QQI L5 Occupational First Aid

Safetech Consulting and Training

Upcoming Courses:

25 Jul 2018 at Letterkenny

03 Aug 2018 at Sligo

27 Aug 2018 at Sligo

10 Sep 2018 at Letterkenny

QQI L5 Occupational First Aid


This Occupational First Aid course is designed to provide training to staff who intend to fulfil a position of First Aider within the workplace. Participants will develop the necessary skills to deal with all injury emergencies at work and give effective life support to casualties. Our course is QQI Registered and is run to HSA guidelines.

Click here for latest statement from HSA regarding Occupational First Aid

What is occupational first aid?

If an employee is hurt or injured, occupational first aid is the emergency treatment given on site, before professional medical care arrives. This care given at a work site can be anything from cleaning and bandaging a minor wound to performing CPR until an ambulance arrives.

Course Content

UNIT 1:  First aid in the Workplace
UNIT 2:  Patient Assessment
UNIT 3:  Respiratory Emergencies
UNIT 4:  Cardiac First Response
UNIT 5:  Wounds and Bleeding
UNIT 6:  Altered Levels of Consciousness
UNIT 7:  Musculoskeletal Injuries
UNIT 8:  Burns & Scalds, Chemicals, Poison, &Electric Shock



PPS Number & D.O.B.

Method of Delivery

Classroom Presentation & Discussion, DVD & Practical Demonstration


3 Days

Maximum Participants



QQI L5 Occupational First Aid Certificate


Participants complete a theoretical exam and skills assessments as per the following:

Skills Demonstration

    Basic Life Savings Skills - 40%
    Basic OFA Skills Demonstration - 40%

Theory Examination

    Short Answer Questions - 20%

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