Training

Every year, St John school of first aid and safety (SOFAS) trains more than 14,000 people in disaster preparedness, para-medicine, firefighting and first aid. The training has helped tens of thousands of people get the skills they need to help friends, family members and strangers.

St John Ambulance continues to build on its reputation as a top provider of first aid, disaster management, fire safety and other skills by updating courses, providing instruction in new areas and using the new technology to help the public be prepared for emergencies.

Our training meets the latest International guidelines, teach people in easy-to-follow steps, empowering them to prevent and manage life threatening emergencies. Enroll now and get free First Aid Book and international certificate. Weekend and evening first aid classes available every 3rd week of the month. In house and tailored courses also available.

First Aid and Safety Courses

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course – 6 Months, Kshs. 90,000 (payable in instalments)

Applications are invited from qualified persons to the new course of Emergency Medical Technicians (Full time/Part time) Course to be conducted at St John House starting January 2014.

Disaster Preparedness & Response Course – 5 Days, Kshs. 12,500

This 5-day class will expose participants to a wide variety of real-life scenarios and situations that they might face during a disaster.

Occupational Health and Safety – 5 Days, Kshs. 10,000 (Minimum 10 participants)

This is the most advanced of St John Ambulance course designed for the Workplace Health and Safety Committee. It is prepared and presented by individuals who are widely acknowledged and respected in their relevant fields of expertise. The training exposes the Committee in all health and safety issues of the workplace including first aid, safety regulations, and fire safety.

First Aid at Work (Occupational First Aid) – 3-5 days, Kshs. 5,500

This is one of our most popular First Aid training, specifically designed for people employed in injury prone companies, and recommended by the Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety. It covers Advanced First Aid as well as maintaining first aid equipment and resources. This training leads to a Certificate valid internationally for one year, during which time a refresher course must be completed.

First Aid Refresher - 3 Days, Kshs. 2,500

The First Aid Refresher course is only suitable for people who already hold a current First Aid at Work, or Lifesaver International First Aid certificate that is nearing expiry and who need to re-train to obtain a valid certificate.

The course is designed to refresh participants on up to date first aid skills, necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

Lifesaver International First Aid Course - 3 days, Kshs. 3,500

This course is designed to meet the first aid needs members of the public who want to be able to manage most common injuries and medical conditions prevalent in remote areas. This training leads to a Certificate valid internationally for one year, during which time a refresher course must be completed.

Lifesaver for Babies (Caring For Kids) – 1 Day(Saturday), Kshs. 2,000

This course is designed to meet the first aid needs of parents, babysitters, teachers, carers in the child care industry, kindergarten and members of the public who may be entrusted with the care of babies and children. It is conducted every saturday at St John House, off parliament Rd.

Basic Fire Safety – 2 Days, Kshs. 4,000

Fire accidents lead to greater loss of property and lives as well. Results arising from these situations can be avoided by observing proper fire prevention techniques, and there is no other way to do it well than to attend fire safety training.

This training is very practical in nature and trainers use a combination of theory and practical to help the learners appreciate Fire-fighting as an important skill.

Emergency First Aid - 1 day, Kshs. 3,000

This is one of our shortest First Aid courses and provides a good basic insight into First Aid procedures and skills leading to a Certificate in Emergency Aid, valid internationally for one year. Innovative scenarios and practical exercises help participants to learn how to manage emergency first aid situations. The course content can be adapted to suit the needs of your organization.

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