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Course Information:

Aim: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to provide and co-ordinate first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 and the associated Guide to these Regulations.

Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to be competent in First Aid.

Duration: 3 days in a classroom setting

Status: Minor component

Credit Value: 5 credits

Programme Outcomes:

There are many learning outcomes some of which will enable the learners to:

The Learning Outcomes are grouped into the following units:

  1. First aid in the workplace
  2. Patient Assesment
  3. Respiratory Emergencies
  4. Cardiac First Response
  5. Wounds And Bleeding
  6. Altered Levers Of Consciousness
  7. Musculoskeletal Injuries
  8. Burns And Scalds, Chemicals, Poison, Electric
  9. Shock


Entry Requirement: Minimum Level 4 standard of education. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Skills Demonstration 80% Examination Theory 20%. Learners will receive guidelines on completing these assessments.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified professionals.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Refresher: Successful learners must complete a first aid refresher within 2 years and three months of completing the QQI Level 5 training in order to maintain their Occupational First Aid Training certificate.

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