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Occupational First Aid – QQI Level 5 ( Code: 5N1207)

The Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007) requires employers to provide training in Occupational First Aid for their staff. This course leads to a QQI Level 5 Component Award. Training is valid for 2 years. All of our instructors are registered with the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council and the Occupational First Aid Assessment Agent (OFAAA).

Course Contents

  • First Aid in the Workplace
  • Patient assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Cardiac First Response Protocols (including AED training)
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Altered levels of consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Burns and scalds, chemicals & electric shock

Preferred Entry Requirement

QQI Level 4, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences

Course Structure

  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Assessment: Skills Demonstration in CPR/AED – 40%, other First Aid Skills – 40% and Short Answer Questions – 20%. Assessment carried out by OFA Assessor.
  • Max: 10 Persons

Course Brochure

If you would like to download more information please click here for our Occupational First Aid Course Brochure

Book Your Course

Please contact our friendly staff who will advise on the you on the next available course either in our Training Centre or at your own work site – whatever suits! Our phone number is 041 98 22 933 

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