First Aid Level 3

Also known as Advanced First Aid, Level 3 is the highest first aid qualification obtainable. Learners are normally required to have a level 2 prior to doing this course, however, a level 1-3 combined course can be arranged if needed.

Learners need to be 16years or older to complete this course due to the nature of the course content.

Course Duration:

  • 40 Hours excluding the Exam. Normally taught over five full days.
  • Minimum of 6 learners, maximum 12 learners per class

Topics Covered:

  • Principles of First Aid & Safety Management
  • Legal and Ethics of First Aid
  • Emergency Scene Management
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • One and two rescuer CPR (adult, child and infant)
  • Choking
  • Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Joint and soft tissue injuries
  • Rescue carries
  • Chest injuries
  • Hand injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Multiple casualty management (Triage)
  • Pelvic and abdominal injuries
  • Environmental injuries
  • Poisons, bites and stings
  • Medical conditions
  • Elementary and applied anatomy and physiology
  • Water emergencies (Including basic water rescue techniques)
  • Psychological emergencies
  • Emergency child birth