One Day Occupational First Aid (FAR)**

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        Training dates for OFA Course 2018

                 APR 10.(Tue)   MAY 18.(Fri) 

FROM THE 1st of June 2018 Occupational First Aid will no longer be accepted by the  HSA.
(If you have a current cert it will be recognised until it expires)

All course post June 1st will be known as FAR (First Aid Responder)


JUN 08. (Fri)-JUL 17. (Tue) —   AUG 13.(Mon) — SEP 04. (Tue)   OCT 17. (Wed) — NOV 09. (Fri)  —    DEC 04. (Tue)

Course Title:  Occupational First Aid (FAR)

Course Duration:  1 Day. 2 Day after June 1st.

Venue:     Flannery’s Hotel, Renmore Galway.

Course Cost:   €130. €170 after June 1st. FAR Course.

Time:  9.30am to 4.30pm. Tea /Coffee & Biscuits @ 11am & 3pm.

Certification: QQI for 2 yrs. PHECC Certified after June 1st.

Please Note: Course must be paid in advance or on the day unless by prior arrangement.

**FAR course will NOT begin until June 1st 2018.

Who is this course for:

Anyone who is the current holder of a current Occupational First Aid Certificate And wishes to maintain their First Aid status, in the workplace.


To hold a current Valid QQI 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 –No Trainees or unqualified instructors.

Duration: (One Day)

Learners who successfully complete this course will receive A  Certificate in FAR which is valid for 2 years.

Issued by PHECC

Units Covered:

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.