Course Description

This PHECC (Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council)First Aid Training. Basic First Aid and PHECC First Aid Refresher course is for learners who have previously completed the PHECC First Aid course. In order to participate on this course the learner must already hold a PHECC FAR certificate which has not expired.
The course provides the learner with the knowledge, skills and competency required to provide and organise first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007.
The specific requirements for first aid provision at work depends on several factors including the size of the workplace, the numbers employed, the hazards arising, dispersal of employees and access to medical services. The presence of trained First Aid Responders in the workplace provides peace of mind to staff and helps to reduce the effects and seriousness of any accidents or injuries that may occur.
The course is delivered and certified by a PHECC qualified instructor.
Upon successful completion the learner will received a new PHECC FAR certificate which is valid for another 2 years.
A 2 day refresher course is required then to keep the qualification valid.


  • Infection control

  • Incident procedure

  • Communications

  • Information management

  • Patient assessment

  • Cardiac First Response (CFR)

  • Common medical emergencies

  • Injury management & shock

  • Care for the unconscious patient

  • Burns and electrical injury

  • Hypothermia & hyperthermia

  • Wellbeing of the First Aid Responder.


Course cost

€200
(May Qualify for DEASP Funding – Please enquire for further details)


Duration / Accreditation

Duration: Three days (9.30 am – 4.30 pm)
Accreditation: PHECC FAR Certification