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Occupational First Aid ranges from the treatment of minor cuts to the treatment of life threatening injuries. 

Per Chapter 2, Part 7 of the Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Regulations (2007), employers have a duty to ensure they have trained Occupational First Aiders in the workplace.  

Occupational First Aiders are required to be trained and certified as competent at least once every 2 years by a registered occupational first aid training provider. 

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to be trained and certified as an Occupational First Aider, and deliver first aid care according to the protocols taught in the course. 

Course aim

At the end of the course, participants should:
Understand the responsibilities of the occupational first aider
Be able to provide treatment for the purpose of providing life or minimizing the consequences of injury until discharge or arrival of medical assistance
Be able to provide treatment in the workplace for an injury which does not require attention of a medical practitioner or nurse
Be able to co-ordinate first aid arrangements in the workplace
Be familiar with the health & safety legislation of first aid provision in the workplace.

Course duration 

This is a 3 day, classroom based course, the course is highly interactive with practical exercises to reinforce learning.  

Maximum candidates per course


Course content

Course Content 
Cardiac Emergencies 
Respiratory Emergencies
Patient Assessment
Treatment of Foreign Body Airway obstruction 
Wounds & Bleeding
Musculoskeletal Injuries
First Aid in the Workplace
Altered levels of Consciousness
Burns, Scalds, Chemical Poisoning

Candidates who successfully complete training will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Occupational First Aid Certificate.

Course fee
We currently provide qualified instructors for in-house group training. Please contact us for a quote.

Book online now, or give us a call us on 01 902 3420 to book over the phone.

For further information on Occupational First Aid, the HSA provide a wealth of information