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Occupational 1st Aid QQI Level 5

Occupational 1st Aid QQI Level 5

Duration: 24 hours delivered over 3 days OR over 8 days (3 hours per day)
Certification: FETAC LEVEL 5
Credit Value: 1 credit

This module is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding requires to provide and coordinate 1st Aid in the workplace in Compliance with the requirements of the Safety Health Welfare at Work (general Application) Regulations 2007. Preferred entry level – QQI Level 4 certificate or Leaving certificate and / or life or work experience

Learners who successfully complete this module will:

  • Understand the responsibilities of the Occupational 1st Aider
  • Be able to provide treatment for the purpose of preserving life or minimising the consequences of injury until discharge or the arrival of medical assistance
  • Be able to provide treatment in the workplace for an injury which does not require the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse
  • Be capable of coordinating 1st aid arrangements in the workplace
  • Be familiar with health and safety legislation on 1st aid provision in the workplace

Occupational First Aid Course Content:

  • UnUnit 1 1st Aid in the Workplace
  • UnUnit 2 Patient Assessment
  • UnUnit 3 Respiratory Emergencies
  • UnUnit 4 Cardiac First Response
  • UnUnit 5 Wounds and Bleeding
  • UnUnit 6 Altered Levels of Consciousness
  • UnUnit 7 Musculo-skeletal Injuries
  • UnUnit 8 Burns and Scalds, Chemicals, Poison, Electric Shock

On completion of the course, attendees’ knowledge and skills will be examined by an examiner registered with the OFAAA. If successful, attendees will receive a FETAC Occupational First Aid Certificate.

Course Validation
All of Healthcare Training Solutions 1st Aid Instructors and 1st Aid examiners are on the OFAAA Register of 1st Aid Trainers.

Maximum 10 participants per course

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Absolutely amazing Course & The tutors Mary & Jane are fantastic. Worthwhile making a step forward to becoming a Healthcare Assistant with superb team & with Ina Mc Crumlish she will get you to where you want to go. 100% Support all the Way! Grateful & thankful for all they done for me!

Joanne Grendon


Great enjoyable course, tutors very helpful! Everything explained so well!

Mandy Kelly


If you're thinking of going into healthcare may I recommend going to healthcare training solutions it's a great course and the tutors are just wonderful they take you through it step by step and it's always good Craic, thank you Grace and Mary it's a pleasure learning from you both

Trevor O' Toole


Pleasant tutors and proactive also. Highly recommended

Cyn Ruva