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The OHS recognised First Aid training course provides a comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces, giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations.
First Aid level 1: is the first entry course into first aid at the workplace as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
Standards set according to legislation as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other related legislation and policies.
Understanding of emergency scene management.
Maintenance of personal safety
Methods of safeguarding the emergency scene
The medico-legal implications of rendering First Aid
Elementary anatomy and physiology.
Different systems of the human body – operation, structure and function
Theory, rules, principles, laws
Interdependence of the various systems of the body
Assess an emergency situation.
Identify cause on emergency
Types of injury identified
difficulty with breathing
level of consciousness,
strains and sprains.
Apply First Aid procedures to the life-threatening situation
Cardio-Pulmonary (CP) arrest.
cessation of breathing.
Treat common injuries.
Different types of injuries and conditions – severity, cause and possible treatment.
Precautions and infection prevention
Improvise when equipment not available
Follow up care – Refer for medical assistance
Professional animated videos of the complete course content in short video lessons.
Complete training guide
Workbook to support the learning
Formative assessment – Quiz after sections of content to test your understanding
Practical: completion of all workplace exercises
Summative assessment: Online monitored assessment