First Aid Response Course / Occupational First Aid
Occupational First Aid Replacement
Since the 1st June 2018, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) only recognises the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Response (FAR) training standard as meeting the needs of occupational first aid in workplaces.
However, any QQI OFA training completed prior to 1st June 2018 will be recognised for the full 2 years duration from the date of training.
PHECC has approved a large number of organisations as PHECC FAR Recognised Institutions (RIs). The current list of RIs can be found at www.phecit.ie. Additional applications continue to be processed.
Individuals wishing to become FAR instructors should familiarise themselves with PHECC FAR Instructor requirements at www.phecit.ie.
The instructor/learner ratio is 1:8, recertification training involves a second day and a 30 day grace period is allowed.
Module 1 – Patient Assessment
Module 2 – Incident Procedure
Module 3 – CFR Community
Module 4 – Common Medical Emergencies
Module 5 – Injury Management & Shock
Module 6 – Care of the Unconscious Patient
Module 7 – Burns & Electrical Injury Care
Module 8 – Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
Module 9 – Information Management
Module 10 – Communications
Module 11 – The well-being of the First Aid Responder
This is a 3 day course with 18 hrs of instruction.
Each student will receive :
A pocket mask, with case and gloves.
A face shield on a key ring.
A PHECC CFR Manual
An occupational first aid manual
Red emergency card
FAST assessment card
CFR report form
Patient assessment form
Participants should have a good command of the English language.
Who should do it ?
Anyone requiring First Aid in the workplace, or seeking a comprehensive 3 day First Aid Course
Course Numbers and Location
This course is limited to one instructor for each eight students. This course can be run at your business or we can arrange a suitable training location.
Our Instructors are PHECC Approved and Certification is issued by PHECC, valid for 2 Years.
Recertification only requires a 2 Day refresher.
This is the only course recognised by the HSA for first aid at work.
Please contact us for a detailed quote.
Numerous discounts are avail contact us for more.