QQI L5 Occupational First Aid - Refresher

Safetech Consulting and Training

Upcoming Courses:

09 Aug 2018 at Letterkenny

QQI L5 Occupational First Aid - Refresher


This course and open to anyone who currently holds a valid QQI L5 Occupational First Aid Certificate.

The Occupational First Aid Refresher course includes Cardiac First Responder training in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and administering aspirin for heart attack patients.

This 1 Day Refresher course covers a comprehensive range of topics to prepare the qualified Occupational First Aider 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.

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, Poisons & Electric shock



All participants receive a comprehensive first aid manual.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who wishes to maintain their Occupational First Aid status.


  • Valid QQI Level 5 Occupational First Aid Certificate and training provider certificate which must be within 2 years and 3 months on the day of Refresher.
  • PPS Number & D.O.B.

Method of Delivery

  • Classroom presentation
  • DVDs & Practical demonstrations  
  • Discussions are held throughout course


1 Day


Successful participants will receive a Safetech Certificate which is valid for 2 years.

Maximum Participants



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

Skills Demonstration

  •     Basic Life Savings Skills - 40% (CPR and AED)
  •     Basic OFA Skills Demonstration - 40% (2 Skills)

Theory Examination

  •     Short Answer Questions - 20%


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