How it Works
Turtle Life Support’s blended learning programmes optimises time and productivity. An online theory module is combined with a practical skills workshop. This allows our students to learn at their own pace in their own space, and for practical skills mastery.
The online theory module is structured into convenient sections comprising of 15 to 30 minute lessons. After each lesson a quiz is completed as part of the continuous assessment process. Quiz results are revealed immediately and the answers presented to provide constructive feedback. This prepares students for the summative exam completed during the practical skills workshop.
Practical Skills Workshop
Once the online module is completed, students attend a one-day practical skills workshop. Scenario-based teaching provides students with an excellent opportunity to apply theoretical concepts learnt online, as well as learn skills of the practical components of first aid. Practical skills, such as CPR, are practiced so that students master first aid techniques.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to complete the online theory module?
We encourage students to take time (at least 2 weeks) to complete the online theory module. The following is a guideline for the time you need to set aside for the online theory module:
- Level 1: 15 hours
- Level 2: 25 hours
- Level 3: 30 hours
Not sure which Level to sign-up for?
Do you facilitate courses on our campus?
We have facilitated many courses throughout Gauteng, the Free State, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu Natal. We facilitate practical skills workshops in each of these areas at least once per quarter.
Gauteng-based groups: we require a group size of between 10 to 30 enrolled students to facilitate the practical skills workshop onsite.
Outside Gauteng-based groups: we require a group size of between 15 to 30 enrolled students to facilitate the practical skills workshop onsite.
Practical Skills Workshop Duration: Depending on the Level of course taken, ideally the period of the workshop should be facilitated in one-day. However, alternative arrangements may be considered to accommodate your specific operational demands.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for special arrangements.
We facilitate public courses throughout the year (these dates are listed on our Website in the Our Courses menu tab). For your convenience, however, our group partners welcome individuals attending their courses. Please email email@example.com for our course schedule. Be sure to let us know where you are based so we can send the relevant schedule.
Start with the end in mind.
Make sure your practical skills workshop date is confirmed when registering for a course. This can be done by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for the upcoming course schedule. Be sure to let us know where you are based so we can send the relevant schedule.
Turtle Life Support in my opinion has a great system with the online theory modules and the in person practical skills workshop.
The online theory is easy to understand and to get through as it does not take up much time to complete the course. The practical skills workshops are well organised and very fun to do, especially when role play is involved and you actually have to pretend you are in a real life scenarios. I think these skills are very beneficial to learn as you never know when you might need them, whether at home or in a public space. The support from the back-office has been great in that you guys really try get everyone involved which is a good thing for some of the more shy children or adults.
My experience throughout all 3 levels have been enjoyable and has been time well spent.
Hannah Eibl (Student)