Course Details


This comprehensive course covers all first aid topics from level 1,2 & 3.

It is an excellent course for people who work in dangerous and/or hazardous environments and for those who live more than a few hours from their nearest hospital.

3Y Certificate Validity

The certificate will remain valid for 3 years after successful completion.

SETA Accredited

Accredited by the Sector Education and Training Authority.

DOL Accredited

Accredited by the Department of Labour.


During this course attendees will learn about:

    • Basic principles of First Aid
    • Burns and electrocution
    • Emergency numbers
    • Emergency scene management
    • Fractures, splinting and bandaging
    • Medico-legal implications of First Aid
    • Primary survey
    • Secondary survey
    • Unconsciousness and fainting
    • Wounds and bleeding
    • Abdominal injuries
    • Adult, child and infant CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) and choking
    • Asthma
    • Blood pressure
    • Cardiac arrest, managing angina vs acute myocardial infarction
    • Chest injuries
    • Compression and crush injuries
    • Diabetes
    • Drowning
    • Elementary anatomy and physiology
    • Emergency child birth
    • Environmental emergencies
    • Head and spinal injuries
    • Poisoning, stings and bites
    • Seizures and epilepsy
    • Shock
    • Strokes
    • The use of an AED (automated electronic defibrillator)
    • Triage and GCS (Glascow coma scale)
    • Water emergencies

What You Will Receive

    • Level 1 First Aid Manual
    • Level 2 First Aid Manual
    • Level 3 First Aid Manual
    • Mouth piece, gloves & pouch
    • Level 3 First Aid Certificate (valid for three years)


In order to be accepted onto this course, attendees have to meet the following requirements:

    • Ability to read, write and understand English.
    • Basic skill in mathematics.

In order to pass this course attendees will have to:

Demonstrate their skill in performing CPR, choking, bandaging, splinting and patient treatment appropriate to First Aid Level 3.

Students will also be expected to pass a short theory assessment to demonstrate their understanding of the basic concepts appropriate to First Aid Level 3.