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COURSES OFFERED

Lifesaver International First Aid (Advanced)  

This is 5 day course. After successful completion one is issued with an Internationally recognised certificate which expires after 3 years.

Basic First Aid  

This is a 2 day course. After completion of the course one is given a certificate of attendance.

Basic Life Support (CPR) 

This course runs for 4 hours.

Nurse Aide (Home Based Care) 

This is a 6 day course. After successful completion of the exams one goes for a 3 month attachment at a hospital. After the attachment one is issued with an Internationally recognised certificate which expires after 3 years.

Ambulance Technician (AT)  

This is a 5 weeks course. The participant should have:

  • 5 O'Levels incl. Maths, English, Science

  • Class 4 driver's licence

HPA requirements for AT applicants

  • Certified copy of National ID

  • Certified copy of driver's licence

  • Certified copies of academic certificates

  • One recent passport size photo

  • Acceptance letter from school of training (St John will provide)

  • There is an HPA registration fee  which must be paid on registration.

Trainer of Trainer (TOT) 

This is a 5 day course. after successful completion one is issued with a certificate of competence.  

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About our courses

All our courses start from

8 am - 4 pm 

We offer weekend classes as per arrangement.

We have 3 training Centres in Harare Bulawayo and Mutare

The courses can be conducted outside our training Centres.

First Aid tip of the month

Insect stings/bites

Most reactions to insect bites and stings are mild, causing redness, itching, stinging or/and minor swelling. 

For mild reactions

  • Move to a safe area to avoid more bites or stings.

  • Remove the stinger.

  • Wash the area with soap and water.

  • Apply a cool compress. Use a cloth dampened with cold water or filled with ice to reduce pain and swelling. If the injury is on an arm or leg, elevate it.

  • Apply a baking soda paste to the bite or sting several times daily until your symptoms go away.

Usually, the signs and symptoms of a bite or sting disappear in a day or two. If not even if your reaction is minor go for medical help.

When to seek emergency care

Call your local emergency number if the bitten/stung person experiences:

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Swelling of the lips, eyelids or throat

  • Dizziness, faintness or confusion

  • Rapid heartbeat

  • Hives

  • Nausea, cramps or vomiting

Take these actions immediately while waiting for medical help:

  • Ask the person if he or she is carrying an EpiPen to treat an allergic attack.

  • If the person says he or she needs to use an autoinjector, ask whether you should help inject the medication. 

  • Loosen tight clothing and cover the person with a blanket. Don't give him or her anything to drink.

  • If the person is vomiting, position him or her to prevent choking.

  • Begin CPR if the person shows no signs of circulation, such as breathing, coughing or movement.