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Get your first aid training with Gardmed Ambulance Service

By Jesica Slabbert - Dec 13, 2018
Get your first aid training with Gardmed Ambulance Service

Since accidents and emergencies happen everywhere - even at the workshop, the project site or in the office, regulation requires that there be first aid kits and a competent first aider in the workplace – this is where Port Elizabeth-based Gardmed Ambulance Service comes in.

Gardmed Ambulance Service can provide you with First Aid Training, which will teach you or your staff on how to treat someone, if they are injured or fall ill at your premises or project site.

The first course takes place over a minimum period of 16 hours spread out over two days – so you do not have to worry about your employees staying away from posts for a long time.

During this time, participants will be taught how to handle a wide range of First Aid emergencies.

Learn the basics atGardmedFirst Aid Training

Participants will be able to help prevent accidents by developing a safety-orientated lifestyle, recognize when a person is in need of First Aid and be able to provide them with professional First Aid treatment until emergency medical services arrive on the scene.

Gardmed’s First Aid Training module covers subjects such as the principles of First Aid and safety, how to examine a patient, how to treat a person who is chocking, burnt, in shock or fainting, wounded or bleeding, has a fracture, injured their head or spine, etc.

Participants will also be taught how to perform CPR, Emergency Scene Management, and the various methods of transporting an injured patient.

Gardmedwill make sure you are prepared for anything

Should you feel the need for a more specific or in-depth training sessions that covers a subject that is not included in the programme, Gardmed can accommodate you and provide additional training which includes the training you require.

Once you have completed and passed your training, Gardmed will award participants with a First Aid Level (1) One certificate that has been approved by the Department of Labour and SETA; a qualification which is valid for a period of three years.

Need your qualification renewed? No problem; simply attend a suitable one-day refresher course and you will be fit to perform First Aid for another three years.

If you are interested in earning your First Aid qualifications, simply contact Gardmed by calling 041 373 6777 or 074 506 5404, or email them at training@gardmed.co.za.

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