Refresher Occupational First Aid

All certified First Aiders must complete a 1 day refresher course every two years. This is in keeping with health and safety legislation and in order to ensure their knowledge and skills are up to date and their certification is current.

 

Where certification is more than 3 months out of date a person must re-attend the full 3 day training course.

 

Programme Requirements


Participants must produce evidence that their certification is within date.
 
 

Workshop Content

            

·       Accident  and injury assessment

·       Accident scene management

·       Spread of Infection, Rules of Bandaging

·       Circulation of Blood, Control of Bleeding

·       Respiratory System, Asphyxia, ABC Drill, CPR

·       Heart Attacks, CPR, Abdominal Thrusts

·       AED Training (Defibrillator)

·       Strokes

·       Unconsciousness, Concussion, Compression, Head, Eye and Facial Injuries

·       Recovery Position

·       Examination of Unconscious Casualty

·       Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries, Bandaging

·       Burns, Scalds, Poisons and Electric Shock

·       Diabetes, Epilepsy, Asthma


    Course Duration

      One day

     
     

    Certification


    On successful completion of the course participants receive a certificate of attendance as QQI does not issue refresher certificates. This must be maintained with their original certificate.