This 3-day course covers all of the Occupational First Aid requirements for the workplace as outlined by the Health and Safety Authority.
Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, there is a requirement on employers based on a risk assessment to have a sufficient number of Occupational First Aiders trained and deployed in the workplace.
The course consists of 8 units as listed below and includes Cardiac First Responder training in automated external defibrillators and administering aspirin for suspected heart attack.
This QQI FETAC Level 5 course will provide the learner with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to give effective life support, diagnose and treat injuries or illness, and maintain care and comfort of an injured colleague until the arrival of medical assistance.
Participants are awarded with an Occupational First Aid Certificate, which is valid for two years.
We also offer the Occupational First Aid Refresher course.
3 days – Can be completed on consecutive days or over a number of weeks.
Course Content/Topics Covered
- First aid in the workplace & accident scene management
- Patient assessment
- Respiratory emergencies
- Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest (use of Automated External Defibrillators – CFR)
- Wounds and bleeding
- Altered levels of consciousness
- Injuries to bones, joints and soft tissues
- Burns, scalds, chemicals & electric shock
|Certificate:||QQI FETAC Level 5 Certificate to each participant|
|Certificate Valid For:||2 years|
|Course Cost:||€230 per person – Refresher €95 per person|
|Course Times:||9:30 am – 5:30 pm|
||Contact us for a quote for both in-house & on-site training|