Students must demonstrate a range of competencies in order to achieve the First Aid Response standard. Upon completion of a recognised First Aid Response course the student will be able to:
All assessments are carried out in accordance with PHECC requirements.
Participants must complete and pass the following assessments:
PHECC First Aid Responder Participants who successfully pass the Assessments will be issued with a Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder Certificate.
This award is the only first aid certification 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.
PHECC is a statutory agency and the regulator for all pre-hospital emergency medical care in Ireland.
All participant will be required to partake in practical exercises which are an essential element of the course. Some of the exercises are on the floor, simulating real life situations. We therefore ask participants to wear practical and comfortable clothing to the course.
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Safe Pass is a safety awareness training programme for construction workers. This one-day programme provides workers with a basic knowledge of health and safety to make them aware of the inherent dangers on work sites so that they will not be a risk to themselves or to their co-workers who work alongside them.More Information
The Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the General Applications 2007 requires that all hazards in a workplace be identified, risk assessed and that adequate precautions be introduced. Ergonomics is a method of fitting a work area to the worker. The purpose is to reduce the amount of strain put on the body and eliminate visual and musculoskeletal stress and damage. Employers are required to analyze VDU workstations and the general work environment paying particular attention to eyesight, physical difficulties and mental stress and to introduce measures to control any risks identified.More Information
The course is relevant for any person who is responsible for health and safety in their workplace or who requires a recognised qualification in Occupational Health and Safety. It is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in their place of work. Increasing employees’ participation in health and safety also has positive benefits for a company in terms of less workplace accidents, absenteeism, etc.More Information