Perform basic life support and First Aid procedures

Accredited by Services SETA – 12485

Duration of training:

  • 3 Days (theory and practical exposure)

IRT Training entry requirements:

  • Communication at ABET level 3, and
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET level 3



Unit Standard
Unit standard ID NQF Level Credits Unit standard title
119567 1 5 Perform basic life support and first aid procedures


This unit standard is for persons required to assess the emergency situation and providing basic Life Support and basic First Aid in order to stabilise patients prior to transfer to the emergency services.


People credited with this unit standard will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of emergency scene management
  • Demonstrate an understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology
  • Assess an emergency situation
  • Apply First Aid procedures to the life-threatening situation, and
  • Treat common injuries

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