QQI Occupational First Aid

QQI Level 5 Minor Award (5N1207)

This QQI accredited course will develop learners as Occupational First Aid.

The course runs in accordance with the Health & Safety Authority Guidelines and is accredited by QQI. Assessment is carried out in accordance with QQI guidelines and regulations. Certification is valid for two years.

Programme Objectives

The overall objective of First Aid is to:

  • Save life
  • Prevent conditions getting worse
  • Promote recovery

Workshop Content

    o   Patient Assessment

    o   Incident Procedures

    o   Cardiac First Response- Community

    o   Common medical emergencies

    o   Injury management and shock

    o   Care of the unconscious patient

    o   Burns and electrical injury care

    o   Hypothermia and hyperthermia

    o   Information management

    o   Communications

    o   The well-being of the First Aid Responder

    o   Assessments

course Duration


 Three days 



 Participants who successfully pass the Assessments will be issued with a QQI Occupational First Aid Certificate. This certificate is recognised by the Health & Safety Authority. The Certificate is valid for two years and indefinitely on attending a two-day Refresher Course every two years