This course is aimed at persons who are already in possession of a valid OFA Certificate
Duration: 8 hours FETAC Occupational First Aid Standard (effective from 1st Septmeber 2008)
Course Content: A comprehensive skills and cognitive review of each lesson will be carried out
Module 1: First Aid in the Workplace
Module 2: Patient Assessment
Module 3: Respiratory Emergencies
Module 4: Cardiac First Response (including Defibrillation)
Module 5: Wounds & Bleeding
Module 6: Altered Level of Consciousness
Module 7: Musculoskeletal Injuries
Module 8: Burns/Scalds Chemicals & Electric Shock
Candidates will also be trained and certified in Automated External Defibrillation and in the administration of aspirin as required under the new syllabus.
Max candidates 10 per course
Duration: 24 hours including examination
Instructor: The course instructor will be an experienced Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic who will have been assessed by the appropriate authorities and who’s name will appear on the Registrar of Occupational First Aid Instructors assessed
Certification: Successful candidates will receive a FETAC Level 5 OFA Certificate.