First Aid level 1 is the entry level course on emergency principles and is accredited through the Department of labour, as well as the HWSETA.
In level 1, learners are taught how to perform basic life support and first aid in emergencies. Learners are required to cover a certain amount of theoretical knowledge as well as perform determined practical skill competently, such as CPR and Choking.
First Aid level 1 is the starting point and a learner may progress all the way to First Aid level 3!
Principals of emergency care, safety and emergency scene management
One Man CPR
Wounds & Bleeding
Shock, unconsciousness & fainting
Fractures & splinting
Head & Spinal Injuries
Practical demonstrations and participation by each learner in the practical exercises
Labour Law Suppliers training courses are also concerned with teaching the importance of having an emergency evacuation plan. Knowing how and where people in a disaster situation can be taken to safety requires careful forethought and emergency plans to be in place for evacuation.