Our ideal is to see every emergency care worker with this qualification. At this stage we cater for all BLS, ILS and ALS personnel (including Doctors and Nurses). To be very honest this is not the easiest course in the medical environment but one of the most special courses ever. We change your mind set forever. The course is structured to equip the emergency care provider with the knowledge, skills and insight to work safely in a high-risk, high-threat environment, something that we face regularly in South Africa.
About the course... Joseph MacIntyre, Leo Prinsloo and myself will see to it that the following Tactical subjects are covered and well understood:
During this module the learner will be introduced to the following urban techniques: Urban tactical movement:
➢ Team set up ➢ Communication- Radio & Non verbal ➢ Equipment ➢ Cover and concealment. ➢ Planning
Urban movement: o Types of entries o Room entry techniques o Room clearing techniques o Approaching techniques o Quick peek o Slicing the pie o Step By’s o Button hook o High and low o Stairwells o Hallways
Firearm training: Handgun and members will be taken through basic aspects of firearms handling and will include the following • Fundamentals of shooting. • Draw, cock and fire. • Magazine changes. • Stoppage rectifications. • Various shooting positions. • Tactical turns • Multiple shots. • Multiple targets. • Target identification. • Obstacle crossing/ scaling techniques. • Weapon retention/ transition drills. • Moving with firearms in hand. • Moving tactically on foot in a team. • Night shooting techniques- No Light and low light conditions with weapons, as well as medical scenarios. o Force on Force scenarios
Special attention will be given to strict weapon discipline with regards to safety.
➢ The learner will experience the stress on an entry team when there shots fired at the team, when the team needs to move with no prior planning and in low and no light conditions.
➢ The learner will be trained in the safe handling of firearms and the tactical application of weapons in the urban and rural environment.
➢ The learner will get the opportunity to do life firing exercises with the firearms during an urban and rural simulation.
➢Use of Mfezi /Caspir/Njala armored ambulance in tactical scenarios
We are privileged to have some of South Africans best subjects specialists presenting the lectures, among which are ex-Special Force Operators (Military) and ex-Special Task Force (SAPS) members. Our Special force operators have long been viewed as extremely competent and experienced “operators” in the International Special Forces community. Our lectures are committed to give you their best, and to enable you to learn and experience the ultimate in TACTICAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE.
We also make use of medical specialist in their fields to augment and bring their vast knowledge and experience to your learning opportunity, Dr Hestelle Nell is a Forensic Pathologist working in the largest mortuary in Johannesburg. Dr Kenneth Joubert specializes in K9 Anesthesiology, pain relief and Critical care. LtCol Neels Botha is one of South African Police Services top Crime Scene Investigators (CSI) that looks at crime scene protection and preservation When I mention instructors I cannot, but get goose bumps when I introduce our tactical and medical instructors. With more than 200 year combined experience in their separate units and with international experience the instructors are the most qualified people to train any student in medicine and tactical procedures. Together they and their team will impart their best knowledge and experiences on to you. Who other do you want to teach you but the best of the best? This is just some of the subject matter that will be covered by these experts.
This module of the course is much more physical than the any other TEMS course and need more physical preparation.” When the body get tiered the mind starts to stray!” This is the concept that we fight against.
Duration: This is a 10 day course, filled with adventure and excitement. Price: R10 000(ZAR) or $730(USD) or £640(Pound) Requirements: Have to complete the Medical Module of the TEMS course.