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First Aid Responder

Course:                        First Aid Response

                                      (Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council)

Duration:                    3 Days - June 5th, 12th and 19th

Participants:                Up to 8


First Aid Response (previously known as Occupational First Aid)  is a comprehensive 3-day Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) accredited course which covers all the essential aspects of first aid for the workplace. This is the course required to meet the standard for First Aid in the workplace in Ireland which is recognised by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA).

As of the 1st of June 2018, the Health & Safety Authority will only recognise First Aid Response for newly qualified First Aiders in the workplace. All First Aid personnel who previously held Occupational First Aid Certification up to the 31st of May 2018 will refresh to the First Aid Response standard when their certificate is due to expire or during the period of their certification.

This course is set to the requirements of the Health & Safety Authority – HSA, Guidelines on First Aid at Places of Work May 2008. As required by The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 to 2021.

This is the required course by the HSA for First Aid in the workplace in Ireland.


The First Aid Response course includes:

·              Patient Assessment

·         Burns and Electrical Injury Care


·              Cardiac First Response - Community

·         Hypothermia and Hyperthermia

·              Common Medical Emergencies

·         Information Management

·              Injury Management and Shock

·         Communications

·              Care of the Unconscious Patient

·         The Well-Being of the First Aid Responder



Course Format

The course is 3 full training days including skills practice and assessment. While the course content of the course remains the same for every course, delivery can be altered or adapted to suit learner needs, within reason.  There is an assessment with this course for certification.



  • Multiply Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Practical Assessment

All assessments are carried out in accordance with PHECC requirements and is internally authenticated before certification is issued. All participants have the right to appeal their results, the appeals procedure is also in accordance with Safety Ireland Guidelines.

All successful candidates in the MCQ and practical exams will be awarded a PHECC certificate which is valid for 2 years.


Grading of the Assessment is as follows:

  • To pass this course the participant will need a 60% pass rate.

FAR Course 4th & 11th Online & 18th September DWEC

Event Date Wed, 04 Sep, 2024 | 9:30 am
Event End Date Wed, 04 Sep, 2024 | 4:25 pm
Registration Start Date Mon, 31 Jul, 2023 12:00 am
Spaces 5
Cut off date Tue, 03 Sep, 2024 | 11:00 pm
Individual Price Four Hundred and Fifty Euro
Tallaght - Dublin West Ed. Centre
Old Blessington Rd, Tallagh, Dublin 24 D24 PX59
Tallaght - Dublin West Ed. Centre
€450.00 5

Certified Courses

 Safe Pass Wexford Certified Training

Our courses are all certified and done in accordance with award body guidelines and internationally best practices. 

Qualified & Professional

 Safe Pass Wexford Certified Training

Our team of trainers are professional and experienced in dealing with individuals and groups from any sector to ensure you get the most of our any of our courses. 

Custom on Site Courses

 Safe Pass Wexford Certified Training

For groups or large companies we can provide on site certified training to suit your needs. Get in touch to find out more.

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Our modern, spacious and comfortable training centre in Gorey Business Park is an ideal learning environment...why not take a look for yourself -here


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Work Safe Ireland
Unit 12 Enterprise Centre,
Gorey Business Park,
Gorey, Co. Wexford.

Phone: +353 (0)53 9481445

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