Jan: 17th Tues. Feb: 15th Wed. Mar: 20th Mon. April: 12th Wed. May: 16th Tues. June: 13th Tues.
July: 18th Tues Aug: 30th Wed. Sept: 11th Mon Oct: 17th Tue. Nov: 06th Mon. Dec: 06th Wed.
Venue: Flannery’s Hotel. Dublin Rd, Renmore. Galway.
Cost: €130 per person. Discount available for larger groups,
Funding may be available for eligible candidates from Dept Social Protection.
Funding may be available for eligible candidates from Skillnet Organisations.
Please Note: Course must be paid in advance or on the day unless by prior arrangement.
Who is this course for:
Anyone who is the current holder of an Occupational First Aid Certificate FETAC Level 5And wishes to maintain their Occupational First Aid status, in the workplace. in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2007 and its accompanying Regulations and Guidelines.
To hold a current Valid Occupational First Aid Certificate.
Method of Delivery :
The course will utilise both theory and practical learning which will encourage student participation and feedback and ensure strong knowledge of practical skills.
Course delivered by the principles of First Aid Training Service only.
No part time – Trainees or unqualified instructors.
Duration: (One Day)
The course assessment will be split between two practical skills demonstrations and a theory exam. The examinations are designed for students to demonstrate their ability to safely treat a sick or injured patient as per HSA Occupational First Aid Guidelines.
The skills demonstrations will assess the learners basic lifesaving skills and 2 additional skills areas covered in the course.
The theory examination will assess the learners ability to recall and apply theory and understanding of the topics covered on the course.
Learners who successfully complete this course will receive recertification Certificate in Occupational First Aid which is valid for 2 years.
The following is a breakdown of the units covered on this course:
Unit 1 – First Aid in the Workplace
Unit 2 – Patient Assessment
Unit 3 – Respiratory Emergencies
Unit 4 – Cardiac First Response
Unit 5 – Wounds and Bleeding
Unit 6 – Altered Levels of Consciousness (Diabetes- Epilepsy Asthma)
Unit 7 – Musculoskeletal Injuries
Unit 8 – Burns and Scalds, Chemicals, Electric Shock
Our instructors are mobile and can travel to deliver a course to groups on site at any location nationwide.