First Aid Training Classes

Life Saver Training offers a variety of First Aid Training Classes designed to give you the training you need. The following first aid classes can be taught on premises so you don’t have to worry about having your team go to a different location.


Basic First Aid

To enable staff members of companies to carry out the tasks of a First Aider within the workplace according to the requirements of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.

Designed For: General Employees, individuals, tourist guides, teachers, employees working in the outdoors (construction, nature conservation etc).

Emergency Scene Management

  • The Primary Survey and Secondary Survey
  • Management of shock

The Medical casualty

  • Shock
  • Unconsciousness & Fainting
  • Breathing emergencies
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
The Trauma casualty
  • Bleeding
  • Wounds
  • The management of foreign objects
  • Burn wounds
  • Soft tissue management
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Hand injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Pelvic and Abdominal injuries
  • Fractures and Joint injuries
  • Head & Spinal injuries
  • Rescue carries
Environmental casualties

  • Drowning
  • Heat and cold casualties
  • Poisoning
  • Bites & stings

Advanced / Wilderness First Aid

This course will enable the learner to take leadership in emergency situations. More focus is place on serious injuries and illnesses, and self reliance in remote locations.

Designed For: Employees of companies where there is a higher risk of serious injuries, Boat captains, scuba divers, kayakers, extreme sports participants, ect.

Emergency Scene Management

  • Multiple injury management (Triage)
  • Ethics related to Emergency Care
  • The Primary Survey
    Management of shock
    The Medical casualty

    • CPR for adult, child and infant casualties (2010 Guidelines)
    • Choking for adults
    • Unconsciousness & Fainting
    • Breathing emergencies
    • Heart Attack
    • Stroke
    • DCS (Decompression Sickness) & Oxygen administration
    • Behavioral Emergencies
    The Trauma casualty
    • Bleeding
    • Wounds
    • The management of foreign objects
    • Burn wounds
    • Soft tissue management
    • Hand injuries
    • Chest, pelvic and abdominal injuries
    • Head, eye and ear injuries
    • Crush and explosion injuries
    • Fractures and Joint injuries
    • Spinal injuries
    • Rescue carries
    • Drowning
    • Heat and cold casualties
    • Poisoning
    • Bites & stings

    Emergency Medial Technician (EMT)

    The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification program is designed to train an individual to function independently in a medical emergency. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to deliver Basic Life Support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of prehospital patient care.

    The course requires a minimum of 144 hours of classroom and skills instruction and 10 hours of Clinical/Field rotations for a total of 154 hours of training. Virginia certification requires successful completion of a standardized cognitive and psychomotor skills examination. This course is designed to train individuals to serve as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. This includes all skills necessary to provide emergency medical care as an attendant-in-charge with a basic life support ambulance service or other specialized rescue service.

    Upon successfully completion of the training program, the student will be capable of performing the following functions:

    • Recognize the nature and seriousness of the patient’s condition or extent of injury to assess requirements for emergency care.
    • Administer appropriate emergency care to stabilize the patient’s condition.
    • Lift, move, position and otherwise handle the patient in a way as to minimize discomfort and further injury.
    The EMT training program is based upon the Virginia EMS Education Standards derived the USDOT National EMS Education Standards.