Occupational First Aid

Occupational First Aid


First Aid Training Service is recognised as a market leader in first aid training.

We are recognised as an Occupational First Aid training provider by the Occupational First Aid Assessment Agent (OFAAA) which is appointed by the Health and Safety Authority to register Occupational First Aid training providers.

From the 1st September 2008, on completion of a First Aid Training Service Occupational First Aid course, the successful participant will recieve, a FETAC Level 5 Certificate. This is in line with a number of changes in the Occupational First Aid guidelines as released by the HSA recently. These include:

  • Introduction of a new Occupational First Aid Standard – Fetac Level 5 OFA
  • Refresher for First Aiders – one day every 2 years
  • Syllabus includes new standard for Instructors in Cardiac First Response (BLS/CPR and Defibrillator Training)
  • Level 5 FETAC certification available after 1 day OFA Refresher for those with certificates not more than 3 months out of date

We also offer a variety of other courses which enable you to increase the safety of your employees at work. Short first aid courses, which can be used to assist,Occupational First Aiders in the workplace.

We offer public Occupational First Aid Courses every month in Galway City. These are particularly suitable where you have a small number of employees to be trained. We will also deliver courses on site for you if you require.

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