FIRST AID AND BASIC FIREFIGHTING COURSES

FIRST AID AND BASIC FIREFIGHTING COURSES

We offer first aid level 1 & 3 courses as well as a basic firefighting course that is designed to teach essential skills needed to people and property

First Aid Level 1 &
Level 3 courses

Melior Access offers accredited first aid training for anybody that wants to learn these essential life-saving skills. We cover basics to advanced theory and practice to equip you with vital skills which you can use to assess an emergency situation and respond with the appropriate first aid.

All our courses are offered by highly qualified and experienced instructors

First Aid Level 1 Course

Course duration

3 days

What will you learn?
In this course you will learn how to do basic emergency scene management, understand elementary anatomy and physiology, learn how to assess an emergency, apply first aid procedures in a life-threatening situation and treat common injuries.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:

  • Understanding basic principles of first aid
  • Understanding the terminology, positioning, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body
  • Being prepared at the workplace for patient and emergency scene assessment
  • Treating life-threatening as well as common injuries using first aid principles
  • Applying cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and choking procedures
  • Treating bleeding, wounds as well as burns
  • Treating head, spinal, chest, abdominal, pelvic, as well as fractures injuries
  • Applying medical emergencies and shock management
  • Applying emergency carry methods
Qualifications and reward

First Aid Level 1: Unit Standard 376480 Dept of Labour CI386, Teta 13-368 A successful candidate would be certified as competent to apply first aid as an advanced first responder.

The certificate is valid for 3 years after which time you need to do a refresher

 

Entry Requirements?

None

Course cost?
  • First Aid Level 1 Course Cost (At our facilities) R 750.00 (excl. VAT) 
  • First Aid Level 1 Course Cost (Offsite at your location) Contact us for enquiry – Minimum 6 participants

First Aid Level 3 Course

Course duration

3 days

What will you learn?
This first aid course builds on the knowledge you have acquired in level 1. You will learn the principles of advanced first aid in emergencies and be able to demonstrate an advanced level of preparedness to deal with a sudden illness or emergency. More than that you will learn how to assess and manage an emergency scene/disaster as well as describe the anatomy and physiology of the human body as it relates to sudden illness or emergency. You will also learn how to apply primary first aid life support for adults, children, and infants based on current best practices and explain the causes of shock and the emergency treatment thereof.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:

  • Understanding advanced principles of first aid
  • Emergency scene management including triage
  • Advanced workplace readiness including scene and patient assessment as well as optimal treatment procedures
  • Advanced treatment of life-threatening as well as common injuries using first aid principles
  • Applying cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and choking procedures for adults, children, and infants, including the use of the defibrillator
  • Treating catastrophic bleeding, wounds as well as burns
  • Advanced treatment of head, spinal, chest, abdominal, pelvic, as well as fractures injuries within the environment of the rope access industry
  • Dealing with environmental emergencies such as near drowning, poisoning as well as bites, and stings
  • Treatment of shock
  • Record keeping, and
  • Advanced Emergency carry methods
Qualifications and reward

First Aid Level 3: Unit Standard 376480 Dept of Labour CI386, Teta 13-368 A successful candidate would be certified as competent to apply first aid as an advanced first responder.

 

The certificate is valid for 2 years after which time you need to do a refresher

Entry Requirements?
You must have successfully completed our First Aid Level 1 course
Course cost?
  • ,First Aid Level 3 Course Cost (At our facilities) R 1,550.00 (excl. VAT)
  • First Aid Level 3 Course Cost (Offsite at your location) Contact us for enquiry – Minimum 6 participants

Basic Firefighting course

Learn the fundamentals of firefighting and how to apply them to real-world situations.

This includes essential skills like understanding the various types of fires that can occur,  how to prevent them, and the correct procedures to use when faced with an unexpected fire emergency.

Basic Fire Fighting Course

Course duration
3 hours
What will you learn?
The Basic Fire Fighting Course will teach you the principles of identifying the type of fire and applying the response based on the type of fire you are dealing with. This course also touches on acceptable evacuation protocols and the development of fire marshals. Practical demonstration is required in the handling of fire extinguishers and the candidate must demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of what mitigating measures is required for which type of fire.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:

  • Understand the pillars of a fire
  • Identifying the type of fire
  • Identify the type of mitigating measure for the type of fire
  • To identify a usable fire extinguisher
  • How to apply a fire extinguisher
  • How to assist a burning victim
  • Treatment of burn wounds
  • Treatment of shock
  • Evacuation procedure
  • Practical exercises in using a fire extinguisher and evacuation
Qualifications and reward
Basic Fire Fighting: Unit Standard 114011, Dept of Labour CI386, Teta 13-368
A successful candidate would be certified as competent to handle and extinguish small fires.
Entry Requirements?
None
Course cost?
  • Basic Fire fighting – R 1,345.50 (excl. VAT)

Why use Melior Access?

We are a specialist rope access company located in Cape Town

We are industrial and marine rope access specialists

We have years' experience in rope access and rigging

We have extensive experience in rigging & rope access

Our Cape Town technicians are trained in IRATA and IWH Rope Access techniques

Our technicians are IRATA Rope Access and ISO 9712 qualified

We are a member of IRATA in Cape Town

Member of IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association)

Our Rope Access work is properly insured

We provide comprehensive public liability insurance for all contracts

We are fully Coida compliant and keep up with the latest safety standards

Melior Access is fully COIDA and Department of Labour compliant

We are a level 2 BEE Rope Access Company based in Cape Town

We are a South African based owner operated BEE Level 2 company

We use top rated Rope Access gear for both training and contract work

We use top-rated gear and have an impeccable safety record

Our Accreditations

Photos of our rope access gear - Melior Access has an excellent safety record