Level 1 (FA1)

First Aid

Course Code FA1 Unit Standard 119567 Course Title Perform basic life support and first aid procedures  (First Aid 1)
ETQA   – Level   1 Credits 5
Duration 2 days Delivery Method Notional Hours: 15 hours Theory Classroom time and 35 hours workplace assignment portfolio.


See Booking form Includes Learner Workbooks, pens, barrier aids, practical’s, assessment, Certificate (on successful completion)
Intended for Safety Officers, appointed first aid personnel, fire team members, domestic workers, and as part of a qualification.


People credited with this unit standard are able to:

· Recognise and manage a range of emergencies according to the prescribed protocols

· Render basic First Aid to the community even if the required resources have to be improvised.



Emergency scene management, treatment for fractures, burns, lacerations, difficulty with breathing, severe haemorrhage, head injuries, spinal injuries, level of consciousness, strains and sprains.  First aid procedures in life-threatening situations e.g. Cardio-Pulmonary arrest; cessation of breathing; severe haemorrhage



  1. Demonstrate an understanding of emergency scene management.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology.
  3. Assess an emergency situation
  4. Apply First Aid procedures to the life-threatening situation
  5. Treat common injuries



Please note:-

The learner will be declared NYC unless all assignment portfolio’s has been submitted.