First Aid Training

PHECC FAR (First Aid Response)

Entry Requirements: No minimum

Maximum Number of Learners per Course: 8 participants

Course Duration:

Minimum of 3 Days or 18 hours contact time with an instructor (does not include breaks)

Course Content:

  1. Patient Assessment
  2.  Incident Procedures
  3. Cardiac First Response (Community)
  4. Common Medical Emergencies
  5.  Injury Management and Shock
  6. Care of the Unconscious Patient
  7. Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
  8. Information Management
  9. Communications
  10. The Well Being of the First Aid Responder

Learning Outcomes:

Recognise and Assess the causes and effects of sudden illness and/or injury in a pre-hospital environment and call for emergency medical services.

React to such pre-hospital emergencies. Respond in a safe, effective and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilising the First Aid Response skill set. Record and Report actions and interventions taken while responding to and managing such incidents and during handover to emergency medical services. Retain a professional and caring attitude in your performance as a First Aid Responder

Assessment:

Assessment using the PHECC’s CFR Community assessment sheet and other FAR sheets.

A 30 minute, 20 short question written exam; the pass mark is 60%.

Learners who may have difficulties completing the MCQ exam due to literacy or language difficulties will be accommodated.  Please inform the instructor either prior to attending the course or soon as possible after starting course so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Certification:

First Aid Response PHECC/Safety Solutions Skillnet Recognised Institute certificate, valid for two years.

For more details info@bodymechanix.ie

Phone: 087 9436093

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.