Occupational First Aid QQI Level 5

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Course Aim:

Occupational first aidOur QQI Level 5 Occupational First Aid course equips the learner with the knowledge, practical skills & understanding required to provide appropriate first-aid treatment in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007; Part 7, Chapter 2 : First Aid.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course, learners will be able to;

  • Understand their new responsibilities of an Occupational First Aider
  • Provide appropriate treatment for the purpose of preserving life
  • Minimise the consequences of injury until the arrival of medical assistance
  • Provide appropriate treatment for an injury which does not require the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse
  • Be familiar with health & safety legislation on first aid in the workplace (e.g. Contents of First Aid Box)

Course Programme:

  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Accident scene management – Personal safety - Patient Assessment
  • Using CPR - Respiratory Emergencies & Choking
  • Burns & Scalds - Medical Emergencies
  • Other First Aid Information (e.g. Management of Spinal Injuries, Use of AED)

Training Methods:

Classroom based power-point presentation with a practical component; (i.e. Dealing with Emergencies)

Who Should Attend?

This course is specifically designed for those staff or individuals with an interest in becoming a qualified First-Aider

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 10 learners
  • 3 days
  • QQI Certificate of Competence will be issued to all learners who successfully complete & pass this course
  •  We can also offer group discounts.

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