FAR-Refresher (First Aid Response-Refresher) Copy

The 2-day FAR-Refresher course replaces the former Occupational First Aid-Refresher (OFA-R) course. It is the recognised by the Health & Safety Authority of Ireland (HSA) as meeting the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I.No. 299 of 2007).

Course Content

  • Scene and patient assessment
  • Recognising and treat choking
  • How to perform CPR and how to use an AED (defibrillator)
  • Recognising and treating stroke and heart attack
  • Treatment of crush injuries, 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
  • How to recognise and treat hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • How to treat electric shock and chemical burns

What will I receive on the course?

Each participant will receive the following items:

  • First Aid Response (FAR) booklet
  • Pocket Face Mask
  • Key-ring Face Shield
  • Request Emergency Dispatch (RED) Card
  • Covid-19 information pack (this includes a 14-page ‘First Aid & Covid-19 in the workplace’ e-booklet, links to videos demonstrating correct hand hygiene and donning and doffing personal protective equipment (PPE) and 2 printable A4 posters for your workplace

Assessment

Learners will be assessed on their practical skills and complete a MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) exam

Max Number of Learners

The max number of instructor to learners is 1:8

Certification

A PHECC FAR certificate is issued to all successful participants (which is valid for 2 years).

A 2-day refresher course must be attended within this period to keep the certificate valid.

Cost

  • The cost of this course is € 195 per person
  • Discounts are available for groups.

Discounts are available for group bookings. For further information on discounts please email training@stjohn.ie

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