This course will provide you with the practical and possible life-saving skills to deal with an emergency situation. Focus is on the essential elements of first aid and life-saving skills.
- Scene and patient assessment
- First Aid and Covid-19 in the workplace
- Recognising and treat choking
- How to perform CPR and how to use an AED (defibrillator)
- Recognising and treating stroke and heart attack
- Treatment of fractures, spinal injuries, sprains and strains
- Treatment for shock and poisoning
- How to treat and bandage wounds and other injuries
- Recognising and treating concussion and compression
Please note, as per the new guidelines issued by PHECC (the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council), learners will learn compression only CPR. This means learners will not blow in to the manikin (i.e. no mouth to mouth).
How will I learn?
All our instructors have several years of practical experience in the field and in teaching. We teach theory sessions followed by practical sessions where the participants get the chance to test their new skills.
What will I receive on the course?
Each participant will receive the following items:
- Emergency First aid booklet
- Pocket Face Mask
- Key-ring Face Shield
- Request Emergency Dispatch (RED) Card
- Covid-19 e-booklet
In the interest of safety, the above items will be packaged by persons wearing appropriate personal protection equipment.
The course is tested by continuous observation by the trainer and a multiple choice question paper.
Max Number of Learners
The max number of instructor to learners is 1:8
What precautions are in place in light of Covid-19?
Learners will complete the course in their own clear-Perspex pod.
Each pod will contain a face mask, desk, chair, an adult tailor manikin (with fully movable arms, wrists, hands and fingers), a trainer AED (defibrillator), an adult CPR manikin and infant CPR manikin and various bandages and wound dressings. All bandages / dressings and slings will be new and unopened. Learners may take these items home with them or dispose of them in the designated bin if they do not wish to keep them.
The pods, desks, chairs, tailor manikins, CPR manikins and AED’s (defibrillators) will be sanitised prior to the course by persons wearing appropriate PPE. There will be strict social distancing measures in place regarding entering and exiting the hall and using the toilets.
Learners who complete the online course and the successfully pass the exam will receive a St John Certificate in Emergency First Aid (which is valid for 2 years)
The cost of the course is € 95 per person. Discounts are available is 3 or more people book the course. For further information on group discounts please email email@example.com or ring 01 668 8077
The course can be booked below securely using PayPal. If you wish to use another payment method then please contact 01 668 8077 or firstname.lastname@example.org
When is the next available course?
The course is held on a bi-monthly basis, please see dates below.