First Aid - Occupational

Course Location(s): 
Course Venue(s): 

Carlow Gateway Business Centre,
Athy Road,
Carlow.

Enrollment and Start Date(s): 

14th 21st 28th of January 2015

Duration: 
This is a three day course, 9.30am to 5.00pm each day.
Qualification Type: 
Level 5 Component Award (Level 5 NFQ)
Attendance Options: 
Part time
Daytime
Course Fee (Price in Euro): 

€150

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Available to Unemployed: 
Yes
Entry Requirements: 

No specific entry requirements.

Course Content: 

About the course:
For employees who wish to become Occupational First Aiders in the workplace and for employees to comply with health and safety regulations.

Objectives include:
• Administer first aid in accordance with regulations
• Writing accident reports
• List contents for a First Aid Kit
• Core modules
• Casualty management
• Broken Bones
• CPR
• Severe Bleeding and Burns

Subjects Taught: 

Core modules:
Casualty Management
Broken Bones
CPR
Severe Bleeding and Burns

The course is divided into 8 units as follows:
• First Aid in the workplace
• Patient Assessment
• Respiratory Emergencies
• Cardiac First Response including de-fibrillation
• Wounds and bleeding
• Altered levels of consciousness
• Musculoskeletal injuries
• Burns and scalds, chemicals and electric shock.

Eligibility: 

Who should attend?
Managers and personnel who may have to take charge and responsibility of a First Aid situation at their workplace.

Course Categories: 
Certified: 
Yes
Comment: 

At the end of the course, you will receive a First Aid Certification and credits from QQI.

FETAC Code: 

5N1207 Occupational First Aid