PHECC First Aid Response (Blended)

Start date: 07/05/2024
Cost: €255
Venue: Microsoft Teams
Places Currently Available
Description

This First Aid Response 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 PHECC accredited and is run to HSA guidelines.

What is First Aid Response?
If an employee is hurt or injured, First Aid Response 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. This course replaces Occupational First Aid.

Blended Delivery
This course is delivered via live instructor led webinar with the practical taking place in the classroom

Course Outline

UNIT 1:  Patient Assessment
UNIT 2:  Incident Procedure
UNIT 3:  Cardiac First Response (AED/CPR)
UNIT 4:  Common Medical Emergencies
UNIT 5:  Injury Management & Shock
UNIT 6:  The Unconscious Patient
UNIT 7:  Burn & Electrical Injury
UNIT 8:  Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
UNIT 9:  Information Management
UNIT 10:  Communications
UNIT 11:  Well Being of the FA Responder

Delivery Method

Content is Delivered as Follows:

  • Instructor Led Webinars covering theory
  • Classroom Practical & assessment
  • DVD & Practical Demonstration

Duration

This Course is Delivered over 3 Days (Can be completed on consecutive days or over a number of weeks).

Maximum Participants

Max Participants is 8 for this Course.

Certification

PHECC First Aid Response (FAR) & PHECC Cardiac First Response (CFR) Certificate - (Both Valid for 2 yrs) Recertification of FAR must be completed within the 2 years.

Assessment

Assessment for this Course is as Follows: 

  • Participants complete Practical and Theory Assessment.

  • Theory assessment is multiple choice questions.

  • Participants must achieve a mark of 60% or higher in each element of the assessment.

Funding Available

Unemployed

If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.

Employed

If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.

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