Refresher First Aid Responder

PHECC First Aid Responder Refresher Course

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Course Aims and Objectives

This Refresher First Aid Responder Course delivers the HSA recognised standard of First Aid to those who are currently certified First Aiders. 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

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

  • deal with life threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until arrival of emergency medical services.
  • provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive.
  • provide pre-hospital First Aid Response in a wide range of environments including home and recreational settings.
  • display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.

Course Programme

  • Primary Survey

  • Secondary Survey

  • Abnormal work of breathing

  • Asthma

  • Basic life support

  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

  • Post resuscitation care

  • Recognition of death

  • Cardiac chest pain

  • Altered level of consciousness

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Fainting

  • Glycaemic emergency

  • Hypothermia

  • Poisons

  • Seizure/Convulsion

  • Stroke

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 along with a multiple-choice exam, which is designed to reinforce the knowledge and skills learnt on the course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is specifically designed for employees or individuals interested in renewing their qualification as a First-Aider.

Additional Information

  • Maximum of 8 learners
  • Course duration: 2 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 Refresher Course

Who is this First Aid Responder Refresher Course for?

This Refresher First Aid Responder Course delivers the HSA recognised standard of First Aid to those who are currently certified First Aiders. 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 TrainingHow long is the First Aid Responder Refresher Course?

This first aid training course is a 2 day course. 

Is this course PHECC acredited?

Yes, this course is PHECC acredited.

What is PHECC?

PHECC is an independent statutory agency with responsibility for standards, education and training in the field of pre-hospital emergency care.PHECC is an independent statutory agency with responsibility for standards, education and training in the field of pre-hospital emergency care.

What other first aid courses are there?

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

First Aid Responder - 3 day course

Basic First Aid - 1 day course

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

Pediatric First Aid - 1 day course

Epi - Pen & Inhaler Training - 2-hour workshop