Basic Emergency First Aid Responder: 2 Days - R925.00 ex VAT

First aid responders

Workplace accidents and emergencies are unpredictable, presenting serious risks to health and wellbeing of everyone at work or in general everyday life. The timely and competent delivery of basic emergency first aid can positively impact and improve injury and ill health outcomes and even save someone’s life. The Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 and the Department of Labour mandates that employers must ensure a safe working environment by having suitably and adequately trained first aid personnel and the correct first aid resources available. 

Absolute Health Services provides training in the Basic Emergency First Aid Responder course to meet these health and safety and emergency preparedness legal requirements. Upon completing this course, participants will acquire essential these basic first skills and knowledge, enabling them to provide effective basic first aid treatment and skills during emergency situations.

The course covers the following specific outcomes and modules:

Course Topics: Specific Outcomes:

Knowledge Topics & Modules:

  • Fundamental principles and objectives of basic emergency first aid
  • Applied basic emergency first aid
  • Basic fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology
  • Principles of recognising injuries and illnesses and providing appropriate basic emergency first aid treatment 
    • Safety
    • Primary and secondary assessment 
    • Choking, CPR, AED’s for adult child and infant
    • Bleeding control and treating wounds
    • Fractures, sprains and strains
    • Environmental emergencies
    • Bites and stings
    • Shock and unconsciousness

Practical Skills Activity & Module:

  • Assess and manage an emergency
  • Activity elements include:
    • Approaching a scene safely 
    • Performing CPR
    • The recovery position
    • Treating bleeding and wounds
    • Treating traumatic injuries such as fractures and shock


R925.00 excluding VAT

Duration of the Course:

2 days of knowledge and practical based training


Delegates will receive a certificate within 14 days after successfully completing the course.


Training can be delivered onsite for groups of 8 or more delegates, or at our training facilities in Johannesburg, Durban, Gqeberha and Cape Town.

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Gert Kruger
Gert Kruger
09:00 26 Jan 24
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Meggan McPhee
16:04 12 Jan 24
If you are prepared to be involved in the lessons... while still learning at the same time as making friends... this place is a great institute with a wealth of knowledge from the instructors years in the field... Thank you for always welcoming me home...
Nicole Leigh Holshausen
Nicole Leigh Holshausen
12:46 12 Jan 24
Tanja Herrmannsen was exceptional! Extremely professional, friendly, and knowledgeable.Thank you for all that you did for us, for helping us, teaching us and reaffirming our confidence.Definitely will be using Absolute Health Services again in the future.
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