GARDEN ROUTE NEWS - It is important to empower yourself in today's times, especially in the current economic climate.
Jobs are scarce, but being able to put extra short courses on your CV, may just give you the edge over the other applicants.
Health care courses are bound to count in your favour, as companies, depending on size, are forced to have at least one employee with first aid training on their staff. Medical knowledge is invaluable in all spheres, as it saves lives.
Options 911 Training & Events offer:
Basic life support for health care provider
The course is intended for professionals who provide health care to patients, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. It is also designed for anyone who is required to take a Healthcare Provider Course for employment. This course is a prerequisite for advanced courses in resuscitation, including Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Neonatal Life Support (ANLS). On successful completion of the course the candidate will receive a certificate that is valid for two years and is internationally recognised.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers
The course is intended for registered medical or dental practitioners, professional nurses, interns and paramedics
This course is a two-day, hands-on learning experience, which focuses on management of cardiac arrest and various pre-arrest conditions. On successful completion of the course the candidate will receive a certificate that is valid for two years and is internationally recognised.
Family and Friends CPR
The Family and Friends CPR course is fun and informative. It aims to empower people (any member of the public, child caregivers, domestic workers, etc.) with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage unresponsive victims. The course focuses on CPR, the use of an AED and choking relating to adult, child and infant victims. No test required. The candidate will receive a certificate that is valid for two years and is internationally recognised.
First Aid Levels 1, 2 and 3
These courses are, among others, intended for entities that need to comply with the rules and regulations set out by the Department of Employment and Labour. It is also very helpful if you would like to broaden your knowledge and be equipped with lifesaving skills in a medical emergency. It is ideal for laypersons with no prior medical knowledge. The duration of Level 1 is ± 18 hours, Level 2 will take ± 22 hours and Level 3 ± 40 hours. The candidate will receive a certificate that is valid for three.
The course includes interesting topics such as the elements of fire, what is fire/heat/smoke, the stages of a fire, spontaneous combustion, fire prevention and much more. It is a one-day course and the candidate will receive a certificate that is valid for two years on successful completion of the course.
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