Attendees

This course is for First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders. It provides a skills update within the 3 year requalification period.

The HSE strongly recommend all qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders undertake annual training. Although attendance is not mandatory in order to maintain certification, the refresher session bridges what otherwise could be a 3 year gap between training and is considered best practice.

All of our course options are available for both individual and group bookings and the refresher course can cater up to a maximum of 16 attendees.

Duration

3 contact hours/half day.

Content

The session offers qualified first aiders the opportunity to keep their skills up to date and refreshed.

Practical and theoretical activities include:

  • Responsibilities
  • Communication skills
  • Primary Assessment
  • Top-to-toe survey
  • Recovery Position
  • Action for vomit
  • Resuscitation
  • Chain of Survival
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Bandaging and Hygiene

Qualification

A certificate of attendance will be issued to all attendees to demonstrate their skills are up to date above and beyond the minimum standard.

Attendance is not mandatory in order to maintain a First Aid qualification within its 3 year window, however additional training in this period is considered best practice.