FAR – RECERT

Renewal of First Aid Responder Training including CFR (Cardiac First Responder)

 

YOU MUST PRODUCE AN FAR CERTIFICATE, THAT IS IN DATE, OR NOT OUT OF DATE BY MORE THAN 30 DAYS, PRIOR TO TRAINING FOR THIS COURSE 

 

NEW COURSE VENUE:   

MALDRON HOTEL, ORANMORE. H91 K7FA

 

 

This is a 2 Day Course, usually running 1 Day per week for 2 weeks, some Saturday Dates Available

                                             

  * Funding may be available for eligible candidates from Dept Social Protection *

   * Funding may be available for eligible candidates from Skillnet Organisations *

 ALL 2020 TRAINING DATES FULLY BOOKED

2021 TRAINING DATES ADVERTISED SOON

 

 

VERY IMPORTANT: Expiry dates were extended due to Covid 19 by PHECC, but they have now decided all certs must be in date by Oct 31st next.

Therefore to recert after Oct 31st, your cert must be in date or not expired by more than 30 DAYS 

 

                                                                 

                                                                 SEP :   10th and 17th (Thur and Thur)

                                                                 SEP :  21st and 28th (Mon and Mon)

                                                                 OCT : 5th and 12th (Mon and Mon)

                                                                 OCT : 15th and 19th (Thur and Mon)

                                                                 OCT : 9th and 16th (Fri and Fri) * EXTRA DATES *

                                                                 OCT : 14th and 23rd (Wed and Fri Week)  * EXTRA DATES *

                                                                 OCT : 21st and 28th (Wed and Wed)

                                                                 OCT : 22nd and 29th (Thur and Thur)

                                                                  NOV : 4th and 11th (Wed and Wed)

                                                                  NOV : 18th and 24th (Wed and Tue)

                                                                  DEC : 2nd and 9th (Wed and Wed)

                    

DO NOT BOOK UNLESS YOU CAN ATTEND BOTH DAYS 

 

                                                                    Course Title: First Aid Responder Recert(FAR)

                                                                    Course Duration:  Two Days (usually one day per week for two weeks)

                                                                    NEW Course Venue:  MALDRON HOTEL, ORANMORE. H91 K7FA

                                                                    Course Fee:   €170.00 per trainee

                                                                    Course Times: 9.30 to 16.30 Daily

 

 COVID 19 PRECAUTIONS:

All training courses will have the following safeguards to minimise virus risk.

  • Temperature Checks using Non Contact Infra Red Technology
  • Large Venue, Small Groups with Social Distancing
  • Full set of Equipment per trainee
  • 60 ml Hand Sanitiser for each trainee daily
  • PPE, with each trainee shown how to “donn” and “doff”
  • FAR Manual will have Covid 19 Information Section
  • Trainees will receive a Adult/Child CPR Pocket Mask for Post Training
  • NO WATER PROVIDED IN TRAINING ROOM

 

Who is this course for:

This course is designed to update the learner with the understanding, knowledge and practical skills required to provide and coordinate first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2007 and its accompanying Regulations and Guidelines. 

General Aims:

This course is designed to enable the learner to:

– Understand the responsibilities of the FAR place in the workplace.

– Provide treatment for the purpose of preserving life or minimising consequences of injuries until medical help arrives

– Provide treatment in the workplace for an injury which does not require medical attention.

– Be capable of coordinating first aid arrangements in the workplace.

– Be familiar with Health and Safety legislation on First Aid provision in the workplace.

 

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.

Instructors:

Course delivered by the principles of First Aid Training Service only.

No part time – Trainees or unqualified instructors.


Certification:

Learners who successfully complete this course will receive a PHECC Certificate (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council) which is valid for 2 years.

 

Topics Covered:

The following is a overview of topics covered on this course, ADULT & PAEDIATRIC SKILLS:

  • Principles of First Aid
  • Getting Help
  • Primary Survey
  • Secondary Survey
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Fractures
  • Spinal Injury
  • Soft Tissue Damage
  • CFR – Cardiac First Responder (Community) CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Unconsciousness
  • Concussion
  • Compression
  • Fainting
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Seizures
  • Stroke


Our instructors are mobile and can travel to deliver a course to groups on site at any location nationwide.