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First Aid Response


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.

Our First Aid Response course will provide the essential elements for occupational first aid. This course will provide participants with the knowledge and 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 co-ordinate first aid in the workplace.

Who Should Attend?
Anyone designated as an occupational first aider in their workplace or who wants to be trained and certified as First Aid Responder and deliver first aid care according to the protocols taught in the course.


Duration: 3 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

3 Days

PHECC ‘First Aid Response’ certificate valid for 2 years

Practical skills assessment and 20 Multiple Choice Questions (pass mark 60%)

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  • Locations:
    Dublin, Limerick
  • Course fee:
    Member rate: €350
    Non-member rate: €450
    * Cost quoted per person

    Payment method:
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