First Aid Level 3


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

First Aid (Level 3)

First Aid Level 3


This course is designed to expand on the knowledge gained in Level Two by giving the participant more extensive Medical Terminology and more detailed understanding of the human body and why things happen.


  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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

  • HW SETA requirement: 30% theoretical and 70% practical
  • Constant Evaluation
  • Emergency Simulations
  • Problem Solving Scenarios
  • Comprehensive written examination
  • Compulsory CPR evaluation

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for team leaders of Emergency Response Teams (ERTs) or Medical Teams, First Responders (Firemen/ Police), Security Professionals (Armed Response/ CPOs), Life Guards, Teachers and Education professionals and/ or someone wanting to enter into the medical profession be it medical, paramedical, nursing, physiotherapy, etc.


5 Days


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments
  • 2500 Discovery Vitality Points
  • Saiosh Accredited (5 CPD credits/points)
  • Certificate – Recognised by the Department of Labour
  • Certificate – Only on successful completion of the course
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 3 years from date of issue

Course outline