Strategic Goals of Lebone College of Emergency Care:

Creating a connected government by enabling more superficial and convenient government processes, and acting as a catalyst for sustainable economic growth by promoting effective, efficient, and customer-centric processes across the province.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Training College

Training in Emergency Medical Care programs and Medical Rescue. The target group includes actual and potential, aspiring EMS employees

Provision of Health Science Training Bursaries

Provision of bursaries for health science training programs at undergraduate levels which are: Higher Certificate and Diploma in Emergency Medical Care.

Skills Development Interventions

Provision of skills development interventions for all occupational categories in the department.

About Us 

Lebone College of Emergency Care (LCOEC) is the only Provincial College in Gauteng providing training in Emergency Medical Care programs.

The College offers in-house Short Courses as well as a Higher Certificate in Emergency Medical Care and Diploma in Emergency Medical Care, in partnership with Sefako Makgatho University. The purpose of the College is to develop pre-hospital care providers of tomorrow the necessary training and skills, with our core focus on patient safety and service delivery.

 

FORMAL COURSES

Diploma In Emergency Medical Care

This qualification is designed to produce a mid-level health worker who is able to provide emergency care services primarily within South Africa, in contexts that range from rural disadvantaged communities to sophisticated, highly developed urban areas. In addition, this qualification aims to produce a competent mid-level healthcare worker who will take cognizance of South African history and be able to adapt to the unique circumstances of a changing South Africa with emphasis on equity in health care and reduction in the burden of diseases.

The qualification also provides the necessary foundational knowledge, skills and insights needed to form a platform for further study in the field of Emergency Care. The qualification is thus designed to enable learners to pursue further personal and professional development and to promote life-long learning.

Higher Certificate In Emergency Medical Care

This qualification is designed to produce entry-level emergency care providers who are clinical assistants within the emergency medical care and rescue. The qualification will develop the necessary foundational knowledge; skills and attitudes necessary to form the basis for further study in the field of pre-hospital emergency medical care.

This qualification also aims to promote an understanding of the multi-disciplinary approach to effective, efficient patient care. The qualification is also designed to enable students to pursue further personal and professional development and to promote life-long learning.

Rescue Courses
High Angle 1 Rescue

The aim of this course is to provide you with the necessary insight, theoretical knowledge and technical skills needed to function as an independent rope rescue technician.

Fire Search and Rescue

The Fire Search and Rescue course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills for incidents involving victims that need to be searched for, and rescued from incidents involving oxygen deprived environments in smoke and heat-filled compartments.

Motor Vehicle Rescue

The Motor Vehicle Rescue course will provide you with the necessary knowledge, skills and techniques to extricate entrapped victims involved in land-based vehicle collisions.

Defensive Driving

Defensive driving programme was implemented with the aim of improving driving ability, reduce driver’s error amongst officials and also highlight how drivers can be aware of potential risks posed by other drivers on the road.

SHORT COURSES

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT REFRESHER

Basic Life Support providers who wish to update their professional knowledge and stay current in their skills.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT CPG UPDATE

This course is aimed at qualified Basic Life Support Providers who wish to update their professional knowledge and stay current in their skills.

INTERMEDIATE LIFE SUPPORT REFRESHER

This course is aimed at qualified Ambulance Emergency Assistants (AEA) who wish to update their professional knowledge and stay current in their skills.

PIER TRAINING
This course will give participants the necessary basic skills to assist infants, children and adults who are experiencing choking, cardiac and respiratory arrest.
MANAGEMENT OF OBSTETRIC EMERGENCIES (MOE)

This course will provide pre-hospital providers with the necessary skills to assist patients experiencing obstetric emergencies with the aim to decrease maternal mortality rates.

ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT

This course is aimed at nurses, advanced life support (ALS) providers and medical practitioners (GPs and specialists) who wish to improve and/or update their advanced management of adult patients in cardiac arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, and arrhythmia management.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS). This course is aimed at healthcare professionals who need to perform CPR with the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on adults, children and infant patients in various settings.
PATIENT REPORT FORM
TPH-99 – This program is developed for the operational Gauteng EMS operational staff on the accurate completion of the patient report form, which may be referred to in the future for legal purposes.

APPLICATIONS & ADMISSION

At Lebone College of Emergency Care, admissions to our courses are done through a systematic application procedure. We are in partnership with Sefako Makgatho University and various other stakeholders to deliver education in Emergency Medical Care and Rescue.

 Message From The

Principal

As the Principal of Lebone College of Emergency Care, my vision is to create an institution of academic excellence in research and Higher Education Training for pre-hospital personnel which is aligned with the institution’s vision.

The college operates within a national landscape where access to higher education has been proven to be challenging. The College in partnership with Safako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) has implemented the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy in both the Diploma and Higher Certificate programs.

MANAGEMENT

George Mnguni

Assistant Director In Coorporate Services

Ndotenda Ravhandalala

Principal

Liviene Lai Wai

Registrar

Coordinators

Ms G Mlimo

Diploma Coordinator

Mr. W Williams

Program Manager: Research and Special Projects

Mr D Ramnarain

Rescue Coordinator

Ms B Thwane

Higher Certificate Coordinator

Ms N Shokane

Clinical Coordinator

Mr M Magwai

District Coordinator

Mr T.T Moloto

American Heart Association Training Centre Coordinator

LEBONE COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY CARE
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

What are the requirements needed?

Matric Certificate with:

English Home Language (level 3)

English First Additional Language (level 4)

Mathematics (level 3)

Physical Science (level 3) and/or Life Science (level 3)

Additional Subject 1 (level 3)

Additional Subject 2 (level 3)

Matric Certificate with:

English Home Language (level 3)

Mathematics (level 3) or Mathematical Literacy (level 4)

Physical Science (level 3) and/or Life science (level 3)

Additional Subject 1 (level 3)

Additional Subject 2 (level 3)

What courses does Lebone College of Emergency Care offer?
  • Diploma and Higher Certificate in Emergency Medical Care (EMC) in partnership with Sefako Makgatho University (SMU), and Rescue courses in partnership with the University of Johannesburg (UJ). BLS for HCP and ACLS in partnership with the resuscitation council of South Africa and International SOS. Various in service offerings are also available such as CPG updates, refresher courses and ESMOE that are CPD accredited.

Contact Us

Physical Address

43 Steve Biko Road cnr, Belvedere St, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083

Contact Details

Call: 012 356 8000
Email address: leboneenquiries@gauteng.gov.za

Office Hours

  • Monday – Thursday 7:00 am – 16:00 pm
  • Friday 7:00 am – 13:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed
  • Public Holidays Closed