First Aid Training


Occupational First Aid Course – FETAC/QQI Level 5
This is a comprehensive 3 day FETAC/QQI 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 course covers all aspects of First Aid including-

cardiac arrest /stroke/choking/altered levels of consciousness /wounds and bleeding and

burns. Bodymechanix offers a 3 day interactive course enabling participants to deal with

every day first aid in the workplace or at home.

All participants receive a comprehensive first aid manual and first aid mini kit. The

assessment is conducted by an independent Instructor recognised by the Health & Safety

Authority/OFAAA. The course consists of 8 units as listed below and includes Cardiac First

Responder training in automated external defibrillators (AED’S). Bodymechanix presents each

student with Occupational First Aid Certificate, which is valid for two years.(upon

completion of the course and examination)
Employers;
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 (dependent on the nature of the work )to deal with basic first aid or more

serious event-cardiac/stroke.

Who Should Attend: Persons wishing to qualify as an Occupational First Aider

FETAC Level 5
Prerequisites: None
Manual: First Aid, CPR, and AED (Irish Edition)
Duration: 3 days
Certificate: A4 size certificate issued to each participant
FETAC/QQI Level 5 certificate to each participant
Certificate Valid For: 2 years
Accreditation: Recognised Training Health & Safety Authority
Further Education and Training Awards Council
Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council
Public Course Cost: 260 euro per person
Discounts for In-Company & Group Courses: From 150 euro per person plus 30 euro per

person FETAC certification
Contact us for a quote for both in-house and on-site training

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. The maximum number of participants for this course is 10,

for This course can also be run for your group at our training centre in Eastpoint, Dublin.

This course can be tailored for your group/company own needs.Participants must give 5 days

notice of cancellation or fee will apply.
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 main page for details of our next open

course.
Need A Course Urgently:
If you require this course urgently for work or safety audit, please contact us for a quote

and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Course Programme
Unit 1: First Aid in the workplace – This Module covers the role of the

occupational first aider, the legal requirements and how to effectively ensure the safety of

the first aider in the work place
Unit 2: Patient Assessment – After this module, the candidate will be able

to do a primary survey on a potential casualty. They will know how to take vitals (pulse,

breathing, etc) signs and treat a casualty with a suspected neck injury.
Unit 3: Respiratory Emergencies – This module covers the functions of the

respiratory system and shows the occupational First Aider how to manage a choking patient as

well how to do mouth to mouth ventilations.
Unit 4: Cardiac first response – After this module the student will

understand the chain of survival and will be able to activate their links, by calling for an

ambulance, starting CPR and using a Defibrillator effectively.
Unit 5: Wounds and Bleeding – This module teaches the student how to deal

with blood injuries. They will know how to recognise the different types of wounds and know

how to treat them. They will be able to deal with head, eye and facial injuries as well as

effectively minimizing the consequences of internal bleeding.
Unit 6: Altered levels of consciousness – The student learns how to treat

shock and how to do the recovery position. This will allow them to treat a casualty who has

reduced or lost consciousness.
Unit 7: Musculosketal injuries – At the end, the student will be able to

treat patients who have fractured (broken) bones as well as deal effectively with casualties

who have sprains, strains and dislocations.
Unit 8: Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock – this module covers the

treatment of major and minor burns as well as the many different causes of burns. It also

covers poisoning and how to treat someone who has been poised. The student will cover

electrical shock and how to manage a patient who has been electrocuted.

Equality
Places on the course are provided on a first come first serve 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 at Bodymechanix 087 9436093 – at the

time of booking .We will ensure that all possible measure are taken to meet needs of the

student. English is the language that the training is provided in and participants must have

a good understanding of the English language. If it is the case that participants do not have

agood command of english they are permitted to bring an interpreter they may do so but prior

notice must be give to notice to Bodymechanix. 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.
FETAC Certification
Participants complete a theoretical exam and skills assessments:
CPR/AED 40%
Theory Examination (short answer questions) 20%
Skills demonstration x2 40%
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%
Merit 65% – 79%
Distinction 80% – 100%

Occupational First Aid Refresher Course – FETAC/QQI 5

Employers:This is a FETAC level 5 course and is open to anyone who currently holds a valid

Occupational First Aid Certificate. The Occupational First Aid course now includes Cardiac

First Responder training in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and administering

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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 (dependent on the nature of the work )to deal with basic first aid or more

serious event-cardiac/stroke.
This one day refresher course covers a comprehensive range of topics to prepare the qualified

Occupational First Aider to administer emergency care in the workplace. The course is

designed to be interactive allowing Participants to learn a high level of practical skills

and have a thorough theoretical knowledge of first aid. This will then enable them to deal

competently with any situation that may arise in the working environment.
Who Should Attend: Anyone who wishes to maintain their Occupational First Aid status.
Prerequisites: Valid Occupational First Aid Certificate.
Manual: First Aid, CPR, and AED (Irish Edition).
Duration: 1 day.
Certificate: A4 size certificate issued to each participant.
Certificate Valid For: 2 years.
Accreditation: Recognised Training Health & Safety Authority
Further Education and Training Awards Council
Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council.
Public Course Cost: 150 euro per person.
Discounts for In-Company & Group Courses: From 80 euro per person plus Contact us for a

quote for both in-house and on-site training.

All participants receive a comprehensive first aid manual. Participants are presented with

Participants are presented with an Occupational First Aid Certificate.
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. The

maximum number of participants is 10, for larger groups we can send additional Instructors

and or run two courses on the same day. This course can also be run for your group at our

Training Centre in Eastpoint, 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,Please contact us for a quote

and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Equality
Place on the course are provided on a first come/first serve 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 at Bodymechanix 087 9436093 – at the

time of booking .We will ensure that all possible measures are taken to meet needs of the

student. English is the language that the training is provided in and participants must have

a good understanding of the English language. If it is the case that participants do not have

a good command of English, they are permitted to bring an interpreter they may do so but

prior notice must be give to notice to Bodymechanix. 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
Participants will receive Bodymechanix certificate on completion which will accompany there

FETAC/QQI which is valid for a further 2 years.:

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.

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%
Merit 65% – 79%
Distinction 80% – 100%


First Aid Plus

The course content includes:
CPR
Stroke assessment (FAST Assessment)
Altered levels of consciousness
Wounds and bleeding
Choking
Burns
Poisons

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The course is designed to give participants a broad understanding of first aid.The course is

hands on and practical, allowing students to gain skills in CPR/bandaging/surveying

patient/burns/poisons.
The course is very popular for parents/grandparents and anyone wishing to gain competent

knowledge of first aid.
All participants receive an A4 certificate which is valid for two years.
Who Should Attend: Anyone who wishes to learn first aid.
Prerequisites: None
Manual: None
Duration: Approx 4.5 hours
Certificate Valid For: 2 years
Accreditation: Bodymechanix
Public Course Cost: 100 euro per person
Discounts for In-Company & Group Courses: From 80 euro per person
Contact us for a quote for both in-house and on-site training

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. The maximum number of participants for this course is 10,

for larger groups we can send additional Instructors. This course can also be run for your

group at our training centre in Eastpoint, Dublin. This course can be tailored for your

group/company’s 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 main page for details of our next open

course.
Need A Course Urgently:
If you require this course urgently for work or safety audit, please contact us and we will

do our best to accommodate you.