Emcare - Emergency Medical Care is a paramedic, First Aid and Fire Training Organisation based in Polokwane in Limpopo
We offer a Level Three First Aid Course at Emcare.

Level Three First Aid Course

This is the most advanced first-aid level that can be achieved. We recommend that all supervisors working for large companies get trained in level three first aid. This will ensure a very high standard of patient care and help reduce further injuries at places of employment. Please see below for course content.

  • Duration - 3 days ( 24 Hours )
  • Entry Requirement – Valid Level 2 certificate. English read/write proficiency.
  • Certificate is valid for three years

Course content:

  • Principals of emergency care & safety
  • Emergency scene management
  • Artificial respiration
  • One & Two Rescuer C.P.R.
  • Child & Infant C.P.R.
  • Choking, wounds & bleeding
  • Shock, unconsciousness & fainting
  • Fractures, burns, head & spinal injuries
  • Joint injuries (sport injuries)
  • Chest & eye injuries
  • Multiple injury management
  • Abdominal Pelvic injuries
  • Environmental illnesses & injuries
  • Poisoning, bites & stings
  • Chest pain, diabetes, epilepsy & convulsions
  • Drowning & diving accidents
  • Elementary & applied anatomy & physiology
  • Rescue carries
  • Emergency equipment
  • Legal implications & Ethics related to emergency care evaluation
  • Emergency Child birth
  • Behavioural emergencies
  • Special patients and oxygen therapy


  • The candidate is evaluated during the duration of the course. There are written, oral & practical assessments.
  • An overall average of 50% must be obtained to successfully complete the course.
  • Compulsory competency C.P.R. is required.