PHECC First Aid Responder Training

PHECC First Aid Responder Training

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Unit C1 Centrepoint Business Park

Oak Drive

D12XK77 Dublin 12


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First Aid Responder Training PHECC Dates - 3rd, 4th and 5th of October Duration – 3 Days

About this event

First Aid Responder Training

Duration – 3 Days

The course will have a blended approach:

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

First Aid Responder (FAR) Training Course – PHECC Objectives

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:• Display skills related to the delivery of a first aid response• Assist in the recovery of people suffering from medical emergencies• Provide adequate cover before emergency services arrive• Provide first aid in the workplace amongst other environments

Course Programme

• First Aid in the workplace: legal requirements and the role of the First Aider• Patient Assessment: Primary survey, vital signs, protecting casualties with suspected neck injuries• Respiratory Emergencies• Cardiac First Response: The chain of survival calling for an ambulance, starting CPR and using a Defibrillator.

• Wounds and Bleeding: How to deal with blood injuries, how to recognize different types of wounds and how to treat them, minimizing the consequences of internal bleeding.

• Altered levels of consciousness how to treat shock and the recovery position. Treating a casualty with loss of consciousness.• Musculoskeletal Injuries: treatment of broken bones, sprains, strains, and dislocations.• Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock: causes and treatment of burns, electric shock & electrocution, poisoning.


An assessment takes place at the end of the third day. There is a practical and theoretical element of the assessment. Participants complete a multiple-choice examination paper and undertake skills assessments. In order to be successful, participants must achieve a mark of 80% or greater in each element of the assessment.

Successful completion of the First Aid Response course leads to certification (ONLY) PHECC. All successful participants will receive a certificate which is valid for two years. Recertification in First Aid Response is required every 2 years.

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