First Aid Response (FAR)

(3 Day Course)

In Ireland 5,000 people die every year / 14 every day due to Cardiac Arrest.  This number could be reduced if everybody knew how to perform emergency First Aid.

Would you like to learn First Aid?

Would you like to gain a Nationally Recognised qualification, learn skills that you can use in the workplace, in the home, on the farm or on the Sports field?

From 1st September 2017, the requirement for Workplace First aid will be First Aid Response (FAR) from the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). This will replace the previous OFA Award from QQI.

This Course running over 3 days is designed to provide you with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to provide First Aid in the workplace in Compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Regulations 2007.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to First Aid Response
  • Patient Assessment
  • Cardiac First Response & Respiratory Emergencies
  • Common Medical Emergencies
  • Injury Management and Shock
  • Care of the Unconscious Patient
  • Burns & Electrical Injury Care
  • Hypothermia & Hyperthermia

Cost:

€300 (Payment options available)

Price includes: Tuition, Course Training Manual, Pocket Face Mask & PHECC Examination Fees.

Successful candidates will receive a First Aid Response Certificate awarded by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC).


Venue:

Maltings House, Coote Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Training also takes place at various venues around Ireland. Contact 057 8621216 for more details.

 

First Aid Response Refresher

(2 Day Course)

In Ireland 5,000 people die every year / 14 every day due to Cardiac Arrest.

This number could be reduced if everybody knew how to perform emergency First Aid.

Is your First Aid Response Certificate due for renewal?

In compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Regulations 2007 First Aid Response certificates must now be renewed every 2 years, and within 3 months of the expiry date of your current certification.

This 2 day Course is designed to refresh your knowledge of the practical skills and understanding required to provide First Aid in the workplace, and summarises the content of the full 3 day programme.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to First Aid Response
  • Patient Assessment
  • Cardiac First Response & Respiratory Emergencies
  • Common Medical Emergencies
  • Injury Management and Shock
  • Care of the Unconscious Patient
  • Burns & Electrical Injury Care
  • Hypothermia & Hyperthermia

Cost:

TBC

Price includes: Tuition, Course Training Manual, Pocket Face Mask & PHECC Examination Fees.

Successful candidates will receive a First Aid Response Certificate awarded by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC).

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Venue:

Maltings House, Coote Street, Portlaoise, and or locations nationwide.

Contact 057 8621216 for more details.

Refund Policy:

Maltings Training will do everything in its power to ensure that applicants are fully aware of the content and detail of all programmes of study before application for same. This will be achieved through the use of our website www.maltingstraining.ie, through information packs, telephone assistance, and where relevant information evenings. Candidates with particular learning requirements will be accommodated sensitively. Those who consider the require special assistance or have a previously identified learning difficulty are obliged to notify this in writing to Maltings Training on application for a course place.

Once candidates commence on a programme of study, refunds will not be made if for any reason the applicant then decides not to continue with the programme.

Booking deposits paid to reserve course places are non refundable.

Course fees paid in advance of course start date, over and above the booking deposit will be refunded to the applicant if the applicant cannot pursue the programme due to work / family / health reasons, these must be submitted in documented format.

Once applicants commence a programme of study all fees due by that date will not be refunded.

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