Occupational First Course Galway (FAR)

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                  Extensive Three Day Course
                 FAR Course ( First Aid Responder)

    Including Defibrillator Training (AED)

                                     2017

         Dec: 04.11.18. Mondays. (OFA QQI certified)

DATES FOR NEW FAR COURSES 2018

JAN 16.23.30 (Tue) —   FEB 05.12.19 (Mon) —  MAR 07.14.21 (Wed) 
APR 09.16.23 (Mon) — MAY 16.23.30 (Wed) — JUN 06.13.20 (Wed)
JUL 09.16.23  (Mon) — AUG 14.21.28 (Tue) — Sept 05.12.19 (Wed) 
OCT 12.19.26 (Fri) —   NOV 05.12.19(Mon) —   DEC 03.10.17 (Mon)

 

Course Title:   FAR (First Aid Responder)

Course Duration:  3 Days.

Venue:     Flannery’s Hotel, Renmore Galway.

Course Cost:   €250.

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

 

  •   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:

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 the

    Consequences of injury until discharge or the arrival of medical assistance. 

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

   the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse.

– 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 FAR Certificate issued by PHECC which is valid for 2 years.


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.