This course is open to anyone who currently holds a valid QQI Occupational First Aid Certificate.
Convert from Occupational First Aid to the New First Aid Response Standard. This PHECC First Aid Response (FAR) training course is a replacement for the QQI Occupational first Aid.
The Health & Safety Authority (HSA) now recognises the PHECC First Aid Response (FAR) training course as meeting the needs of occupational first aid. The FAR Standard was developed by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) an independent statutory body who set the standards for education and training for pre-hospital emergency care in Ireland.
On completion of the First Aid Responder Refresher course participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate up-to-date practical skills
- Explain new developments in First Aid
- Incident Management
- Cardiac Emergencies
- Patient Assessment
- Injury Management & Shock
- Care of Unconscious Patient
- Burns & Electrical Injuries
- Common Medical Emergencies
- Adult CPR. & AED
- Infant CPR & AED
Pre Course Requirements
Valid Occupational First Aid OR First Aid Responder Certificate, proof of certification required.
2 Year certification of Competence, from Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council recognised by Health & Safety Authority, following successful assessments.
Course Duration and Delivery
The student to instructor ratio is 6 to 1.
Inservice Training Public Training This is a 2 day course.