Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa Courses

in collaboration with Professional Emergency Care (PEC)

US 119567 – Perform Basic Life Support and First Aid Procedures (Level 1)

BY ARRANGEMENT ONLY

Who this course is for
US 119567 is for persons required to assess the emergency and provide Basic Life Support and Basic First Aid in order to stabilise patients prior to transfer to the emergency services.

What the course covers

  • Emergency scene management
  • An understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology
  • Assess an emergency situation
  • Apply First Aid procedures to a life threatening situation
  • Treating common injuries

Duration
2½ Day Course

Certification

  • 4 Credits
  • Training  Provider certificate
  • Statement of results from TETASETA
  • CPD point = 18 & 2 Ethics

Cost
R1,860 (incl. VAT)

These courses are run in collaboration with PEC

US 120496 – Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace (Level 2)

BY ARRANGEMENT ONLY

Who this course is for
US 120496 is designed to provide the participant who has no medical training but wishes to enable them to provide primary emergency care (first aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces. The course will allow the participant to have a basic understanding of and how to handle a wide range of Trauma and Medical Emergencies. This course is ideal for first aiders that wish to have greater confidence when treating patients. This course has also now become the required minimum standard in many industries for individuals working as team leaders or supervisors

What the course covers

  • Understanding the principles of primary emergency care.
  • Assessment and control of a single injury emergency scene in the workplace.
  • Understanding and performing primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants.
  • Understand and manage shock.
  • Carry out secondary assessments of a sick or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care at the scene.
  • Keeping records of an incident / accident.

Duration
3 Day Course

Certification
5 Credits, Training Provider certificate, Statement of results from TETA-SETA

Cost
R1,850 (incl. VAT)

US 13915 – Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organisation and a specific workplace (Level 2)

BY ARRANGEMENT ONLY

Who this course is for
US 13915 provides a broad introduction to HIV/AIDS in the workplace. It introduces a broad case of knowledge about HIV/AIDS that will enable learners to be informed and caring workers in an industry. The focus is knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in relation to the learners own context and experience of the world of work.

What the course covers

  • Understanding the effects of HIV/AIDS on the immune system.
  • Knowing how HIV/AIDS is transmitted.
  • Knowing what behaviour is safe and what behaviour carries the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission.
  • Knowing what guidelines and assistance are available to support workers with HIV/AIDS and recognise own role in creating a caring work environment.
  • Understanding the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic for society, the economy, a business sub-sector, an organisation and a specific workplace.

Duration
2 Day Course

Certification
4 Credits, Training Provider certificate, Statement of results from TETASETA

Cost
R1,500 (incl. VAT)

US 376480 Provide first aid as an advanced first responder (level 3)

BY ARRANGEMENT ONLY

Who this course is for
US 376480 is a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) registered unit standard called “Provide first aid as an advanced first responder”. It is designed to enable the first responder to react to emergencies at an advanced first aid level until the arrival of more professional emergency personnel.

What the course covers

  • The principles of advanced first aid in emergencies
  • An advanced level of preparedness to deal with sudden illness or emergencies.
  • Assessing and managing an emergency scene / disaster.
  • Understanding the anatomy and explaining the physiology of the human body systems in terms of injury or sudden illness.
  • Applying primary first aid for all age groups according to accepted current first aid protocols.
  • Understanding and managing shock

Duration
5 Day Course

Certification
8 Credits, Training Provider certificate, Statment of results from TETA-SETA. The certificate of competence associated with this unit standard will be valid for only three years to ensure the holder’s continued competency through regular re-assessment.

Prerequisites
A candidate wishing to complete this unit standard needs to have first completed Levels 1 and 2 or be able to provide evidence of prior learning of an equivalent qualification.

Cost
R5,500 (incl. VAT)

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