collaboration with International Medical Service is Department Labour accredited and will enable employers to train their employees for compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety (Act 85 of 1993)

First Aid Level 1
Course Prerequisite Above 16 years old
Course Content This course is designed as minimum requirements and a standard for First Aid for the Department of Labour – Document C

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

Book First Aid Level 1 manual
Duration 18 hours / 2days
Test Yes – (Theory and practical evaluation)
CPD None
Accreditation Department of Labour
Successful Completion First Aid Level 1 with 3 years validity
Cost R 850
First Aid Level 2
Course Prerequisite First Aid Level 1
Content Description

This course train First Aiders as First Aid Team Leaders to operate in high risk situations requiring higher levels of first aid skills

 Course content – Level 2 (Level 1 lessons plus)

12.    Rescue carries

13.    Chest injuries

14.    Poisoning

15.    Eye injuries

16.    Heat and cold injuries

17.    Two Rescuer CPR

Book First Aid Level 2 manual
Duration 24 hours 3 Days
Test Yes (Theory and practical evaluation)
CPD None
Accreditation Department of Labour
Certificate First Aid Level 2 with 3 year validity
Cost R 1000
First Aid Level 3
Course Prerequisite Valid Level 2 Certificate
Content Description Level 3 (includes Level 1 and 2 lessons)

18.    Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

19.    Infant CPR and choking

20.    Emergency child birth

Book First Aid Level 3 Manual
Duration 32 Hours /4 Days
Test Yes – (Theory and practical evaluation)
CPD None
Accreditation Department of Labour
Certificate First Aid Level 3 with 3 years validity
Cost R 1250
First Aid Level 1 – 3
Course Prerequisites

Above 16 years old

Content Description Level 3 (includes Level 1 and 2 lessons)

18.    Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

19.    Infant CPR and choking

20.    Emergency child birth

Book First Aid Level 3 Manual
Duration 40 Hours /5 Days
Test Yes – (Theory and practical evaluation)
CPD None
Accreditation Department of Labour
Certificate First Aid Level 3 with 3 years validity
Cost R 2000

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

  • Minimum 6 students per group
  • The above courses can be presented at your premises /venue at no extra cost within 50 km radius from Hermanus and you have at least 10 Please request a quotation for travel further than 50km from Hermanus.