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First Aid Response Refresher


Programme Overview

This Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) certified course has replaced the QQI/FETAC certified ‘Occupational First Aid’ course for equipping workplace first aiders to deal with the most common medical emergencies.

This course will provide the essential elements for occupational first aid. This course will provide the existing occupational first aiders with the up-to-date knowledge, practical skills to give effective life support, diagnose and treat injuries or illness, maintain care and comfort of the casualty and an understanding required to provide and coordinate first aid in the workplace.

Who should attend?
Any qualified QQI/PHECC Occupational First Aider that needs to be recertified with in the 2 year period as per HSA guidelines.

Refresher certificates issued by recognised training providers up to 31 August 2017 will also be recognised by the HSA for a 2 year period. Thereafter existing occupational first aiders can apply to have their qualifications individually assessed by a participating PHECC recognised institution (RI) in accordance with the RI’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy and procedures..


Duration: 2 Days

Programme Content:

    Patient Assessment
    Cardiac First Response (CFR)
    · Adult & Child CPR
    · Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    · Choking
    · Heart Attack
    Bleeding Control and Shock
    Musculoskeletal Injuries
    Medical Emergencies
    · Asthma
    · Diabetes
    · Seizures
    · Fainting
    Burns/ Electrical Injuries
    Hypothermia and Hyperthermia


The programme is delivered by experienced Ibec Executives who provide members with advice, consultancy and training on a daily basis. Programme participants are encouraged to express their views and experiences. The programme facilitates participant discussion to ensure a thorough understanding of the key points and their application. Real life case studies and exercises will be used to ensure a real practical understanding of each topic.

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  • Locations:
    Dublin, Limerick
  • Course fee:
    Member rate: €275
    Non-member rate: €350
    * Cost quoted per person

    Payment method:
    - Pay by credit card online here
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