Paramedic Training

Offer BAA and AEA in Cape Town.

Offering all levels of EMS training (BAA / AEA / CAA) - based in JHB and KZN.

National in house training of staff, but also offer AHA and 1st aid level courses.

We offer 1st aid training in the Garden Route and based in George.

Trainers without Borders | Johannesburg

They are a consulting company with a team of  dynamic experts offering practical solutions to both the corporate and public sector markets.
In-house Training:
They give a a unique touch to specially pre-designed in-house training programmes that span over a wide range of themes from ABET training, health and Lifestyle to Management Development interventions. After finding out what your corporation desires, they customise courses to suit the company’s requirements.

Public Programmes:
They also offer a number of public programmes following customers’ enquiries and demands.

Some of their useful courses:
  • First Aid for Grades 11 and 12
  • First Aid and/or CPR  Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED
  • Occupational Health and Safety
Contact Details:
Tel: +27 11 333 0433

Emergency training | Factory and Industrial | Bedfordview

Their main focus is to protect your business from a property loss. They offer a combination of risk management, underwriting, research and training. Apart from their other services, they offer fire-, safety, first aid and security training as required.
Training and Educational Programs
Factory and Industrial has designed a comprehensive training portfolio which includes:
  • fire safety and evacuation training
  • fire fighting courses and fire equipment training
  • medical training and emergency protocols
  • wildland fire training
  • remote airfield & small aircraft fire fighting & emergency training
  • fire assessment / technology and insurance risk management seminars
They bring the training to you  – on site day or night to cater for your needs
Contact Details:
Tel: +27 11 615 1640  / 4143 / 4865 / 5346
Fax: 011 616 3027

Voltex House
3 River Road
Bedfordview Postal Address PO Box 615

The Academy of Emergency Medical Training | Pinetown

The Academy of Emergency Medical Training specialises in all aspects of pre-hospital, emergency care training, focusing primarily on paramedical training.
The Academy’s mission is to achieve the status of providing the best private emergency medical training in the country.
Their paramedic courses are learner centred, and the offer  introductory/orientation/bridging courses for the academically disadvantaged.
Their courses:
The Basic Ambulance Assistant course:
A 5 week full time course for the general public, emergency service personnel, nurses and allied healthcare management personnel -  skills to assess and manage a variety of medical problems and emergencies at a basic life support level.
Basic life support update and refresher:

A 3-day update aimed at personnel in industry, EMS, clinics and mine rescue
Basic Life support modular workshops:

One-day workshops offer Basic Life Support Modules.
MEDSPATCH – Emergency Medical Dispatch Course:

This is a 2 day course to provide Emergency Control Room Dispatchers with guidelines for dispatching the most appropriate medical response team to a medical emergency.
Ambulance Emergency Assistant Update and Refresher:

A 4 day update aimed at personnel in industry, EMS, clinics and mine rescue.
Advanced Life Support Modular Workshops:

One day workshops offering ILS and ALS modules aimed at registered ECP Intermediate personnel (AEA’s), nurses, doctors and paramedics who wish to revise their skills and knowledge.
Coach Learners and Assessors Course:

A 1 week SAQA accredited training programme to train coach and assessors for the medical and healthcare environment.
Moderators Course:

Three day SAQA accredited training programme to train registered assessors to moderate the assessment process for the medical and healthcare environment.

Contact Details:
PO Box 1533
Kwa Zulu-Natal

Pinetown Branch:
Tel/Fax: +27 31 7058092

ParamedicSA | South Africa

ParamedicaSA complies with all the necessary medical legislative requirements set out by the Department of Health and Labour. They specialize in medical event management, medical standby and Occupational Health Services and can cope with any  situation that they come across.
They specialize in the provision of Ambulances, Response Cars, Emergency 4×4 Vehicles, 4×4 Ambulances, Paramedics, Doctors and Nursing Staff.
In addition to the aforementioned services they also specialize in providing valuable training:
First Aid Training
·    Level 1
·    Level 2
·    Level 3
Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (International)
Medical Technician – Basic (local)

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 834 942 062
Fax:086 608 7420

The Medical Education Center | Cape Town

Their  courses are conducted strictly according to the guidelines of the Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa. Their highly qualified lecturers  travel the country on a regular basis in order to meet their Clients’ safety requirements.
They are continuously researching, assessing and updating their courses to ensure students receive training of the highest standard.
Oliver Gaertner, the Owner of the Medical Education Center, has gained profound practical experience as a Paramedic in Munich/Germany. He was  Head of the Paramedic Training Department of one of the largest German Rescue Organisations, the Malteser Hilfsdienst.
The Medical Education Centre, is accredited with the Health and Welfare SETA, the Department of Labour, the Medical & Dental Council of South Africa and the Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa.
Their exciting training courses:
  • Occupational First Aid
  • First Aid Level I
  • First Aid Level II & III
  • Advanced Trauma Management
  • Pediatric First Aid
  • Fire Fighting & Evacuation
  • Health & Safety Representatives
  • HIV / AIDS Awareness
  • Bomb Threat Awareness
  • Equipment
Contact Details:
Toll-Free 0800 70 1000

Emergency Medical Training – Cape Town

Emergency Medical Training offers a range of courses including first aid level 1, first aid level 2, first aid level 3, basic CPR, fire safety awareness, SAMSA maritime first aid and SA Rugby Boksmart Rugby Medic Programme.
All the courses are registered by the Department of Labour or the Resuscitation Council of South Africa, SAMSA or HWseta.
Training for these outstanding courses is provided by highly qualified instructors who are continuously being updated and re-evaluated, and for this very reason, students can be guaranteed  of receiving the very best training there is. The instructors all have experience in the emergency medical environment and are all currently treating patients on a regular basis.
Contact Details:
Suite B6 Westlake Square
Westlake Drive
Cape Town

Tel: +27 21 701 6901
Fax: +27 21 701 6924

First Aid Training | Firstcare Medics | George

The founders of Firstcare Medics is Christo and Charlene Theron, and they have numerous years of experience as volunteers in the Emergency Service. Their staff include paramedics, firemen, rescue specialists, lifesavers and more. These people have all been chosen for their passion for this type of work
They offer a wide variety of courses from CPR, Emergency Management, First Aid levels 1, 2 and 3 as well as  Rugby Medic Courses and customised courses.

All their instructors are highly qualified and keep updated on the latest practical skills as well as new developments in the industry. Their First Aid Course are compliant with the Department of Labour’s regulations.
First Aid Level One:
Basic first aid.
First Aid Level Two & Three:

Advanced first aid. Content is compliant with Department of Labour regulations.
This level is the highest First Aid qualification available. In certain industries this level is required by law.
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation:

CPR, PR and how to treat a choking person.
Spinal Alignment:

How to treat and immobilise a patient with a spinal injury.
Save a Life:

Condensed Level 1 – basic course on how to save a life

Contact Details:
Christo: 082 469 2322


Life support ambulance service | LifeMed | Pretoria

They are a life support ambulance service with a team of highly qualified professionals. The team consists of advanced life support paramedics with many years experience in emergency medical care and training. Check their website for their extensive training.
LifeMed also opened the doors of their new Parys branch in the Free State on 1 June 2009.
They offer a 24 Hour service in Parys/Vredefort and surrounding areas.
All their courses are accredited with the Department of Labour and the Resuscitation Council of S.A.

They offer their First Aid Level One, Two and Three Course. Their First Aid Level One course has the following interesting modules:
  • principles of First Aid and Safety
  • emergency scene management
  • examination of a patient
  • CPR
  • artificial respiration
  • head and spinal injuries
  • shock and unconsciousness
  • wounds, bleeding and fractures
  • soft tissue and crushed injuries
  • choking and epileptic fits
  • HIV & Aids
  • practical exercise
Contact Details:
Hugo:  0861 086 911
Fax:  086 646 9757
Control room: +27 86108 6911

Medical emergency services | The South African Mines Rescue Service | Evander

They provide an emergency care service primarily to the mining industry. All those in the mining industry are trained  to the required competency by MRS in compliance with the Minerals Act and Regulations.

The South African Mines Rescue Service is accredited by the Health Professions Council of SA , enabling them to conduct courses on  Basic Life Support, with emphasis to specific underground trauma.
a5 Their Advanced Course is a three day course in  advanced mines rescue policies and procedures in order that captains and selected senior brigadesmen are provided with the necessary expertise  required in leading and supervising Rescue teams safely and efficiently.
They are also accredited by the Health Professions Council of SA which means they can conduct a course comprising modules on Basic Life Support, with emphasis to specific underground trauma. Annual competency based refresher training is required.
They have other courses such as: Borehole Training, Rope Rescue Technician as well as training in fires and explosions.
Contact Details:
Wilton Nkwayi Street

Tel: +27 17 632 4671
Fax: +27 17 632 2683

Emergency care | Ambusave Academy | Brakpan

The mission of Ambusave is to provide cost effect and specialised training that will open the doors of opportunity for students in the fields of emergency medical care, occupational health and safety, industrial relations and human resources and corporate soft skills.
Ambusave have highly skilled, experienced, qualified and accredited professionals, who are passionate about their various fields. Their courses are aligned to the relevant Unit Standards.
The First Aid courses and Basic Ambulance Assistant courses are also registered with the Department of Labour, Allied Health Professionals Council of South Africa and Health and Welfare SETA.
The courses can be customized to suit the clients’ specific needs. Ambusave Training Academy is an Accredited Provider of training courses in the fields of:
  • First Aid
  • Fire Fighting
  • Ambulance Qualifications
  • Instructor Development
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Corporate Skills Development
  • Security Training
Contact Details:
P.O. Box 247

Tel: +27 11 915 4909
Fax: +27 11 915 4902

Health and safety training | Life Aid | Johannesburg

Established in 2000, Life Aid is SETA accredited and offers internationally recognized courses encompassing all major safety concerns in the Industrial and commercial business sectors.
Qualified consultants will first assess the needs and requirements of your business before tailoring a training course that suits your business.
They are constantly researching and improving their products and services to ensure their clients receive the best training there is.

All training is performed strictly in accordance to the Department of Labour. Their manuals have been compiled with 25 years of practical experience in the field, and training will enable students to handle emergencies in their industry.
Training is offered for -
  • first aid training
  • safety rep
  • fire fighting
  • AIDS
  • accident investigation
  • induction – fundamental health and safety training for new members of staff
  • risk management
Contact Details:
175 Voortrekker Rd

Tel:  +27 11 664-7971
Fax: 0866304534

First Aid training course | Risk Training Solutions | Cape Town

Are you able to assist people in an emergency? It is very important to have First Aid background in the workplace and at home.
This course will prepare attendees to:
-Recognise and care for life threatening cardiac and respiratory emergencies in children, infants and adults.
-Care for injured or suddenly ill persons.

Here, at Risk Training Solutions we offer a First Aid Level 1 and Level 2 courses separately.
First Aid Level 1
Duration: Two days
Course content:
-Head and spinal injuries
-Artificial respirations
-Principles of care, primary (HHH ABC) andsecondary survey (head to toe assessment)
-Airway obstruction (Choking)
-One man cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
-Contents of a First Aid kit
-Wounds and bleeding, burns
-Written and practical evaluation
-Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
-Fractures and splitting

First Aid Level 2
Duration: 22 hours
Course content:
-Poisoning, bites and stings
-Principals of emergency care, safety and emergency scene management
-Fractures and splints
-Burns, head and spinal injuries
-Artificial respirations
-Child and infant airway obstruction
-One – man cardio pulmonary resuscitation
-Child and infant CPR, airway obstruction
-Wounds and bleeding
-Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
-Multiple injury management
-Management of soft tissue injuries
-Chest injuries, hand and eye injuries
-Pelvic and abdominal injuries
-Environmental illnesses and injuries
-Chest pain and paralysis, fits
-Foreign object management
-Joint injuries and rescue carries
-Elementary and applied anatomy and physiology
-Written and practical evaluation

Tel: 021 982 6408
Fax: 021 982 6451

Physical address:
12 Kannabas crescent
Western Cape


Scuba Training | Africa Diving | Alberton

Africa Diving Scuba are dive expedition operators – they don’t only offer scuba diving training; they offer an entire scuba experience -  casual dives, trips away,  hire and service as well as social evenings for you to meet like minded people. Their PADI courses cover every  level of recreational diver.

Their facilities are superb too  – they have an on-site training pool, compressor room, gear shop,  classroom and a cafe. Their training extends to children 8 years and older too which shows what a great family sport it is.

Their Instructors are of the best – all PADI qualified and they will provide you with the highest level of professional attention.All courses offered are also all PADI accredited courses and include a PADI crew pack, air fills while on course.
Their courses:
  • discover scuba
  • open water course
  • advanced open water course
  • rescue diver course
  • peak performance buoyancy
  • nitrox speciality
  • navigation speciality
  • wreck speciality
  • night speciality
  • altitude speciality
  • master scuba diver
  • project aware course
  • dive master
Contact Details:
Cell: +27 82 830 4178
Fax: 086 540 5582

Emergency Care Training | Emcare | Nelspruit

Founded in 1997 with more than ten years of providing emergency care in Limpopo, Gauteng and Mpumalanga, Emcare are leaders when it comes to training people with various life saving skills. They have proved that they provide an invaluable service , with almost all their courses being held at their main training centres in Polokwane, as well as Nelspruit.
They also provide other courses such as forklift and HAZMAT training, and all their training can be done at their clients premises if they prefer.
  • Training Courses
  • First Aid Training
  • Level 5 BAA and CPD training
  • Health & Safety Training
  • Fire Fighting Training
  • Training Venues
Level One First-Aid Course
Their Level One First Aid Course, for instance, is a very popular course, introducing people to Emergency Care. It lasts for 16 hours and the content of the course covers -
  • principals of Emergency Care & safety
  • emergency scene management
  • artificial respiration
  • one rescuer Adult C.P.R
  • choking
  • wounds & bleeding
  • shock, unconsciousness & fainting
  • fractures
  • burns
  • head & spinal injuries
  • emergency care equipment
  • legal implications & Ethics related to emergency care
Contact Details:
7A Lazer St

Tel:  0861 362 273
Fax:+27 0 15 295 4572

First Aid Training | Modjadji Ambulance Services | Phalaborwa

Jan Heeres owns Modjadji Ambulance Services, and is registered with the Department of Labour. He has more than 27 years of experience in the Medical Field, focusing on first aid training and equipment sales.They work in the larger area between Tzaneen and Phalaborwa.
The law requires that companies must have a certain amount of staff trained in First Aid to assist in emergencies, and Modjadji can help you train towards knowing what to do in an emergency.
They offer the following Courses, presented by Jan Heeres:
Buddy Aid – Basic Rescue techniques
First Aid Level 1
First Aid Level 2
First Aid Level 3

Contact Details:
Cell: 076 790 9049
Fax: 086 627 0552

The Institute of Emergency First Aiders | Germiston

The Institute of Emergency First Aiders is registered with the Department of Labour as well as the Resuscitation Council of SA and they train the public in emergency first aid procedures. They were established in 1987 and offer training in first aid, fire emergencies, breathing apparatus and hazardous materials awareness.
Their fire courses consist of workshops where formal instruction which include PowerPoint and video presentations, practical demonstrations, exercises and assessment opportunities are given.
Once you have completed training here you will be able to effectively and confidently assist those who are faced with an emergency situation.
They hold a first aid and fire competition every two ears to give learners an opportunity to exercise and improve their skills and emergency response capabilities. Refresher courses are also run on a regular basis.
Contact Details:
26 Tulip Road

Tel: +27 11 822 3428
Fax: +27 11 822 7283

Emergency First Aid Training | Risk Training Team | Pretoria

It can be terrible to be at the scene of any accident and stand by helpless as you watch someone breathe their last, when with some first aid training, you might have been able to save their life.
The lecturers at Risk Training Team  are highly qualified with vast experience in first aid and training and they will help you acquire these skills. Their Training Program has been approved and registered with the Department of Labour.
They offer three courses – First Aid Course level 1,2 and 3
Courses are presented on your premises at the times that suit your needs and can be customed to suit your needs. On completion of these courses you will be able to recognise when first aid is needed, but you will also be able to prevent accidents through a safety oriented life style.
Contact Details:
P.O.Box 73378
Lynnwood Ridge

Tel:  +27 12 803-9603
Cell: 083 2727 087
Fax:+27 12 803-9231

First Aid Training | BLS Medical | Port Elizabeth

BLS Medical is a professional service provider; in fact they are leader in First Aid Training and Medical Standby at sporting and other special events. It was founded in 1994, by Graham Pearson and is registered with the Department of Labour as a First Aid Training School as well as with the Health & Welfare SETA.

Whether you are a private individual or company representative, BLS Medical has a  solution for you regarding first aid training, medical support & standby, emergency ambulance services and first aid kits and equipment.
They have been presenting first aid training in the Eastern Cape since 1994 and have presented hundreds of courses.

They also offer their first aid training to tour and field guides, scuba divers, and child care minders.
The fact that they are also registered with the American Safety & Health Institute in the USA means their first aid training is international and their certificates are accepted worldwide.
Their courses:
First Aid Training
·    Level One (1).
·    Level One (1) to Three (3).

They also offer other courses -
cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
auomated external defibrillation

Contact Details:
67B Newton Street
Newton Park
Port Elizabeth

Tel: +27 86 11 78243
Fax:086 674 6280

Scuba Diving | Africa Blue | Glenashley
If you want to experience some of the most awesome scuba sights then Africa Blue offers you an unforgettable experience, as they invite you to discover tropical coral reefs in Mozambique, Sodwana and Aliwal Shoal. Africa Blue does daily scuba dives, they offer scuba equipment to hire and various PADI dive and specialty courses.
Their services extend beyond scuba diving, and other water sports, game park visits and land-based adventures are also catered for.
Their scuba diving courses:
  • Openwater
  • Advanced Openwater
  • Medic First Aid
  • Specialty courses
  • Rescue Diver
  • Dive Master
  • Assistant Instructor
Contact Details:
P.O. Box 22137

Tel: +27 82 574 7871
Fax: +27 86 524 6613

First Aid Training | WAI -What About It | Pinegowrie

WAI provides quality first aid training to people who want to be prepared to step in and help. Their instructors have experience in dealing with emergencies in a variety of day to day and extreme situations.
Courses can be customised to suit your particular requirement.
WAI provides first aid training from Level 1 to Level 3. First Aid courses are offered according to the minimum standards set out by the Department of Labour.

Level 1 Basic First Aid
  • Principles of First Aid and Safety
  • Emergency scene management
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Artificial Respiration
  • Choking, shock, bleeding, fractures, burns
  • Head and Spinal injuries
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Level 2 First Aid with Level 1 included
Level 3 First Aid with Level 2 included

Contact Details:
Kurt Teblanche:083 441 4745

P.O.Box 3401

First Aid Training | Pulse Point | Montgomery Park, Johannesburg

Pulse Point teaches people how to minimise injury and save lives. For their accredited training courses they use a combination of videos, practical and theory sessions as well as presentations to ensure that the training is interesting, informative and fun.
Their instructors are all skilled trainers with plenty of experience in the medical field. Their basic first aid course covers day to day injuries while their CPR course will teach you how to help a choking person. These skills could help keep someone alive till the paramedics arrive.
They also do excellent first aid courses for levels 1, 2 and 3 - courses cover all first aid essentials, and are the benchmark of first aid. Level 3 covers all first aid topics, and is excellent for people working in hazardous environments.
Contact Details:
Montgomery Park

Tel: +27 11 888 4478
Cell: 074 149 6000
Fax: 086 551 9999
Website: www.

First Aid Training | Lasting Aid Training | Johannesburg

Lasting Aid Training provides quality first aid training to professionals, parents, childcare workers and health care personnel.The qualified trainers are dedicated to ensuring students receive the very best training possible. Their first aid level 1 to 3 courses are approved by the Department of Labour.
The courses are run at their training premises in Paulshof, Sandton, but if you would like them to come to your premises, they are more than willing for a group of four or more.
They have a range of very valuable courses; a couple of them are -
Family First Aid Course
– a practical hands on course, teaching the vital skill of CPR.
  • CPR for adults, children and babies
  • relief for choking
  • first aid skills – bandaging and splinting etc
  • wounds and bleeding, fractures, sprains and burns
  • seizures, shock, head injuries
  • poisoning, sting and bites
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers -  a practical course that will equip healthcare professionals to deal with life threatening emergencies. Accredited with 14 CEUs from the HPCSA.
  • One and two person CPR for adults, children and babies
  • choking relief for adults, children and infants
  • ventilation with bag-valve mask and advanced airway
  • AED use
  • procedures and approaches to resuscitation
This course is a prerequisite for advanced courses in resuscitation, advanced cardiovascular life support, paediatric advanced life support, advanced neonatal life support and advanced medical life support.
Contact Details:
Office Tel:  +27 11 803 0380
Mobile:  083 700 9953
Fax: 086 650 7872

First Aid Training | Wild Medix | Cape Town

aqq1Wild Medix is dedicated to providing specialized wilderness and event medical support as well as first-aid training for both wilderness and urban situations. They offer the skills, knowledge and experience to provide medical care in those areas inaccessible by conventional means. Training with Wild Medix gives you the ability  to care for yourself by the provision of outdoor-focused and urban emergency medical care training.
The trainers are are all medical professionals, but on top of that they are highly experienced wilderness adventurers too – mountaineers, hikers, climbers and guides. Professional, high quality and thoroughly researched training materials such as video’s, DVD’s and student handbook are included in the training.
Students will learn and practice the same patient care techniques and principles used by medical professionals, but at a lay person level. They offer these fantastic and accredited courses:
  • Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) course
  • EFR Secondary Care
  • EFR Care for Children
  • EFR Refresher
  • Wilderness First Aid Training
  • Expedition Medical Training
  • Emergency First Response (EFR) with Wild Medix gives you international recognition of your first-aid qualification, making EFT the only choice for people wanting to work internationally. You will receive a qualification certificate and professional personalized EFR identification card.
Contact Details:
Admin Office:
1 Riverine Road
Cape Town

Lecture Facility:
Cape Town Ship Suppliers Building
Cnr. Natal and Calcutta Streets
Calcutta Street Entrance (next to Inkwell Signs)
Paarden Eiland
Cape Town

Tel: +27 82 770 7876
Tel: 0861 106 548
Tel: +27 21 556 4753