This course is essential as deemed by risk assessment, there must be adequate numbers of trained occupational first aiders on a work premises. This is stated under the 2005 Safety Health and Welfare Act and updated in the May 2008 First Aid Guidelines.
On completion of this course participants will have the knowledge and skill to:
Personnel who wish to be trained and certified as an occupational first aider and deliver first aid care according to correct protocol. Successful participants are certified as occupational first aiders in accordance with current health and safety legislation.
This course is classroom based, it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.
Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.
This is a three day course. It can be completed on consecutive days or on separate days on the same week or different weeks.
Up to 10 participants per course.
On completion of course, participants receive a FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid Certificate. Certificates are only valid for two years after which, refresher training has to be completed.
Occupational First Aid public courses run in Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Galway and Limerick. View Dates