Qualifications and Certifications.


Certified to deliver BTEC Level 2 FPOS Basic and Intermediate

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Erika van Vuuren

Erika has been a qualified First Aid instructor since 2006.


Previously employed by Global Geophysical Services (USA) on crew 680 in Kenya as the certified instructor, Erika has gained valuable experience working in remote areas and has a good understanding of how to deal with medical emergencies in difficult terrain.


On her return to South Africa in January 2015, Erika was appointed as an Associate Trainer for the Professional Bodyguard Association (UK) in South Africa having duly completed the BTEC Level 3 Education and Training (QCF), along with the specialty subject BTEC Level 2 First Person on Scene Intermediate (IHCD).


Erika has a natural flair for teaching and we have already received some tremendous reviews regarding her commitment to the subject of clinical studies.


Medical Background and achievements:

Completed Level 1, 2, 3 and Advanced Instructor’s Course in 2005.

Completed Advanced Level 3 and Instructor’s Course in 2008.

Competed in the 2006 Eskom First Aid Readiness Competition as part of a 3 man team and won 1st price out of all the regions.

Highly Commended Award received in 2006 for first aid.

Award for competing in the National Trauma Competition 2006.

Special Award for Occupational Health & Safety 2007 (First Aid).

Highly Commended Award (Customer Service – First Aid) 2008.

ECSI Sports First Aid (ER24) 2010

Basic Life Support CPR and First Aid Instructor 2011

Instructor – First Aid Level 1 & 2 – April 2014

Instructor – Basic Fire Fighting – April 2014

Instructor – Basic SHE Principles – April 2014

Instructor – Basic ISO 14001 Principles – April 2014

International BTEC Level 3 Education & Training qualification – February 2015

International BTEC Level 2 FPoS Basic & Intermediate Instructor – February 2015


Certificates gained in Kenya:

Leadership Essentials via Skillsoft program (Effective interpersonal Communication & Conflict management)

Internal HSE certification in:

Fire Extinguishers – Ready to respond

Back Injury Prevention

Basics of Ergonomics

Bloodborne Pathogens

Defensive Driver Training

Electrical Safety

Emergency Preparedness

Hazard Communication

Lockout target for affected employees

Personal Protective Equipment

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