Mar 2016

Occupational First Aid QQI Level 5

Dates to be confirmed

Cost of Course: €250
Duration of Course: 3 days 9a.m.—5.30p.m.
Entry requirement to Course: No previous experience necessary

Course Description

The Occupational First Aid course is a QQI Level 5 course. It is the only first aid course currently recognised by the Health & Safety Authority in Ireland for workplace first aid and fulfills the requirements of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Applications) Regulations 2007. This course will include an emphasis on dealing with accidents in a food preparation or kitchen environment, so is ideal for anyone working or seeking to work in the food industry.

Price includes all materials and a written or oral exam.

Award: Following successful completion of the course and examinations, participants will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Occupational First Aid. This certificate is recognised by the Health & Safety Authority and is valid for 2 years from the date of issue after which individuals would need to complete a one day refresher course to stay certified as occupational first aiders

Course Content

This course is divided into 8 modules:

Module 1: First Aid in the Workplace
Module 2: Patient Assessment
Module 3: Respiratory Emergencies
Module 4: Cardiac First Response
Module 5: Wounds and Bleeding
Module 6: Altered Levels of Consciousness
Module 7: Musculoskeletal Injuries
Module 8: Burns & Scalds, Chemical/Poisons, Electric Shock

ACDC is not required under Section 43, the Qualifications Act (1999) to have protection for learner arrangements in place

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