How long does take?
It is a 3 day course with small practical and theory assessments as part.
These assessments will be done by an independent QQI examiner, provided by TC Ireland
The modules are as follows:
Unit 1 First aid in the workplace
Unit 2 Patient assessment
Unit 3 Respiratory emergencies
Unit 4 Cardiac first response
Unit 5 Wounds and bleeding
Unit 6 Altered levels of consciousness
Unit 7 Musculoskeletal injuries
Unit 8 Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock
What is the maximum number per course?
Providing there is enough space, we can accommodate groups up to 10 people.
If you have a large training room it is possible to combine two courses together to accommodate 20 people.
Do I need any previous qualifications or requirements?
There are no previous Qualifications necessary although a good understanding of English is required for most of our courses.
If there are language barriers we also run courses in Polish, Latvian, Russian, French and Spanish.
What Qualification do I Get?
The qualification achieved is a QQI level 5 in Occupational First Aid.
(FETAC is in the process of being taken over by Quality & Qualifications Ireland) The process and quality of the certificate is exactly the same as FETAC, just under a new name.
How much does it cost?
Prices are 275 Euros per person, with group rates at 1700 Euros up to 10 people.
Do I get anything extra?
All course participants get a Training manual, Personal Training Equipment and Certificates.
The Training equipment includes a pair of gloves, Various Bandages, Pocket face masks for CPR, Personal Face Shield and Hygiene wipes.
How long does it take to get certificates?
All of our courses are certified on the day once payment has been received.
FETAC (QQI) Certificates can take up to 3 months after processing although participants will receive temporary certs on the day.