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Safety Training: First Aid Response Refresher Course

This is open to anyone who currently holds a valid Occupational First Aid Certificate or First Aid . This is a comprehensive 2 day Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council course which refreshes students in all aspects of first aid response for the workplace or emergency situation occurring in everyday life.

As of the 1st of June 2018, the Health & Safety Authority will only recognise First Aid Response for newly qualified first aiders in the workplace.  All first aiders who previously held Occupational First Aid Certification up to the 31st of May 2018 will refresh to First Aid Response when their certificate is due to expire or during the period of their certification.

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Occupational First Aid Refresher Course

This 2 day Refresher Course covers a comprehensive range of topics to prepare the qualified First Aid Responder to administer emergency care in the workplace. Participants will learn a high level of practical skill and theoretical knowledge, so that they can deal competently with any situation that may arise in the working environment.

All participants receive a comprehensive first aid manual. Participants are presented with an First Aid Response Certificate, which is valid for two years.

Course Units:

  • The well-being of the First Aid Responder
  • Patient Assessment
  • Common Medical Emergencies
  • Cardiac First Response - Community
  • Injury Management and Shock
  • Altered Levels of Consciousness
  • Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Information Management and Communications


  • Video (CFR-C) based course ensures consistency
  • PowerPoint presentations 
  • Group activities
  • Instructor led, hands on class format reinforces skills proficiency

In the classroom, students participate in simulated scenarios. Students work with an Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council Instructor to complete skills practice.

Course Format:

The course requires 2 days to complete, including skills practice, testing and MCQs. While the main content of the course is general, each course is different in terms of learners, circumstance and requirements. 

Who Should Attend: Anyone who wishes to maintain their First Aid Response status
Prerequisites: Valid Occupational First Aid Certificate or First Aid Response Certificate
Manual: First Aid Manual
Duration: 2 day
Certificate: PHECC FAR Certificate issued to Each Participant
Certificate Valid For: 2 years
Accreditation: Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council
Public Course Cost: 200 Euro Per Person
Discounts for In-Company & Group Courses: From 134 Euro Per Person.
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Booking For Groups/Companies:
Just contact us and we will arrange an Instructor for your own location. All we need is a room suitable for the group size. This course is also available for bookings on weekends. This course can also be run for your group at our training centre in Terenure, Dublin. This course can be tailored for your group/company own needs.

Booking For Individuals:
This course is available as an open course for individuals to join, just call us or join our email list for updates of new courses and check our schedule page for details of our next open course.

Need A Course Urgently:
If you require this course urgently for work or safety audit, we can arrange this course at any time and in any location. This is possible even if it's just for one person. Just contact us for a quote.

Equality, Access, Transfer and Progression:
Places 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 01-44 22 999 or at the time of booking the training and we will ensure that all possible measures are taken to meet requirements. English is the language that the training is provided in and participants must have a good understanding of the English language.  If participants prefer they are welcome to bring along an interpreter; however prior notice must be given to Safety Ireland First Response.

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