First Aid Responder Refresher

This course is for anyone needing to keep their current cert valid - which must be done every two years.

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F.A.R First Aid Responder -

Who is this course for:

This course is designed for those who currently hold a valid FAR cert and is to update the learner with the understanding, knowledge and practical skills required to provide and coordinate first aid in the workplace or emergency in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2007 and its accompanying Regulations and Guidelines.

General Aims:

This course is designed to update the learner to:

– Understand the responsibilities of the FAR place in the workplace.

– Provide treatment for the purpose of preserving life or minimising consequences of injuries until medical help arrives

– Provide treatment in the workplace for an injury which does not require medical attention.

– Be capable of coordinating first aid arrangements in the workplace.

– Be familiar with Health and Safety legislation on First Aid provision in the workplace.

Method of Delivery:

The course will utilise both theory and practical learning which will encourage student participation and feedback and ensure strong knowledge of practical skills.


Are experienced and qualified PHECC instructors


Learners who successfully complete this course will receive a PHECC Certificate (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council) which is valid for 2 years.

Topics Covered:

The following is a overview of topics covered on this course, ADULT & PAEDIATRIC SKILLS:

  • Principles of First Aid
  • Getting Help
  • Primary Survey
  • Secondary Survey
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Fractures
  • Spinal Injury
  • Soft Tissue Damage
  • CFR – Cardiac First Responder (Community) CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Unconsciousness
  • Concussion
  • Compression
  • Fainting
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Seizures
  • Stroke

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