PHECC First Aid Response


First Aid Response (FAR) is a PHECC certified course recognised by the Health and Safety Authority as the standard for first aid at work. 

It is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency first aid should the need arise.


On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Display skills related to the delivery of a first aid response
• Assist in the recovery of people suffering medical emergencies
• Provide adequate cover before emergency services arrive
• Provide first aid in the workplace amongst other environments

Who should attend/Pre-Requisites  

This course is perfect for anyone who is required to act as first aider in their place of work, community group or voluntary organisation 

There is no minimum age for undertaking the course. However, a course participant should be mature enough to comprehend the knowledge, skills and implications associated with defibrillation.

Max. number of participants 



MCQ Theory Assessment plus 5 practical skills assessment, includes CPR. 


Minimum of 18 hours of instructor led tuition over 3 six-hour days (not including breaks) 


On successful completion of this course participants will receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Response Certificate which is valid for 2 years


The course covers:

Patient Assessment
Incident Procedures
Cardiac First Response (CFR) Community
Common Medical Emergencies
Injury Management & Shock
Care of an Unconscious Patient
Burns & Electrical Injury Care
Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
Information management
Well-Being of a First Aid Response

Contact us 

Unit 2, Lyncon Court,
Snugborough Business & Technology Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin D15 NP49

Telephone: 01 835 4084

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