Training Academy

MRI’s Training Academy was established in 1998, providing a variety of First Aid, Safety and health care professional courses. It is a registered and accredited training centre with Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) and Botswana Health Professions Council (BHPC).

As such it provides corporate and private First Aid training in Botswana. The MRI training division is a recognized American Heart Association (AHA) Training Site, affiliated to the Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa and is the sole training academy with the aforementioned affiliations.

MRI Training Academy offers the following Professional Health Care Courses for doctors, nurses and paramedics:

  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • International Trauma Life Support
  • Paediatric Advance Life Support

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Basic First Aid

Basic First Aid level 1 course will provide you with the skills to manage emergency first aid situations, including managing the unconscious casualty, performing CPR, controlling bleeding and managing other life threatening situations. It is suitable to both people in workplaces and members of the public who want to be able to manage an emergency first aid situation.

Target group & Pre-Requisites 

The general public that is; employees, business owners, students, teachers, care takers etc. This course is intended for everyone who wishes to equip themselves or the people around them with the necessary skills for dealing with emergencies.

Course Duration

2 Days.

Certificates

On successful completion, participants will be issued with MRI Botswana certificate which will be valid for 2 years.

Basic Fire Awareness

This course has been designed to give personnel the necessary information, knowledge and training for them to be competent in basic fire safety.

Certificates

On successful completion, participants will be issued with MRI Botswana certificates which will be valid for 2 years.

Intermediate First Aid

Intermediate First Aid Level 2 training will be useful to enable students to provide Primary Emergency Care (First Aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplace.

Target group & Pre-Requisites 

Employers and employees who wish to equip themselves or the people around them with the necessary skills for dealing with emergencies. Successful completion of Basic First Aid Level 1 is a pre-requisite for this course.

Assessments

At the end of the training, the student’s understanding will be assessed through the following assessments;

  • Theory; the student is expected to get 84% and above
  • Practical; the student is expected to get 100%

Course Duration

3 Days

Certificates

On successful completion, participants will be issued with MRI Botswana certificates which will be valid for 2 years.

Advanced First Aid

Advanced First Aid Level 3 training is for people who are responsible for applying First Aid in the work place. The training requires learners to be able to demonstrate the interpretation of vital signs when providing Primary Emergency Care (First Aid). The purpose of the course is to enable the first responder in the workplace to prevent and respond to health emergencies at an advanced level.

Target group & Pre-Requisites 

Employers and employees who wish to equip themselves or the people around them with the necessary skills for dealing with emergencies. Successful completion of Basic First Aid Level 1 is a pre-requisite for this course.

Assessments

At the end of the training, the student’s understanding will be assessed through the following assessments; Theory; the student is expected to get 84% and above Practical; the student is expected to get 100%

Course Duration

4 Days

Certificates

On successful completion, participants will be issued with MRI Botswana certificates which will be valid for 2 years.

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