Basic Ambulance Assistant

Please note that the BAA course is to be discontinued by the HPCSA in the future. Please note that employment as a BAA remains your responsibility and employment positions are limited. The Basic Ambulance Assistant training course is offered to individuals who wish to pursue a professional career in the emergency management services.Course Contents - Learner Program OutcomesAn introduction to Ambulance service responsibilities with instruction in:

Professional practice
Emergency Care
Ambulance Technology
Ambulance Practice

Medical management principles and techniques will be taught up to basic life support level including methods of airway control, cardio pulmonary resuscitation and the Emergency first aid of critically ill patients.Candidates will also be introduced to the role of Ambulance service administration, rescue and technical support service. Thorough training in medical management principles is the basis to care in any crisis situation. However, the job of a professional emergency care practitioner is not complete without organizational administration to deal with an emergency. Management services comprise part of the courses run at Action Training Academy, and skills learned on these courses will ensure competence and correct handling in an emergency.
Must be 18 years or older.Entry level requirements for the BAA course are:

  • First Aid Level 1
  • Must possess a senior certificate.
  • Must hand in certified copy of ID.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English. Persons will be assessed to determine their readiness to attend the course and partake in meaningful learning.
  • Must pay the full course fee in advance as we operate on a “first pay first serve” basis.

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