FAR First Aid Response Brochures

First Aid Response Course (FAR)

Date and Time

Tue, 14 May 2019

09:30 – 16:30 IST

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The Junction – Business Innovation Centre

Unit 19H Axis Business Park

Clara Rd

R35 P285 Tullamore


The HSA specifies that an Occupational first aider is a person trained and qualified in Occupational first aid – Chapter 2 Part 7 General Applications Regulations 2007. As of 01/09/2107 the management of the Register of Trainers and the provision of training certification is managed by PHECC (Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council), the programme provided for first aid training for workplace standard is First Aid Responder (FAR).

The PHECC FAR programme is designed to meet the first aid and basic life support requirements that a person known as a “First Aid Responder” may encounter in the workplace.

In addition to CFR skills the FAR possesses defined skills in the further management of a patient who has become suddenly ill or injured in the Pre Hospital environment until emergency services arrive.

Duration of Training : 3 days


1. Patient Assessment

2. Incident Procedure

3. CFR – Community

4. Common Medical Emergencies

5. Injury Management & Shock

6. Care of the Unconscious Patient

7. Burns & Electrical Injuries

8. Hypothermia & Hyperthermia

9. Infection Management

10. Communications

11. The wellbeing of the first aid responder

Certification : PHECC FAR Cert valid for 2 years

Assessment : MCQ 20 question paper, CFR Practical , FAR practical skills assessment.

Provided : Manual / Notes, CPR Pocket Mask, PHECC Red Card.

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