Course Description

First Aid Responder PHECC course

Guardian Safety



The next available dates for the First Aid Responder PHECC are as follows:

  • 5th, 6th & 7th of December
  • 13th, 14th & 15th of February

The course will have a blended approach:

  • Day 1 & Day 2 of the training will be delivered ONLINE – Virtual Live Videoconference.
  • Day 3 will be delivered as face-to-face training, at our premises.

We also deliver First Aid Responder Refresher Training PHECC.  Dates – 21st & 22nd of November

And we also deliver a 1-day Emergency First Aid Training. Next available dates:

  • 6th of October
  • 10th of November
  • 8th of December

Link to book any of the above courses https://guardiansafetytraining.ie/book-courses/

First Aid Responder PHECC Course Overview:

The course is for anyone wanting to learn how to recognize and care for people with life-threatening injuries before the arrival of healthcare practitioners. It is also for people who require first aid training as part of their job. This course is the newly recognized standard for Occupational First Aid within the workplace as per the Health & Safety Authority.

Course Duration:

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM each day

Certification:

Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will be issued a certificate from the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). This certificate will be valid for 2 years from the date of the test.

Course Overview
The course is for anyone wanting to learn how to recognize and care for people with life-threatening injuries before the arrival of healthcare practitioners. It is also for people who require first aid training as part of their job. This course is the newly recognized standard for Occupational First Aid within the workplace as per the Health & Safety Authority.

Prerequisites

There are currently no prerequisites for this course. Attendees should be physically well enough to carry out CPR as well as other practical skills, such as attempting to relieve the blockage in someone who is choking, placing somebody in the recovery position, and putting bandages on injured limbs.

Requirements

First Aid Responder (FAR) is a new training standard developed by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council of Ireland (PHECC). The objective of FAR is to improve, and replace the current Occupational First Aid course and have a standardized syllabus nationwide. FAR also includes the full Cardiac First Response Community standard.

COURSE CONTENT

First Aid in the workplace
Patient Assessment
Respiratory Emergencies
Cardiac First Response
Heart Attack
Stroke
Choking
Administration of Aspirin
Wounds & Bleeding
Altered Level of Consciousness
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Burns/Scalds,
Chemicals,
Electric Shock
Method of Delivery
The course is facilitated by an instructor who will use PowerPoint presentations and DVDs to guide you through the course. The course is delivered in English. Please contact us if you require the program to be delivered in a different language.

Duration & Assessment

The FAR course will take no less than 18 hours of training time. This can be broken down into three six-hour days or can be delivered one day per week for three weeks.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will be issued with a certificate from the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). This certificate will be valid for 2 years from the date of the test.

Refresher Certification – Important Information

In order to maintain your qualification after your two-year certification period, you will be required to undertake a refresher course. The refresher course consists of a two-day course designed to refresh the knowledge and skills you learned from your initial training. You must have a valid First Aid Response certificate in order to partake in this course. PHECC allows a 30-day grace period past the expiry date to rebook your two-day refresher.

If you are applying to sit a two-day FAR refresher course for the first time you will need to present us with your original QQI Level 5 cert from your Occupational First Aid Novice three-day course AND all subsequent one-day refresher certs from a training provider with a registered OFAAC Instructor name and registration number on the cert. You will be allowed a 90 days grace period on your last cert past the expiry in this case.

Following the FAR course participants should be able to:

Deal with life-threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions until the arrival of emergency medical services Provide an adequate response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive Provide first-aid in a wide range of environments including the workplace, home, and recreational settings Display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence, and self-confidence while understanding their limitations


Clondalkin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code FAR
College Name Guardian Safety
Course Category First Aid Training, Health & Safety, Health & Safety
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Professional Qualification
Course Location Clondalkin, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 12
Course Start Date 5th December 2022
Course End Date 7th December 2022
Course Fee 345
Course Duration 3 days
Course Times 9.30 AM - 5.00 PM each day
Awarding Body Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
Title of Awarding First Aid Responder
Entry Requirements N/A
Career Path N/A
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Unit C1, Centre Point Business Park, Oak Road, D12, Dublin, Ireland

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