First Aid Responder Refresher

The First Aid Response Course aims to produce highly confident First Aiders with the skills and knowledge to provide care until arrival of emergency services. The course is focused on practical skills and scenario training, this is backed up with the theory sessions to provide the solid foundation of knowledge and understanding.

  • A replacement for QQI Occupational First Aid
  • Recognised by Health & Safety Authority
  • Meets all the requirements of the current Health & Safety Standards and requirements for employee training.
  • Develops a preventative approach to accidents and incidents within the workplace.

On completion of the First Aid Responder refresher course participants will have the skills to:

  • Deal with life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive.
  • Provide pre-hospital First Aid Response in a wide range of environments including home and recreational settings.
  • Display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone with a responsibility for first aid activities during their working day and currently hold in date certification.


Participants per course:

Maximum of 8 participants


Course Duration:

2 days


Course Content:

  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedure
  • Cardiac First Response – Community Level
  • Common Medical Emergencies (asthma, diabetes, seizures, poisoning/Overdose, fainting, Allergic reactions, Angina)
  • Injury Management & Shock
  • Care of the Unconscious Patient
  • Burns and Electrical Injury Care
  • Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
  • Information Management
  • Communications
  • The well-being of the first aider

Certification:

2 Year certification of Competence, from Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council recognised by Health & Safety Authority, following successful assessments.


Course Cost:

€1029 p/courseΒ or from €145 p/person with funding discount.

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding.

This can cover up-to 40% of the course cost.

Learn more about your company’s eligibility status at the button below.

*Terms & Conditions Apply

Funding Eligibility

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding. Next Level Skillnet members are given financial support with training costs (fee subvention) for their employees. This can be as much as 40% of the course cost.

How do we become a member?

Becoming a member of our network is easy. There is no membership fee required however your company must match the following criteria:

– Your company must not be a public-sector company.

– Your company must either be paying employee’s fees directly or else reimbursing employees that pay their own fees.

*Self-Employed individuals are also eligible for funding.