Level 3 First Aid Course Designed for Guides (River,

Abseiling, Zip line etc.)

Duration: 5days
Cost (per person): R1990.00

Additional Costs: Candidates need their own equipment.
Camping/accommodation and meals.
Instructor’s transport
Access fees

Minimum number of candidates: 4
Maximum number of candidates: 8

Price includes: Course manual, mouth guard and gloves
Use of mannequins and all other equipment
Evaluation & Certificate

Venue: Parys
Other venues: Can be arranged or for ‘in-house’ courses.

The course is recognised by the Department of Labour, S.A. Resuscitation Council and APA.

This Level 3 Human Emergency Life Program has been adapted for guiding and one of the days will be a practical day in the field. The candidates will need their own guiding equipment. The client will be responsible for all transport.

’In-house’ first aid courses can also be organised at a client’s / operator’s venue at a separate costing for the entire course, depending on candidate numbers. Please enquire.

Recommended reading for River Guides is: White Water Safety and Rescue by Franco Ferrero.
Part One, Chapter 11- Leadership
Part Two, Chapter 19- Incident Management
Part Three- Care of Victims
This is not included in the course fee. Contact Whitewater Training at Least 3 working days before the course if you require a copy.

*Manuals will be available for pre-course reading on receipt of full payment, if time allows.

Upon satisfactory completion of an oral examination and practical skills evaluation, certificates will be forwarded to the client. Please note that this certificate is valid for three years.

This course covers:
· Why do first aid?
· Accident scene management
· Calling the emergency services
· Moving the injured victim
· The recording of vital signs
· Airway and breathing
· Unconsciousness
· Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adult, child and infant victims
· Choking (relief of a foreign-body airway obstruction) for adult, child and infant victims
· Circulation
· Bleeding and shock
· Wounds
· Burns
· Head and eye injuries
· Spinal injuries
· Chest injuries
· Abdominal injuries
· Fractures and dislocations
· Medical emergencies
· Cardiovascular disorders
· Stroke
· Respiratory emergencies
· Diabetic emergencies
· Epilepsy and seizure disorders
· Poisoning
· Environmental illness and injuries
· Communicable diseases
· Paediatric emergencies
· Emergency childbirth

To make payment:
Account Name: Whitewater Training CC
First National Bank
Branch – Parys, 230736
Account No 51081140480

IMPORTANT: Please email a copy of the payment to Whitewater Training at wwt@whitewatertraining.co.za. Payment will confirm your booking.

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