First Aid Level 2


In the workplace, health and safety regulations are paramount to the well-being of the employees and the employer.

First Aid (Level 2)

First Aid Level 2


The level 2 first aid course is an intermediate first aid course, equipping learners with an extensive knowledge of emergency care and teaching a high standard of patient care. Emergency situations and accidents can occur anywhere and at any time. This First aid course provides learners with knowledge and skills of first aid and deals with common illnesses in the workplace such as heart attacks and strokes. It is designed to teach the learner to work logically, efficiently and effectively, to assess and manage an emergency by using systematic approaches to first aid.


  • Emergency Care and Manage Emergency Scenes
  • Emergency Life support
  • Primary and Secondary assessment
  • Treatment of Paediatric Patients
  • Workplace Illnesses
  • Follow up Care
  • Recording and Communicating

Course Prerequisite

Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3

Language of Delivery


Delivery Methods

Course is facilitated by a competent subject matter trainer, who utilises a combination of the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Play; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVD’s; Games, Slide Shows & Written Questions.

Dress Code

Ladies should preferably dress in such a manner that it is practical to practice first aid. E.g. Higher neckline tops to allow for bending / Pants or tracksuit pants due to bending and or being a patient / Flat shoes.

Training & Evaluation

  • HWSETA requirement: 30% theoretical and 70% practical
  • Constant evaluation
  • Compulsory CPR evaluation

Who should attend?

All staff members – Everyone should be able to perform first aid, because most people will eventually find themselves in a situation requiring it for another person or themselves.


3 Days


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • SAIOSH Accredited (5 CPD credits/points)
  • 2500 Discovery Vitality Points
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire
  • Certificate: Recognised by the Department of Labour & SAIOSH Accredited
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 3 years from date of issue

Course outline