FAR – INITIAL

Initial FIRST AID RESPONDER including CFR (Cardiac First Responder)

 

NEW COURSE VENUE:   

MALDRON HOTEL, ORANMORE. H91 K7FA

 

THE ONLY CERTIFICATION ACCEPTED BY HEALTH AND SAFETY AUTHORITY

AND TUSLA REPLACING OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID SINCE 2018

 

                                          DO NOT BOOK UNLESS YOU CAN ATTEND THE THREE DAYS

 

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This is a 3 Day Course, usually running 1 Day per week for 3 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

 

 

                                                                AUG : 17th, 24th and 31st (Mon, Mon, Mon)

                                          SATURDAY   SEPT : 5th, 12th and 19th (Sat, Sat, Sat)

                                                                SEPT : 8th, 15th and 22nd (Tue, Tue, Tue)

                                                                SEPT : 9th, 16th and 23rd (Wed, Wed, Wed)

                                                                OCT : 7th, 13th and 20th (Wed, Tue, Tue)

                                                                NOV : 3rd, 10th and 17th (Tue, Tue, Tue)

                                                                NOV : 6th, 12th and 19th (Fri, Thur, Thur)

                                                                NOV : 9th, 16th and 23rd (Mon, Mon, Mon)

                                                                DEC : 1st, 8th and 15th (Tue, Tue, Tue)

 

 

 

DO NOT BOOK UNLESS YOU CAN ATTEND THE THREE DAYS

 

                                                                    Course Title: First Aid Responder (FAR)

                                                                    Course Duration:  Three Days (usually one day per week for three weeks)

                                                                     NEW Course Venue:  MALDRON HOTEL, ORANMORE. H91 K7FA                                           

                                                                     Course Fee:   €280.00 per trainee

                                                                     Course Times: 09.30 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 Practice / Post Training
  • NO WATER PROVIDED IN TRAINING ROOM

 

Who is this course for:

This course is designed to provide 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.