Level 1


This course covers essential first aid skills every person should have. Students of Level 1 First Aid develop confidence, knowledge and techniques for responding to acute medical conditions faced in emergency situations. Although a foundational first aid course, you will gain the ability to undertake timely and appropriate emergency response and the potential to save someone’s life when no one else can.

Target Audience

First Aid Level 1 is a requirement of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993. This is enforced by the Department of Labour.

First aid is a life skill that should be learnt by as many people as possible within a company or at home.

Course Code


Unit Standard

SAQA ID: 119567


This course is Accredited by SAIOSH (South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health), a professional body recognized by SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority). HWSETA Assessor Registration Number HW591ARA0000612. HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa) Registration Number ANA 0129640

CPD Credits

Course Accredited with 5 CPD Credits.

Course Duration

This eLearning course may be completed from 8hrs up to 6 weeks from registration.

Entry Requirements



Students are required to complete an exam at the end of the training course.


Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a SAFCON Business Academy Certificate valid for 3 years from date of issue.