First Aid Response (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 Councill (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.

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). 

Paediatric First Aid

2 Day Course

 

Would you like to learn Paediatric First Aid?

This course is designed for parents, teachers, childminders, babysitters and childcare workers to provide you with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to deal effectively with a variety of childhod emergencies.

Did you know that most accidents involving children occur in the home or care setting?

This course will give you the confidence to deal competently with any accidents which may arise.

 

Course Content

  • First aid principles and equipment
  • Child assessment
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Child & infant CPR & defibrillation
  • Rescue breathing
  • Choking infant and child
  • Unconsciousness
  • Burns & scalds, poisons & electrical shock
  • Fractures and sprians
  • Temperature management
  • Other paediatric medical emergencies including; Convulsions, Asthma, Croup, Meningitis, Diabetes & Epilepsy

Successful candidates will receive a Certificate in Paediatric First Aid

 

Cost

€120 (payment options and group rates available)

Price includes: tuition, course training manual & assessment

 

Venue: Maltings House, Coote Street, Portlaosie

Day Course: 2 x Saturday’s 10am-5pm

Evening Course: 4 x Tuesday’s 7-10pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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