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This is a comprehensive 3 day FETAC level 5 certification course which covers all the essential aspects of the Occupational First Aid requirements as outlined in module D20188 and was introduced on 1 September 2008. The Occupational First Aid course now includes Cardiac First Responder training in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and administering aspirin for heart attack patients. The Occupational First Aid Regulations Safety, Health and Welfare at Work General Applications Regulations S.I. No. 299 of 2007. Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, there is a requirement on employers based on a risk assessment to have a sufficient number of Occupational First Aiders trained and deployed in the workplace.
All participants receive a comprehensive first aid manual. The assessment is conducted by an independent Instructor recognised by the Health & Safety Authority. The course consists of 8 units as listed below and includes Cardiac First Responder training in automated external defibrillators (AED’S). Safety Ireland is an Approved Assessment by the Health & Safety Authority. Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, participants are presented with an Occupational First Aid Certificate, which is valid for two years.
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Equality, Access, Transfer and Progression
Place on the course are provided on a first come basis. If a course is full additional courses may be scheduled if there is adequate demand. Safety Ireland will at all times ensure equality in our service provision. We therefore ask any learner that has specific learning requirements to contact our office on callsave 1850 555 999 or at the time of booking the training and we will ensure that all possible measure are taken to meet requirements. English is the language that the training in provided in and participants must have a good understanding of the English language, in the case where this is not so participants are permitted to bring an interpreter they may do so but prior notice must be give to Safety Ireland. This course is a modular course and each module has a specific timetable. Participants are not encouraged to attend later modules or exam days on alternative course, but we will try to accommodate participants that cannot complete the course due to circumstances beyond their control on an alternative/ later course. Successful candidates can progress to an Occupational First Aid Instructor level 6 certificate as this is the minimum standard for entry to this course.
FETAC Certification / Assessment
Participants complete a theoretical exam and skills assessments as per the following
All assessments are carried out in accordance with FETAC requirements and are both internally and externally authenticated before certification is issued. All participants have the right to appeal their results, the appeals procedure is also in accordance with FETAC regulation. The examination is conducted by an independent instructor.
All successful candidates in the written and practical exams will be awarded a FETAC level 5 certificate which is valid for 2 years.
Grading of the exam is as follows
Pass 50% – 64%
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