COURSE TITLE: First Aid Level 1

UNIT STANDARD: DOL

SHORT DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this course is to perform first aid in the workplace.

COURSE CONTENTS:

  1. Understand the laws of first aid;

  2. Providing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR);

  3. Signs, symptoms and treatment of shock;

  4. Signs, symptoms and treatment of severe bleeding;

  5. Signs, symptoms and treatment of different types of fractures;

  6. Signs, symptoms and treatment of unconsciousness;

  7. Signs, symptoms and treatment of epileptic fits, electrocution, overdose of drugs and intoxication;

  8. Signs, symptoms and treatment of burn wounds;

  9. Signs, symptoms and treatment of back and neck injuries.