PHECC First Aid Responder Course

Course Aims and Objectives:

This 3 Day First Aid Responder Course delivers the HSA recognised standard of First Aid to those who are interested in becoming a First Aider. It revises the  knowledge, practical skills & understanding required to provide appropriate first-aid treatment in  the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007; Part 7, Chapter 2: First Aid Training. We deliver First Aid Responder Training in Navan, Dublin and for groups Nationwide. 

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 On completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Recognise and Assess the causes and effects of sudden illness and/or injury in a pre-hospital environment and call for emergency medical services.
  • React to such pre-hospital emergencies
  • Respond in a safe, effective, and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilising the First Aid Response skill set.
  • Record and Report actions and interventions taken while responding to and managing such incidents and during handover to emergency medical services.
  • Retain a professional and caring attitude in their performance as First Aid Responders.

Course Programme

  • Patient assessment
  • Incident procedure
  • Cardiac First Response – Community
  • Commo medical emergencies
  • Injury management and shock
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Burns and electrical injury care
  • Hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • Information management
  • Communications

Training Methods:

This course is classroom based, delivered by a combination of theory lessons, practical skills and practice sessions. The CFR part of the course takes about 4-5 hours and is DVD led. The assessment will be skills based and a multiple-choice exam is designed to reinforce the knowledge and skills learnt on the course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is specifically designed for those staff or individuals with an interest in becoming a qualified First-Aider.

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 8 learners
  • Course duration: 3 Days
  • Successful course participants will receive a First Aid Responder certificate. The certificate will expire after 2 years. 
  • Group discounts available

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FAQs - First Aid Responder Course

This course is for those who are interested in becoming a first aider - someone who is assigned the role of first aider within a company or organization.
Yes, this course is PHECC acredited.
PHECC is an independent statutory agency with responsibility for standards, education and training in the field of pre-hospital emergency care.

We offer a range of First Aid courses. These can be found by clicking the links below:

Basic First Aid - 1 day course

Refresher First Aid Responder - 2 day course

Cardiac First Aid (CFR/AED) - 4-hour course 

Pediatric First Aid - 1 day course

Epi - Pen & Inhaler Training - 2-hour workshop